- We avoided development on an environmentally sensitive site when the Homeowner chose an existing older home that is above the FEMA 100 yr. flood plain and further
than 100 ft. from any body of water.
- The USGBC encourages the building of new homes or renovations near or within existing communities. Among the many reasons, this allows for the use of existing
water lines, sewer lines, power lines, transit lines, etc.
- The Homeowner received full points because this house is located within a 1/2 mile of every item on the "Basic Community Resources" list. The home is within
walking distance (1/4 mile) from many of them. Located in downtown Clearwater, the accessibility to banks, schools, grocery stores, post office, library, restaurants, places of worship, arts and entertainment center, etc., all take little or no gas to get
- A point was gained because this home is within a 1/2 mile from a park. The access to open spaces encourages walking, physical activity and time spent
outdoors. Contact us to learn more.