In Germany, an experimental building named BIQ (Bio Intelligent Quotient) with a unique heating system was opened to the public. 
It uses algae to generate heat and create biomass. 
At the same time sunlight which is not used by the algae is converted into heat. The building is part of the International Building Exhibition in Hamburg, a model in future urban housing. Al Jazeera’s Nick Spicer reports from Hamburg.

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