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Woodmeister Master Builders Announces Commitment to Preserve One Foot of Forest for Each Foot it Builds
Date:4/22/2010

Award-winning homebuilder declares its 1:1 Sustainable Commitment on Earth Day

Boston, MA, Nantucket, MA, Newport, RI and New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2010 -- Today, on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Woodmeister Master Builders (award-winning provider of fine residential construction, custom cabinetry and interiors, and lifestyle management services), announced The Woodmeister 1:1 Sustainable Commitment ---the company's pledge to preserve one square foot of native, forest land for every square foot of new buildings it constructs or remodels.

Within the past calendar year (2009-2010), Woodmeister Master Builders completed 88,313 square feet of construction work on residences across the Northeastern U.S.—from Maine to New York City; in Rhode Island, and on Massachusetts homes in Metro Boston, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and elsewhere. In support of its 1:1 Sustainable Commitment (announced today,) Woodmeister will permanently preserve 2.03 acres of conservation forest—an amount equal to its construction footage. This natural, wooded acreage will sequester a total of 41,366.60 pounds of CO2 every year-- the equivalent of 2,010.71 gallons of gasoline saved annually!

“Since the forest protected through our One-to-One Sustainable Commitment can never be developed, the environmental benefits it creates will continue forever,” said Daniel Paquette, Chief Sustainability Officer, Woodmeister Master Builders. “Woodmeister’s One-to-One Commitment is the expression of our belief that home builders should do what they can to be environmentally responsible—and to proactively pursue a common sense approach to sustainable construction.”

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