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January 28 2013

Net-Zero Housing is Emerging Part of Energy System Transformation

January 28th, 2013Posted by 

Imagine a home that can save nearly 50,000 gallons of water a year, has an electric bill that could be next to nothing, and can be monitored and controlled from your smartphone. Such homes are already available in a number of residential subdivisions in Southern California, where houses are oriented to take advantage of the […]

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January 14 2013

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) First to Achieve Gold STARS Sustainability Rating

January 14th, 2013Posted by 

UCSD, a public research university overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, California, is being called The Living Lab, a model of sustainability in education, research, and university operations. Home to 29,000 students, it is one of the most environmentally progressive campuses in North America, reflected in its landscape and buildings, services and management, curricula, […]

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