A Minnesota family has just moved into a high-efficiency home billed as the most eco-friendly Habitat has ever built. The University of Minnesota helped design the home and utilities are expected to cost the owner $60 a month.
Debate heats up over sprinklers in new homes
The Minnesota State Fire Chief's Association is pushing a new mandate that would require sprinklers in all new homes built in the state. The Minnesota Home Builders Association opposes the mandate, suggesting it could add as much as $15,000 to the cost of new home construction.