21 Oct '11, 12pm

Beyond Green: A Net-Zero College Community

Beyond Green: A Net-Zero College Community By JIM WITKIN Karin Higgins/University of California, Davis The West Village fitness center at the University of California, Davis, maximizes natural light. Extra insulation reduces the heating and cooling demands. Designing buildings that leave a lighter imprint on the environment has become the de facto standard these days. The target for many is zero net energy use, meaning that a building makes as much energy as it uses over the course of a year. Noteworthy net-zero-energy homes , commercial buildings and government structures are regularly built. But none have matched the scale of West Village , a net-zero community at the University of California, Davis , that its developers describe as the largest project of its kind in the country. Stretching over 130 acres on the campus, which is just west of Sacramento, the initial phase...

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