A new set of energy-efficient homes are under development in Greendale, St Catherine, and may hit the market next year.
Called Green Village, the complex is billed as the “first green residential community” with rainwater harvesting for landscape irrigation of common areas and home lots as well as a bio-digester treatment plant.
Paul Soegaard, a technical director for the project – the developers are Green Village Country Club Development Limited – declined to speak about the project, saying it is to be formally launched early next year.
However, the project website indicates that Green Village will feature 116 mixed-housing units, street lights powered by renewable sources, with solar water heaters and swimming pools. The toilets are low flush and the shower heads and faucets are low flow, the company notes on its website. Continue