Green Building Incentive for Oregon
Developers in Ashland may increase the base density of units in residential developments by incorporating energy efficiency, architectural creativity and innovation, and the use of natural features of the landscape. Density may be increased up to a maximum of 15% based on bonus points earned for meeting the minimum requirements for certification as an Earth Advantage home, which includes an evaluation of energy usage, water usage, and air quality guidelines. Conservation features can also include passive solar design. To learn more, contact: Ashland Electric Utilities Department, 20 East Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520; 541-552-2061; Fax: 541-552-2436; http://www.ashland.or.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=423 and http://www.ashland.or.us/CodePrint.asp?CodeID=3420
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