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Super-Efficient Townhouses A Model For Saving Energy

This complex of ten highly efficient townhouses in Issaquah, Washington was designed to be the first net-zero-energy townhome complex in the country. (Tom Banse/Northwest News Network)
This complex of ten highly efficient townhouses in Issaquah, Washington was designed to be the first net-zero-energy townhome complex in the country. (Tom Banse/Northwest News Network)

The zHome demonstration project was designed to be the first net-zero-energy townhome complex in the country.

Now, the results are in: the complex of ten highly efficient townhouses in Issaquah, Washington is meeting expectations, generating more electricity than needed and saving money for homeowners. Tom Banse of Here & Now contributor Northwest News Network reports.

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