GUESS What THIS Is?Hint:It's Sustainable -Asheville Style

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with REAL ESTATE REFERRAL NETWORK 209970

Take a look at this amazing photo. Guess what it is.
Give up? I'll give you a hint. It is A) sustainable and B) solar powered and it is
a local source of pride here in the Asheville, NC area.

A Sustainable, Solar Powered Fiber Mill


 

AND... if you find this fascinating as we do, you can learn more about this fiber mill in a lunch and learn sponsored by AIA Asheville. "Energy efficiency and sustainability were central to the architectural design and construction of the 16,500 square foot fiber mill in Weaverville, North Carolina. In 2012 the fiber mill won a Design Award honor from the NC AIA.  The mill incorporates a geothermal system, solar power, natural lighting, LED fixtures, and a comprehensive building energy management system that drastically reduces energy consumption.  In addition, the fiber mill uses low flow fixtures and harvests rainwater. As a result the facility uses 80% less water than similarly sized buildings.The Echoview Fiber Mill was designed by Clearscapes, Raleigh, NC.  Architect and project manager, Robby Johnston, will discuss the design and the many sustainable features of the building.

 

Click here if you would like to attend.  

Please respond by 5pm Monday, August 26.

Section Meeting Lunch Costs: Members, Allied Members, Sponsors - $15Interns, Students - $7 Guests - $20

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ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779
REAL ESTATE REFERRAL NETWORK - Asheville, NC
CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com

AWESOME! this building is over 16,000 sq ft and manages to incorporate a geothermal system, solar power, natural lighting, LED fixtures, and a comprehensive building energy management system that drastically reduces energy consumption.  In addition, the fiber mill uses low flow fixtures and harvests rainwater. DOUBLE AWESOME!

Aug 20, 2013 11:32 PM
David Popoff
DMK Real Estate - Darien, CT
Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct

That is so cool, here in Greenwich Ct the Greenwich Racquet Club installed solar panel for 90% of its electric use. 

Aug 20, 2013 11:48 PM