• Kyodo


The country’s first office building fully powered by off-the-grid solar energy opened Monday in the city of Saga.

Daiwa House Industry Co. is promoting the two-story, 2,400-square-meter facility as a “net-zero energy building” that offsets primary energy consumption through the use of renewable energy created on the site.

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