28 Jun '12, 2pm

Network org @SWMHP ‘s case study in @ecohomemagazine shows how green affordable housing improves health

Network org @SWMHP ‘s case study in @ecohomemagazine shows how green affordable housing improves health

I spoke with Rick Goodemannn, CEO of the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership, and George Lopez, director of construction services. Goodemannn began the conversation by telling me about his background in public housing, “I’ve been in the field since 1979, and spent most of my career using federal dollars to fix poorly built federal housing.” This frontline view of wasted money and poor results led Goodemannn to look for a better approach. The opportunity came in 1998 following a devastating F-5 tornado that slammed Saint Peter, Minn., wiping out about 50% of the city. “We had the opportunity to look at smarter ways of building, and we were looking at green approaches and how we could test some building models that we had been discussing with the University of Minnesota Center for Sustainable Building Research,” he explained. Soon the Partnership became one of state’s le...

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