USACE - Designing Sustainable Communities

published 6 years ago by DVIDS

Jerry Zekert and Andrea Wohlfeld Kuhn are technical experts for Master Planning. They are part of the USACE team that promotes sustainability and quality of life while designing communities. Planning provides the mechanism to create better environments, coordinate like-minded initiatives, and simultaneously meet the needs of the Army and our Soldiers, Civilians, and Families. Master planning is the over-arching entity that links environmental, housing, training, installation goals, etc. together to achieve success. By creating integrated master plans, we can create a sustainable environment for those who live and work on military installations. Achieving the “Triple Bottom Line” to meet the Army’s policy on Sustainability • Foster an ethic beyond compliance • Reduce our environmental footprint • Sustain land, air, and water resources • Minimize impacts on systems, ops, facilities by integrating principles and practices of sustainability • Enhance well-being of Soldiers, Civilians, Families, communities • Use innovative technology now and for the future Read how USACE is celebrating Earth Day: ... Also available in high definition

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