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Habitat for Humanity’s Impact on Green Home Market via @triplepundit

Many Habitat affiliates build beyond these basic EPA standards. The East Bay group is a green building leader in the international network. Habitat East Bay Green Building is paying attention to the energy and resources going into their projects, as well as sourcing non-toxic materials. They are concerned about the impact on the environment and the impact on homeowner’s health. They are also working to be sure these new homes are located near public transportation, so the daily lives of residents are lower impact and more cost efficient. For instance, a new project comprising 36 homes in South San Francisco is purposefully situated near BART, the Bay Area’s Rapid Transit network.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/09/habitat-for-humanity-...

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