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02/08/2011

Community Health Through Sustainability

 
Community health can be improved with sustainable goals.

The EPA is recognizing four communities that have made efforts to reduce air pollution and improve health for through implementation of sustainable goals. 

The Building Healthy Communities for Active Aging awards are given out to communities with commitments that reduce air pollution, reduce water contaminants, maintain active lifestyles, and enhance quality of life.

This year’s winners in the achievement category are the City of Charlotte, N.C. and the Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Texas. The winners in the commitment category are the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, VA. and the Philadelphia Corporation on Aging, PA.

“Communities that recognize that design matters contribute to the quality of life of persons of all ages and the environment,” says John Frece, director of EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities.

 “When communities invest in diverse means to get around and build active aging into our daily lives, they receive the environmental dividends of both a healthy environment and a better quality of life for residents of all ages.”

EPDM, Sustainability, and the Environment

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Planning for Sustainability


 

 


Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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