Last year Minnesota bought a dozen used wind turbines from California and installed them in 11 cities. Only problem? They don’t work. Students asked questions. People complained. Officials searched for answers. They suspect Minnesota’s cold weather is the culprit, and are weatherizing the turbines.
Architecture in recent years has been trying to combat the negative effects of construction on the atmosphere by leaning towards using more sustainable building and construction materials. Building high performance houses are one way that architects have been creating new buildings to reduce the energy used which is