January 11, 2010

Canada Plans Eco Friendly Cité Verte

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Canada tends to be on the quiet side of things, but not with the planned Cité Verte. Backed by Quebec's government, the $300 million project includes 800 homes that use 30% less energy and reduce water usage by 50%. The project includes on-site solar power, LED street lamps, waste recovery, rainwater management and narrow streets to encourage less car usage and promote self-service bicycles.

Via Canada.com

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 11, 2010 8:50 AM
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