Habitat for Humanity unveils "most energy-effecient home" in Princeton

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.
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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.

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