I am ready to buy a new car. With the emerging crop of hybrids out there, I’m eager to leave a smaller footprint, use less gas and leave less smog behind. The first step, as with this article, is research!
When we sit and reflect on the recent hurricanes we think primarily of the wind and rain, then the damage inflicted to our houses and businesses. For many the cleanup process had us out in the humidity picking up our broken fences and roof tiles. We created neat little piles of trash as chainsaws could be heard through the neighborhoods, trucks hauling off loads of debris, load after load.
Dr. Wanda Bethea looks toward the future of Brevard County and envisions a number of key persons and groups working together to create a multi-faceted synergy that keeps the Space Coast on the cutting edge.
That’s the question that started this effort. With Brevard County’s current rapid development, concerned citizens must ask themselves, “What will life be like if we do not take steps to manage growth?
Judy and Dr. Chris Edwards of the Smile Design Center are building Brevard County’s very first LEED™ (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Green Building in the private sector.
Moving in the right direction
Throughout the peaks and valleys of day-to-day life, its good to know that there is an active program in your community that works to minimize your challenges and keeps Brevard County on a level we all feel good about.
So what is a “green building and sustainable development”? Sustainable, green development and building involve construction and lifetime of operation that assure the healthiest possible environment, while representing the most efficient and least disruptive use of land, water, energy and resources.