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Energy Efficiency
1 Design Competition to Determine Four New LEED Platinum Homes in New Orleans

At the onset of the 5th anniversary to Hurricane Katrina students and emerging professionals are putting their time towards helping in the rebuilding of New Orleans sustainably. The 2010 US Green Building Council Natural Talent Design Competition, in partnership with the Salvation Army’s EnviRenew program, is preparing to have the final student and emerging professional designs for a small, green and affordable home judged by an internationally recognized panel in conjunction with the citizens of New Orleans’ Broadmoor neighborhood; where the homes will be built.