The Housing Chronicles Blog: February column for Builder & Developer magazine now online

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

February column for Builder & Developer magazine now online

My column for the February issue of Builder & Developer magazine is now posted online.

For this issue, entitled "The Green Building Revolution Expands," I discussed the merging of green building and smart building techniques for all types of new building projects. As part of this column, I also interviewed CityView CEO Henry Cisneros (former HUD Secretary under President Clinton) and AMCAL President Arjun Nagarkatti.

An excerpt:

For the last two decades, we’ve continued to hear about the advantages of “smart growth,” and in most cases that means new developments which promote efficient land use, urban redevelopment, neighborhood revitalization and economic opportunity.Over the past few years, that definition has also expanded to include green building techniques, especially those related to energy efficiency and sustainability. Once relegated to certain project types, today smart, green building encompasses everything from high-rise office buildings to low-rise affordable housing options...

To read the entire column, click here.

To read the entire February 2012 issue in digital format, click here.

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