Cohousing Pioneer to Speak in Des Moines

June 20, 2011 – Cohousing Pioneer to Speak in Des Moines: “Cohousing, Community and the Value of Custom Neighborhoods” Thursday, July 14, 2011 – 7:00 pm Windsor Heights Community Center Colby Park 6900 School Street (69th Street south of University Avenue) Des Moines, IA $10 Admission Charles Durrett, an award-winning architect and leader in the […]

U.S. Small Business Administration Recognizes Green & Main Developer

December 15, 2010  |  Des Moines Register The U.S. Small Business Administration recently recognized 12 central Iowa businesses and business owners that participated in the Emerging 200 Initiative. Go to the article »

Veridian Credit Union Helps Finance Green & Main Pilot Project

December 11, 2010  |  Business Record Chaden Halfill, managing member of Indigo Dawn LLC, is a determined man with a big idea but, until recently, little money to back it up. Go to the article »

Green & Main Selected For International Study

Indigo Dawn LLC’s Green and Main initiative pilot project has been selected to participate in the international Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES).

Art Installation by Scavo Campus Students Celebrates Sustainability

November 9, 2010  |  Des Moines Register The Green & Main Pilot Project located at 800 19th St in Des Moines, Iowa recently received a colorful installation. SCAVO Campus Students installed seven panels demonstrating sustainable practices such as storm water management. Go to the article »

Indigo Dawn Takes a Little Green a Long Way

October 16, 2010  |  Des Moines Business Record Support for the Green & Main Pilot Project continues with new funding sources for the the estimated $2.6 million commercial real estate project. The project’s funding stems from regional, statewide and national supporters. Go to the article »

CBER Assists in Green Retrofit

October 1, 2010  |  Iowa State University website Article about the Center for Building Energy Research’s involvement with Green & Main, including a metering system to monitor the building’s energy use to help tenants understand how to best use the building. Go to the article »

Des Moines Developer Launching Model of Green Renovation

September 23, 2010  | The Des Moines Register Article featuring the positive impact Green & Main will have on community revitalization, including establishing a pattern that other developers of small commercial projects can use to tackle their own environmentally friendly renovations with reduced costs and time. Go to the article »

Abandoned Market Building to Set Green Standard

June 21, 2008   |  Des Moines Business Record An interview with Chaden Halfhill about the vision behind the Green & Main Pilot Project and how it will be achieved. Go to the article »

Green Showcase

January 2008  |  Green Des Moines Green & Main among the key sustainable building projects being highlighted in Des Moines. Go to the article »

Green Guide: Eco-update Older Home

April 18, 2010  | The Des Moines Register Chaden Halfhill interview on how to increase your energy efficiency. He provides tips on how to make an older home more eco-friendly. Go to the article »

The Good (Green) Life

July 9, 2010  | dsm Magazine Fun article on how Chaden Halfhill and others in Des Moines are making simple changes in their lives that are positively impacting the environment. Go to the article »