Sustainability

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Rain gardens and other innovative stormwater-cleansing techniques retain, clean, and recharge ground water.

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Progressive communities are built within walking distance of train stations and public transportation as well as town centers.

Progressive Housing Communities are environmentally sustainable.

energy-star-logoHomes in all Progressive Housing communities feature reduced carbon emissions and increased energy efficiency. Built with tight thermal envelopes, they incorporate thicker exterior wall insulation and tightly sealed doors and windows. Low-E window glass reduces solar heat absorbed by the buildings, decreasing the need for air conditioning. Energy-Star rated appliances provide additional energy and cost savings.

Rain gardens and other innovative stormwater-cleansing devices not only retain stormwater on site, but clean it and recharge the ground water.

Progressive Housing communities are “smart growth” developments. Communities are sited near public transportation, jobs, and shops to cut down on automobile use. This reduces gas use which not only lowers carbon emissions but saves homeowners money.  By focusing on redevelopment of existing neighborhoods, new housing promotes vitality in older, inner ring suburbs while preserving the architectural character of these historic neighborhoods.

Homes in Progressive Housing communities are built with reduced carbon emissions and increased energy efficiency. Built with tight thermal envelopes, they incorporate thicker insulation and tightly sealed doors and windows. Low-E window glass reduces solar heat absorbed by the buildings, decreasing the need for air conditioning. Energy-Star rated appliances provide additional energy and cost savings.

Rain gardens and other innovative stormwater- devices not only cleanse storm water run off but also improve storm water conditions in existing neighborhoods.

Progressive Housing Ventures has been honored as a leader in sustainable development by the Smart Growth Alliance, a collaborative of over 200 government, private sector and non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting environmentally sensitive development in the Delaware Valley region. Green Street Mews, Kardon Park and Arbor Heights have all been recognized by the Alliance for the comprehensive approach to sustainability Progressive Housing has undertaken in these communities. Click here to read more.