"Thanks to an extraordinary combination of commitment,
knowledge and experience, the dedicated team at Common Fire helps
improve our quality and character of life... In being given the US Green
Building Council's highest possible rating, Common Fire has proven its
commitment to a mission founded upon environmental responsibility and
-- Former NY Governor,
Welcome to the Most Comprehensive Introduction to Green
Building on the Web.
The Common Fire Foundation maintains this website as a free companion
to our housing co-op in Tivoli, NY. The co-op was certified by the US
Green Building Council as the highest scoring green building in
the Eastern US, the third highest scoring in the country, and
the first Platinum-Certified building in New York.
- Want to learn all about green building -- why
it's important and what makes this building so green?
- Want to know exactly what materials and products were used
in this building?
Check out the Details
- Want some quick tips on how to green your home or
building? Download these brochures. NOTE: They
are large files. They take a minute on high-speed internet.
Are you an educator
seeking to teach your students about green building and related
issues? Check out these simple
and engaging activites.
The Common Fire Foundation
Kerley Corners Tivoli, NY 12583