University Park Alliance is financing construction
of energy-efficient home
Published: September 15, 2011 - 08:36 PM
Marilyn Boley (left) and Claire Sadler put up drywall as they work with other members of the University Park Alliance and the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority to help build the first Habitat for Humanity home in Summit County to be certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design by the U.S. Green Building Council. The future home of University of Akron employee Sharon Smothers and her two daughters is designed and being built using strategies intended to improve performance in metrics such as energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction and improved indoor environmental quality. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
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