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Connected Nashville Dimension 5: Smart Environment

The natural conditions that exist in Nashville, if we properly nurture and maintain them, support and benefit our daily lives. Smart environment is about active engagement in protecting the resources that drew people to Middle Tennessee. It includes maximizing the efficiency of our energy use while decreasing the total amount of energy we consume. Green buildings use technologies to monitor how our day-to-day lives positively or negatively affect our environment. Real-time monitoring and analysis of air quality, greenhouse gas emissions and water cleanliness can improve how we manage our resources and help us to make choices that improve the health and well-being of our communities for ourselves and our children.

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