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Community 20/20

Our Community 20/20 program links landowners and developers to innovative green design features and forward focused building practices to create communities where residents can live, work and play while reducing their impact on the environment.

 

The advancement of Smart Communities in Burlington will ensure that Burlingtonians will enjoy a high quality of life now and in the future within a healthy environment.

Click here for a handy checklist of some of the key design features of a smart community development.

You can also check out Sustainable Hamilton Burlington Business Climate Action Toolkit for ways to manage the energy and environmental impacts of your business.

RAIN Community Solutions helps communities manage rain where it falls to save mone, reduce flood risk, and protect our water.

BurlingtonGreen offers Eco-Solutions to help local business and organizations to reduce costs while helping the planet.



BurlingtonGreen has adopted Future Oxford's sustainability framework as illustrated in the following nested circles, recognizing that community and economic activity occurs within environmental, or ecological, limits. This framework underpins the design, planning, implementation and operations of a Community 20/20 development.
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Action on the climate change emergency here in Burlington prioritizes the advancement of sustainable, smart development projects, homes and communities in the city.  

Borrowing from Richmond Hill, the following categories are generally used to apply a sustainability metric tool to achieve healthy, complete and sustainable communities. 

  • Built environment
  • Mobility
  • Natural environment and open space
  • Infrastructure and buildings


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