Aaron Fairchild is an unabashed “eco-capitalist.” And his Seattle-based company, Green Canopy Homes, is helping renovate excess housing stock around the city while putting people to work. It’s a one-two punch: provide a fix to the housing downturn while reducing emissions.
The company only has about nine homes under its belt. But when you consider that each project supports close to 50 jobs from start to finish, that’s not inconsequential.
Climate Solutions has a profile of the company as part of its video series highlighting “solutions stories.” It’s a great set of videos, and I hope they get to put together more of them.
With seemingly every program related to clean energy, efficiency and climate change under attack, these are the kind of positive stories we need to keep telling