U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Kansas Town Rebuilds Green after Disaster (Video)
This EERE video success story illustrates how the city of Greensburg reconstructed after a tornado using the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Residents in Greensburg, Kansas, carried out a new vision for their town after a tornado leveled it in 2007. They rebuilt with numerous energy efficient buildings using the latest building technologies, and installed renewable energy systems to save energy and money. This video shows you what was left after the disaster and how this remarkable town looks today.
Learn more about how EERE's Building Technologies Office helps disseminate the latest cutting-edge building technologies, including those used in Greensburg, on the Building Technologies Office website.