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It seems counterintuitive to rely on the sun to cool a building, but that's exactly what the West Central Research and Outreach Center is doing with a new solar-powered air conditioning system, one of the first systems of this kind in the country.


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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.