One Year Later: Ten Lessons from the Grissom Lane Net Zero Senior Apartments
A version of this article appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
October 16, 2016
Designed, built, and managed by Community Housing Partners (CHP), Grissom Lane Apartments in Blacksburg, Virginia, are affordable homes for seniors and the first EarthCraft Virginia Net Zero Certified homes in the state. As such, each home produces as much energy as, or more energy than, it uses. One of the primary reasons the four duplexes were built to net zero standards was so that residents age 55 and over could continue aging in the same home for as long as possible.
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