Smart House in Island City

An energy efficient “smart house” opened in Higashi-ku on Apr. 14. Utilizing renewable energy and IT (information technology), the smart house is located in Island City and owned by a Fukuoka City resident. The 150 square meter, two storey brick residence is open to the public as an example of the benefits of renewable energy. Fukuoka City mayor, Soichiro Takashima attended the opening ceremony on Apr. 14. Visit the smart house between 10:00~16:00 daily, excepting Wednesdays, Obon (August13~15) and the new year period (December 28~January 3). Source: http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/e-japan/fukuoka/news/20120414-OYT8T00810.htm

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