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Eco Village

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity

The 18 Habitat houses and community center currently under construction in River Falls, Wisconsin, adhere to a sustainable and integrated community design. The village incorporates Passive House principles, solar power and radiant heating, cisterns and rain barrels, edible landscapes and community gardens, all on the edge of a pre-existing neighborhood and in close proximity to public transportation. See a slideshow of work underway here.

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  1. Dallas Goodwin September 18, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    This is so exciting iv been looking into all the different options for greenbuilding. I absolutly love the cob houses and the edible green roofs and all the tiny homes and shipping container homes etc…. I so want to volunteer to help build I am a single mother and we were homeless from Nov 2013 until May 2014 so I know how awful it can be and would love the buikding knowledge so I can buikd a house for me and my kiddos

  2. chuan July 23, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Every drop makes an ocean. Let not forget of water efficiency with innovative cost saving and touch-less with hydro-gen technology.

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