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Solar HomeRD Architecture, LLC
Frank Gehry Make It Right FoundationChad Chenier Photography/Make It Right
South facing solar courtyard featuring calculated overhangs for passive solar control and integrated solar thermal panels for the domestic hot water and radiant floor systems.
Nathan Kipnis Architects, Inc.Kipnis Architecture + Planning
Karuna Passive House designed by Holst Architecture and built by Hammer & Hand. This high performance home meets the world's most demanding green building certifications. Photo by Jeremy Bittermann.
Karuna Passive HouseHammer & Hand
The 1,500 sq. ft. GO Home offers two story living with a combined kitchen/living/dining space on the main level and three bedrooms with full bath on the upper level.
The GO Home Passive HouseGO LOGIC
The house features energy independence by necessity. Solar hot water collectors provide domestic hot water as well as space heating by flowing the heated fluid first through a heat exchanger and then into tubing buried in a 2 ft. bed of sand beneath the floor slabs.
This energy efficient island cabin features beautiful re-claimed timbers and solar energy that back feeds the grid when not in use.
The Guest HouseDecatur Construction
Exterior view of the living room in the first Passive House in Milton Keynes. Designed for Milton Keynes Parks Trust, and completed in summer 2012, Howe Park Passive House is the probably the most airtight building in the UK, achieving 0.07 air changes per hour.
Howe Park Passive HouseEco Design Consultants
This cottage designed and built in the vernacular of a Pennsylvania Farmhouse is 100% solar. A 4.2kW solar electric system (concealed on dormer roof), radiant floors heated with solar hot water, passive solar design applications for heating, cooling and daylighting, make this home, tight and...
Boyertown Guest CottageSunPower Builders
This 872 s.f. off-grid straw-bale project is a getaway home for a San Francisco couple with two active young boys.