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New #affordablehousing meets the toughest industry standard for sustainable building design:

Green Housing Complex for farmworkers opens in Soledad 25. July 2016 | By: Sun Light &Power Carport's solar electric system to offset all common area electricity usage, majority of tenant's usage. A previously run-down labor camp in Soledad, CA is now a vibrant, welcoming home for local farmworkers and their families. Camphora Apartments, surrounded by acres of prime agricultural land known as the “Salad Bowl of the World”, is now home to a new housing complex that meets the toughest industry standard for sustainable building design. In addition to the 242kWp solar electric system installed over the parking lot, other green design features include high-efficiency lighting, space heating and hot water systems, an efficient landscape irrigation system and Energy Star appliances in all the units. Camphora was developed by Eden Housing and South County Housing in partnership w...

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