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Report: Tempe townhouse project’s goal is to have zero net energy consumption

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There are many reasons to avoid using energy and keeping pollution as minimal as possible. Besides keeping the world cleaner and making it a better place for the current generation and generations to come, avoiding those high-priced energy bills will also be enough cause to do your best to be “green.”

Well one townhouse that is going to be developed in Tempe, Arizona, has revolutionary plans to have zero net energy consumption and zero net carbon dioxide emissions.

According to the Phoenix Business Journal, Scottsdale-based Caliber and Phoenix-based Modus Development are starting construction on this $14 million, 32-unit townhouse development this spring.

It’s going to be called the Roosevelt, and there will be plenty of solar panels, LED lighting and heat pumps.

With aims to be done by next winter, the Roosevelt will be at Second and Roosevelt streets just south of Tempe Town Lake.

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