Architectural design for buildings that create more energy than they consume

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Published on 11 Jul 2019, 1:23
Heating and cooling buildings consumes 40 percent of energy used across the world. As climate change continues to threaten the planet, rising temperatures may only increase the usage. Now, an architect in Boston is trying to change not just how much energy temperature regulation in buildings requires, but how much it produces. Cristina Quinn of WGBH in Boston reports.

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