The Green & Main initiative creates community revitalization through sustainable renovation.
Green & Main is an initiative focused on the social and environmental transformation of existing buildings and neighborhoods into sustainable communities.
Through its renovation and rehabilitation efforts, Green & Main gives new life and purpose to historic buildings and neighborhoods that may otherwise fall into decay or continue to operate with overly-intensive energy use. Green & Main’s use of environmentally conscious designs, and building methods and materials make a long-term, positive impact on our communities and our planet. Learn more »
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The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior provides guidelines that the Green & Main Pilot Project follows as it merges energy efficient technology with historical preservation. This article provides links to various online resources for these areas.Read More»
Posted In: Historic Preservation
Join The Tomorrow Plan this coming Tuesday, November 22nd, for a strategic conversation in planning a sustainable future for Greater Des Moines. The Natural Living Community has been asked to help shape the future of Greater Des Moines. Let your voice be heard at a public conversation for The Tomorrow Plan, a 20-month process to craft a strategy for a vibrant and enduring future in the Greater Des Moines area. Your opinion will be influential in shaping the planning of our community for our generation and those that follow.Read More»
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