Archive for Green

Sustainability: embracing the new eco-system in the housing industry

playgroundGoing green isn’t just good for the environment; it also is good for business, as many residents are interested in living in a community that upholds environmentally sound practices.

Decades ago, such …

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Go Green, Get Green

rocky_grove1An investment in sustainability garners immediate and long-lasting returns. Many states offer incentives, such as tax breaks and grants, just for building green! Take advantage of these opportunities now. Some geographical areas …

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Honoring our natural playground

Next week marks two important days for the environment. Earth Day is Monday, April 22 and Arbor Day is Friday, April 26. earthday

On April 22, 1970, 20 million people across America celebrated …

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What it means to be green

2011EvergreenAwardWinnersOn March 21, I arrived at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, just a few blocks from the White House in Washington, D.C., to accept the General Services Administration (GSA) …

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NRPA 2011 Annual Convention – WHAT IT MEANS TO BE GREEN

NRPA-2011-AThousands of park and recreation professionals gathered last week at the Georgia World Convention Center in Atlanta to learn about new trends and innovative products making an impact in their industry.  The …

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