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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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