US state launches green housing project

Apartment community at University of California campus is part of plan for all new buildings to expend zero net energy.

Last Modified: 04 Sep 2013 11:06
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California is leading the way in the United States in findings ways to make residences more sustainable.

The state has the most progressive goals in the country, including a plan for all new construction to expend zero net energy by 2020.

A luxury apartment community that is powered by sustainable resources and situated on the University of California campus is proving to be a significant step in the state's green movement.

Al Jazeera's Stephanie Stanton reports from Davis, California.


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