A Workbook of Design Options for Sustainable Development: Atkins Corner Plan

Amherst Center, MA


solar energy

Plan "workbook" for the Atkins Corner area in the town offers sustainable design guidelines and illustrations for future development, including sustainable architecture goals of designing to accommodate passive solar and PV, orienting buildings to take advantage of solar access, and using solar hot water heating and PV systems (Chap. 5).

Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Solar Practice: Supports Accessory Solar Energy Use
Supports Solar Siting
Supports Solar-Ready Homes
Population Range: <25K
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Plan
Tool Type: Subarea Plan
Design Guidelines
Population Density: 3,000-4,999/square mile
Region: New England
Topic: Energy
Taxonomy Master Topics: Solar Energy Policy
Type of Place: City