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Partners

Gentle Gardener Green Design
The mission of Gentle Gardener Green Design is to support your personal stewardship of the Earth.

Terre Design
Terre Design Studio is on a mission to offer a fresh take on sustainable design by creating smart, beautiful solutions for real people. While healthy materials, energy efficiency, and environmentally-conscious practices are essential, we also believe sustainability is about finding creative solutions to work with your current space, realizing designs meant to endure, and building relationships meant to last. Terre believes green design does not have to be expensive, complicated or "aesthetically challenged". To us it is simply about designing smart & building responsibly.

Capitol Greenroofs
Founded to provide design and construction administration services to assist homeowners, developers, public planners, facility managers and architects how these systems are installed and maintained. CGR is a full service firm that can assist in a project's development programs, prepare cost estimates, landscape planting plans and can generate construction documents and specifications if requested. In addition, we like to oversee a project's installation to ensure quality control and occasionally are asked to provide cost/benefit analyses, life cycle costs and energy savings projections, and assist in the LEED certification process.

Watershed Architects
Award-winning green architects on a mission to foster healthy sustainable communities through innovative design based on ecological principles and social consciousness. Based in Richmond, Virginia, Watershed offers a comprehensive range of integrated design services including architecture, master planning/landscape design and construction. Our practice is primarily regional and includes residential, cultural, small-scale institutional and light commercial projects.

Sunflower Solar
Founded in 2005, Sunflower Solar is a collaborative bringing the fields of architecture, construction and energy conservation together to deliver renewable energy services based on a holistic understanding of the built environment. Bolstered by over 10 years of involvement in the solar industry, our experience includes residential, commercial and institutional projects covering both solar thermal installations as well as grid-tied and stand-alone photovoltaic systems. Our portfolio includes the Richmond Metro Area's first net-metered residential PV system as well as the design of the City's first commercial installation.

Green Air Inc.
We service and install the newest, most energy efficient alternative energy technologies - Geothermal heat pumps, Solar thermal hot water systems, and Energy Star rated heat pumps, boilers, and gas furnaces, including Trane,Climate Master, Florida Heat Pump, Carrier, Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Lennox, Rheem, York, and more!

H2oCollect
H2o Collect is your resource in Richmond, Virginia for rain barrels and rain chains and rain water harvesting information. Rainwater harvesting is a dynamic storm water management tool that can be used to address multiple objectives and provide several storm water, water and energy conservation and financial benefits.

Ecologic
Richmond's only resource for beautiful, easy earth-friendly remodeling and redecorating, from DIY products and information to custom design and installation.

Tricycle Gardens
Tricycle Gardens is a grassroots organization dedicated to helping people grow healthy food in their own communities. Over eight years we've built community gardens, learning gardens, an urban farm and an edible forest while educating people through workshops, workdays, lectures and intensive internships. Through our activities and installations, hundreds of citizens of all ages and backgrounds have learned how to grow food and care for the environment.

Our work in urban agriculture improves people's quality of life by providing a platform for community development, social interaction, neighborhood beautification, production of nutritious food, environmental restoration and the creation of recreation and education opportunities. Tricycle Gardens is working to expand urban agriculture throughout central Virginia, with new projects and partnerships and the continual development of educational programs.

Friends and Recommended Websites

Richard Dilworth Sculpture
Rich Dilworth reveals the inherent beauty of the ordinary and, through the expertise of his sculpture, redefines it into extraordinary, one-of-a-kind artwork.

Digital GreenLight Web Design
Web design, development, hosting, and promotion for new and young business in Virginia, USA