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CDS to Serve as Green Communities Technical Assistance Provider

Christiansburg, Va.Community Housing Partners (CHP) is proud to announce that its architectural arm, Community Design Studio (CDS), has been selected by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. to serve as a Green Communities Technical Assistance Provider.

As part of this new initiative, CDS will provide technical assistance to the region’s affordable housing developers on the design, construction, retrofit, rehabilitation, and operations and maintenance of green affordable housing.  CDS will also assist affordable housing developments achieve and maintain certification under the Green Communities Criteria.

CDS has been highlighted as a regional expert in Design, Construction Review, HVAC/Air Sealing/Insulation, Construction Completion Review, and Green Operations and Maintenance.

Enterprise Community Partners has intentionally aligned the Green Communities program with standards from Energy StarTM, the LEED programs, and local/regional municipal green building programs.  CDS has been formally selected as an expert in the Central East Coast region to advise developers in reaching the goals set forth by the Green Communities program.

For more information about the Green Communities initiative, visit Enterprise Community Partners at www.enterprisecommunity.org, or CDS at www.communitydesignstudio.org.