Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Pittsboro Students Build Sustainable Cottage

Sustainable technology students at Central Carolina Community College recently completed construction of the 450-square-foot “Chatham Cottage.” Built to Energy Star standards and equipped with low-flow plumbing fixtures and green building materials, the cottage encourages sustainable living. The cottage was funded by a $30,000 grant from the Progress Energy Foundation. The proceeds raised from auctioning off the house will fund next year’s building project. Read more »