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Green businesses are growing in Chesapeake! If you are a local business doing green things we want to know about it! Forward your business photos and information to Public Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will post spotlights of those businesses on this page.
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What is a “green” building?
A sustainable building, or green building is a design which focuses on increasing the efficiency of resource use (energy, water, materials) while reducing building impacts on human health and the environment during the building's lifecycle. Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment.