ASHEVILLE LIVE- ABILITY REAL ESTATE NEWS & VIEWS
It's great to live in Asheville, and I'll tell you why. LIVE-ABILITY! Let the news around town explain. Here, "clipped from the headlines"... is my personal collection of items of interest for Asheville residents and real estate investors...and for those of you longing to relocate to Asheville, NC!
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Solar Innovation- Asheville -One of the first major hotels in the United States to include a solar water heating system atop its roof, the Hilton Asheville will offers water that, throughout the hotel, including the pool, will be solar heated, will eliminate 25 tons of carbon dioxide per year, the equivalent of planting 7,377 trees. The solar water heating system is just one of the hotel's many environmentally focused features. More Sustainability Features and Photos.
Sustainabillity- Asheville-: Here is the inspiring story of the saving of one of Asheville's architectural landmarks, Helen's Bridge. "The saving of Helen's Bridge now gives us all the opportunity to walk under the "great arched bridge" and shout up to the bridge and listen for our echo, just as Thomas Wolfe did as a young boy in the early 1900's."
Wellness-Asheville: Addressing the challenges of childhood obesity, healthy aging and workplace wellness UNC Asheville is poised to address these challenges through the N.C. Center for Health and Wellness at UNC Asheville.
Green Jobs- Asheville: The Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (HACA) this year contracted with Green Opportunities' (GO) Energy Team to recruit, train and place public housing residents in jobs weatherizing public housing units. In its first four months the GO Energy Team created almost a score of jobs and weatherized approximately 1,200 units of public housing.
Construction-Asheville: Warren Wilson College hosts an annual conference of particular interest to Asheville Livability. This is the Mountain Green Conference where professionals convene annually to learn about and discuss "best practices" in sustainable and green construction, real estate, development, planning, and design.
to be continued...if you desire to experience Asheville LIVE- ABILITY...let me know!