Anchorage's New Energy-Efficient Homes

January 13, 2015

A new affordable housing project in Anchorage might bcome the first-ever energy net-positive, water net-zero building in Alaska.


A nonproft housing agency, RurAL CAP, will work with an architectural firm to create an ultira-energy efficient apartment building using solar and geothermal heat exchangers. The goals won't be easy to achieve in the sub-Arctic, however, even though the designers will be tapping Native traditional knowledge for their plans.


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