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October 19, 2012 12:00 AM

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Arcadia’s Edge, Columbia’s first certified green apartment community, has been honored with a Silver Best New Development Award by Multi-Housing News. Designed to minimize its impact on the ecosystem, the Trenholm Road development features 204 homes with oversized windows and natural materials as well as Energy-Star certified lights, appliances and low-flow water fixtures. In addition, Arcadia’s Edge is one of the first apartment communities in the nation to achieve Silver Certification through the National Green Building Standard by the National Association of Homebuilders.

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