Sustainable: St. Louis Park’s net zero nature center

Published by Finance & Commerce: St. Louis Park’s handsome new Westwood Hills Nature Center will produce as much energy as it consumes. Minnesota has one other verified net zero building. Despite the lack of examples, the aspiration to reach net zero has caught on in Minnesota. Several neighborhoods seek net zero status or something close. According to the New Buildings Institute, around 700 buildings in the United States qualify as certified, verified, or emerging net zero projects.

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