From the ceiling fans to the garage door, everything in a new Gainesville home will be run on energy that comes from solar panels on the roof of the home. Gainesville is the first city in Florida to build a completely energy efficient home. WUFT-FM’s Kaitlyn Ash takes us on the tour of home:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/zeroenergy.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.