La Crosse, WI (WXOW) Imagine saving up to 90% off your utility bill. Students at Western Technical College will build a home that efficient thanks to a new partnership.
Western, Mayo Clinic Health System, The Hillview Urban Ag Center, and the La Crosse Community Foundation are working together to deconstruct the old Hillview green houses and build in their place 3 energy efficient homes.
Organizers broke ground on the first home Thursday morning. The homes feature "passive" technology; a construction model that focuses on sustainability.
Western students from multiple programs will help build the homes. The first of which is expected to be finished early next year.
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