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Arkin Tilt Architects
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Chalk Hill Off-Grid Cabin
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build better houses, with more efficient envelopes and lower energy consumption and waste, a greater percentage of the energy we do use is going toward heating
How to Add a Solar Water Heater Lower energy bills without a major renovation by putting the sun to work heating your
kind of system.” — Mariana PickeringIf you’ve wanted to add some energy efficiency to your house, look into a solar water heater. Pickering has laid out
can usually expect to see big savings immediately. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that monthly bills drop by 50 to 80 percent after a solar water
“2-level, subgrade space” — Good Works
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Neat idea of using solar panels. However, for our backyard they don't give the "partial shade" so for a larger awning
Combines shading overhand with solar panels
Solar panels. Suggestions for energy efficiency were a big theme throughout the thread. There are so many new and
application is they way the solar panels do triple duty: They create energy but they also shade the inside space and shed water away from the operable garage-type
to install additional wiring, and panel placement is key to building an efficient system. So this is one that’s best left for the pros.Explore modern solar
Solar panels provide shade and a modern twist to this entry. It's a genius idea if your entry's orientation
are great way to save energy...solar panels for a green energy source...solar panels and SHADE, rain protection
“like the verandah effect with the panels” — munjit
Leger Wanaselja Architecture
Tomales Retreat
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must rely on current solar income (that is, renewable energy) for 100 percent of the project’s energy needs. In fact, with the release of the Living Building
projects actually have to produce more energy than they consume. As long as a project demonstrates, with 12 months of energy statements, that it is producing
producing 105 percent of the energy it needs, this petal can be accomplished in any number of ways. Homeowners can install photovoltaic systems, solar thermal
EnergyThe energy petal is deceptively simple: The project must rely on current solar income (that is, renewable energy) for 100 percent of the project’s
project’s energy needs. In fact, with the release of the Living Building Challenge 3.0, projects actually have to produce more energy than they consume.As long
“rooftop garden” — vph53
ZeroEnergy Design
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Concord Green Home
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daylighting, an improved building envelope, and efficient mechanical systems, collectively achieving overall energy performance of 50% better than code. To address
with energy recovery, a whole house HEPA filtration system, radiant & radiator heating distribution, and low/no VOC materials. The home’s energy performance
to the successful design were the homeowner priorities of family health, energy performance, and optimizing the walk-to-town construction site. To maintain
exposure in the rear while still capturing the park view in the front. ZeroEnergy Design | Green Architecture & Mechanical Design ... Kauffman Tharp Design
as a passive cooling system (proper shading and the ability to take advantage of natural air movement) and Energy Star compliance (third-party-certified
“Front door” — tinad55
Bensonwood
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Westport Beach House
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home built by Bensonwood Factory called westport conn farmhouse. energy efficient
Energy efficient materials. Size of home.
up an energy-efficient house. They found Bensonwood, a company that builds (in factories) homes with a focus on sustainable materials and energy-efficient
“bottom of the porch are wood slates” — yael94
Princeton Architectural Press
From the Ground Up
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energy efficient, 1100 sq ft homes built for $150k
Discovering a New EfficiencyR House, Syracuse (2011), Architecture Research Office and TED by Onion
neighbors (not seen here). Both are designed to passive-house standards (minimal energy input), which informed their compact form and appearance. Their north-facing
“considering” — kaffum
Thomas Roszak Architecture, LLC
7RR-Ecohome
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path. We wanted to construct a house that is smart and efficient in terms of construction and energy, both in terms of the building and the user. We could
as much as 15%. 2x6 framing allows for more insulation and energy savings. Super efficient windows have low-E argon gas filled units, and thermally insulated
air quality. Smart home system controls lighting, HVAC, and shades to better manage energy use. Plumbing runs through interior walls reducing possibilities
materials. Energy-Star rated furnaces and smart thermostats are located throughout the house to minimize duct runs and avoid energy loss. Energy-Star rated
“Materiality is great! More is more!” — Flooring and more
Thomas Roszak Architecture, LLC
7RR-Ecohome
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path. We wanted to construct a house that is smart and efficient in terms of construction and energy, both in terms of the building and the user. We could
as much as 15%. 2x6 framing allows for more insulation and energy savings. Super efficient windows have low-E argon gas filled units, and thermally insulated
air quality. Smart home system controls lighting, HVAC, and shades to better manage energy use. Plumbing runs through interior walls reducing possibilities
materials. Energy-Star rated furnaces and smart thermostats are located throughout the house to minimize duct runs and avoid energy loss. Energy-Star rated
“Thermal gain body” — gabbyecht
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