EarthCraft Light Commercial in Charlottesville, Virginia

Triple C camp is proud to announce the construction of their new “green” Nature Studio. Triple C Camp has long been dedicated to teaching kids, adults, corporate groups, and community groups the value of living in harmony with nature. Thier new project, only the second project outside the state of Georgia to be registered in the EarthCraft Light Commercial green building certification program, gives a physical center for this effort. The Nature Studio, being constructed by T.E.A.L Construction, L.L.C  will be an exhibit for green building for all those visiting the camp to see and a functional learning space for those attending camp. Designed by The Gaines Group, PLC, an architectural firm named “best green designers” in 2008, this building incorporates energy efficient building envelope and systems, durable long lasting materials that don’t off gas hazardous chemicals, water conserving fixtures,  ecologically sensitive site work, construction waste diversion from the landfill, and resource efficient design and building elements. As camp director “H” says, “we are simply doing it right, to show the kids how it can be done, so they can teach their parents”.
 Triple C Mission Statement:
Triple C Camp exists to provide children a safe, fun, experience in a traditional camp environment. Everyone at Triple C learns about themselves and working with others, while creating positive lifelong memories. 
About Triple C Camp Programs:
Our Environmental Education Programs (The Green Adventure Project) are hands on, inquiry based programs that take students outside classroom walls and enrich their knowledge of science. Our Day Camp serves children from rising Kindergarten to 10th grade.  Instructional Swimming, Horseback Riding, Sports, Friendships, and Mature Staff make Triple C Day Camp #1! Our Challenge Course is an exhilarating series of elements which are used to help individuals and groups work better as a team, facilitate communication skills, and help build confidence in individuals.
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About EarthCraft Light Commercial:
Triple C Camp is tracking certification under the new EarthCraft Light Commercial Pilot Program for small scale commercial buildings in the Southeast. EarthCraft is a regionally-based, third-party verification program developed to foster the greening of residential, multi-family, small-scale commercial buildings, and communities.  For commercial buildings 15,000 square feet or less, the new green building program will provide a prescriptive pathway to achieve certification through resource efficiency, environmentally conscious design and construction practices, and building performance testing.

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