Geos is a community located in Arvada, Colorado. With homes starting in the low $200,000, it is an affordable green community seeking status as the first fossil fuel free community in the United States. The homes combine the benefits of both geothermal and solar energy. Homes range from 850 to 3500+ square feet and include a variety of living options from live/work townhomes to single level flats.
Geos will be comprised of a network of plazas, parks, and trails encouraging a pedestrian, social community. It’s unique as a community that eliminates the need for fossil fuels is. Some other "green" communities may not even include geothermal or solar.
The home prices are also an important part of this community. The planners wanted to make a green community that was accessible for the average person, not just the elite. Geos is still in the early stages, but it promises to be a revolutionary and inspirational community. To learn more, visit their website.
Renderings via Geos.