Affordable Energy Efficient Housing Vital for Urban Redevelopment
Affordable housing development is a key part of the urban redevelopment underway as part of the Atlanta BeltLine project.
The Atlanta BeltLine is a planned loop of 22 miles of modern streetcar lines (an expansion of the Atlanta Streetcar), 33 miles of multi-use trail, and 2,000 acres of parks. It will open in phases through the anticipated completion in 2030.
In 2016, the Atlanta BeltLine consists of four open trails; two trails under construction; seven parks; intensive planning for modern streetcar expansion; more than $3 billion in private economic redevelopment; hundreds of affordable workforce homes; free fitness classes; a linear arboretum; and urban farm; and the largest temporary public art exhibition in the south.
Rob Brawner, executive director of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, the private sector nonprofit that complements the efforts of the publicly supported Atlanta BeltLine Inc., spoke at the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta as part of panel discussion on "Amazing Atlanta Living to help builders from across the country understand the community context in which homes are built.
Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units
Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
Aesthetics only part of appeal of Johnson Controls' newest product
Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact
Samsung anticipates technology to be game-changer
Technology gives HVAC units 'mind of its own'
Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.