“Most Environmentally Sustainable Building in Virginia Gets Green Light from Virginia Beach”. CBF’s facility for PHP moves closer to completition.

Hoo ray!

Hopefully CBF will conduct intense studies about using wind turbines safely since so many birds love PHP and it's vital habitat in the Atlantic Flyway. Photo credit: CBF

Photo credit: CBF

From CBF.org/PHP:

“We are extremely gratified that the Virginia Beach City Council and the community support our new venture at Pleasure House Point,” said CBF Hampton Roads Director Christy Everett. “The CBF Brock Environmental Center will be a model of sustainable design, demonstrating how it is possible to build responsibly and make a substantial environmental difference without sacrificing comfort or aesthetics.”

The CBF Brock Environmental Center will feature cutting-edge green construction practices to meet the “Living Building Challenge,” a set of stringent, specific environmental standards established by the International Living Future Institute. These standards require the facility to have “net zero” impact on the environment, not only during construction but during its daily operation. It will be the first of its kind in Virginia.

More including video at WAVY.com.

Hopefully all the parties can come together to work out a deal to preserve the remainder of PHP too to ensure everyone including the kids using CBF’s facility will have the best possible experience.

Learn more about the possibility of trees coming down for duplexes within site of CBF’s facility here and here.

Let’s hope everyone can come together to preserve this privately held property to ensure trees including Live Oaks are saved, and kids will have the best possible experience while learning about the great outdoors at CBF’s facility.

One thought on ““Most Environmentally Sustainable Building in Virginia Gets Green Light from Virginia Beach”. CBF’s facility for PHP moves closer to completition.

  1. PHP will be a great experience for all to enjoy for generations to come without the development of the privately held 20 lots. As the sea’s are rising and preservation of the Chesapeake Bay is on going please help the cause to make Virginia beach city council not to spend 2.5 million for extending Marlin Bay Rd and use the money to purchase the property.
    Thank you kindly, Vincent

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