The 'Tesla of Eco-Villages

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:20 pm on 6 July 2016

Auckland house prices have risen nearly five percent over the past three months. The Reserve Bank's deputy governor, Grant Spencer, is due to speak tomorrow, on measures for reining in prices, with potential for more LVR restrictions.

But do we need to look at other ways of where and how we live?

Jesse's guest is building sustainable integrated neighbourhoods, or what he calls, the 'Tesla of eco-villages'. It's the idea of using today's technology, to redefine residential real-estate development.

While being entirely self-reliant; growing your own food, generating your own energy, managing waste locally, and recycling water.

James Ehrlich is the founder of ReGen Villages, the Californian-based company, behind the project.

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