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New Urban News on SOMO: A melding of new urbanism and One Planet Communities

New Urban News, a monthly online magazine at the forefront of new urbanism, recently featured a long and interesting article about Sonoma Mountain Village. An excerpt: Factory and office buildings that Hewlett-Packard erected in the 1980s — extremely strong, they were built to accom- modate any HP product line — will end up serving a […]

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Sonoma Mountain Village Approved

America’s first One Planet Community is well on its way to realization – Codding Enterprise’s Sonoma Mountain Village project has been approved for entitlement by the Rohnert Park City Council.   Included in the plan are new fire and police stations, a broader range of housing types, greater sales-tax revenues, precedent-setting green and sustainable environmental […]

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#1 US solar distributor relocates to Sonoma Mountain Village

ROHNERT PARK. In another leasing success for One Planet developer Codding Enterprises, DC Power has moved into 30,000 square feet of office and warehouse space in the Sonoma Mountain Village in Rohnert Park, and added 55 employees in the last six months. According to vice president of marketing Chris Phipps, at least 20 more will […]

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First LEED-CI Platinum in the North Bay area of San Francisco: Comcast’s New Operations Center at Sonoma Mountain Village

Comcast’s new zero-carbon Operations Center at Sonoma Mountain Village, managed and built by the developer, Codding Enterprises, has received the first LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification – the top honor available from the U.S. Green Building Council – in the North Bay area of San Francisco. The Operations Center is the […]

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Sonoma Mountain Village – progress update

Increased renewable energy generation In December 2009, a contract with Stellar Energy was signed to provide an additional 1,000 kilowatt solar photovoltaic array on the roof of one of the existing commercial buildings on-site. Work began on this project in late February and should be completed by the end of 2010. Job creation Job creation […]

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May 7 2009, Portland OR: Carbon Footprint of Neighborhoods Study to be Launched at Living Future

May 7 – BioRegional and green developer Codding Enterprises have been invited to launch a major new report in a plenary address at the sold-out Living Future conference – easily the most advanced green building gathering in North America. The study compares the total carbon footprint of households in various green building scenarios. The report finds that […]

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Worldchanging.com: Is Green Suburbia Possible?

Seattle. We recently gave Adele Peters of e-magazine Worldchanging.com a tour of Sonoma Mountain Village. Adele’s article suggests: “The community is a good example of how developers can go far beyond the highest LEED standards by taking an approach to sustainability that considers the full system. “ Read more.

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Governor Schwarzenneger names Sonoma Mountain Village Winner of Environmental Leadership Award

Sacramento. Today, Governor Schwarzenegger announced that Sonoma Mountain Village has won the 2008 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA)for its plans as the first One Planet Community in the United States. GEELA is California’s highest and most prestigious environmental honor. Sonoma Mountain Village won the sole award for Comprehensive Land Use Planning. “I’m proud to […]

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Nov 14 2008, San Francisco: One Planet presentation at launch of Living PLanet Report 2008

Nov 14 2008 @ Global Business Network, San Francisco. Greg Searle is joining Mathis Wackernagel of Global Footprint Network and Dr. Jean Rogers of Arup to speak at an event marking the launch of the Living Planet Report 2008 at Global Business Network in San Francisco. Also present to answer questions about Sonoma Mountain Village were Geof Syphers, Richard Pope, and […]

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Dwell Magazine declares Sonoma Mountain Village “Best in the US”

Dwell Magazine declares Sonoma Mountain Village “Best in the US”

California. Dwell Magazine, North America’s highly respected industry publication for modern architecture and design, had this to say about Sonoma Mountain Village in the October 2008 edition: “Naturally, sustainability guides the design, from framing made from locally recycled cars to alternative energy for all 1,900 homes. A “five-minute living” layout makes it easy to walk […]

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