The Phoenixville Green Team is a group of local
volunteers advocating the vision of a greener community that preserves the
environment and promotes healthy, sustainable lifestyles and businesses.
We support local initiatives, build awareness
and motivate people on how to “live, work, and play green” in the Greater
We are always looking for curious, passionate volunteers and members interested in exploring, advocating and creating local, sustainable and environmentally friendly ways to improve and enjoy our community.
FORUM: Lease, Buy or DIY. Solar PV for your Home
Understanding your Options!
July Forum -
Wednesday, June 15th, 7pm to 8:30pm
3rd Floor Molly Maguire's
197 Bridge St
The lease or purchase of a solar PV electric system for your home is an investment in your time and money. You have 3 options, Lease, Buy or DIY. This presentation shows what happened when one homeowner considered all three options.
SolarCity will present the lease option, offering a no-money-down option to have renewable energy on your roof that matches or beats the utility rate your paying. Open Sky Energy, a local solar installation company will present the opportunities and issues of purchasing and owning PV.
Finally, why not Do-It-Yourself? Phoenixville based Community Eco Center will discuss the resources being developed to help you git-r-done, with some Smarts and Parts assistance.
Phoenixville Greenway System - 1986-2016
The Greenway Team presented to the Phoenixville Planning Commission The History and Future of The Phoenixville Greenway 1986-2016. The presentation initiated a new advocacy effort for more Trails, Quality Open Space and Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure in the community.
The 10 mile Phoenixville Greenway System was started in 1986 to create a Riparian Buffer, Nature Corridor, Recreation, and Quality Open Space long the French Creek and Schuylkill River.
The presentation provides a score card for each property Quality Open Space and Trail access in the Borough. Download a copy here.
The presentation outlined the following top 4 current projects
1. Trail connection thru Canal RR Underpass to the River
2. Black Rock Dam Portage
3. Devault Trail Phase 1 in Phoenixville
4. Quality Open Space along the SRT and in the Boro
Add your voice to making sure trails, quality open space and transportation infrastructure are part of the redevelopment of the remaining steel company properties by joining and support the Greenway Team
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