25,276 energy-efficient Home Design Photos

Noel Cross+Architects
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Villa Terra
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finish eliminates need for painted walls. 13. High Efficiency Windows Use of energy efficient dual pane thermal glazing with “Low e” coating at all
Heat Floor Use of hydronic radiant floor heating system saves energy, is more efficient for residential heating, is more comfortable for inhabitants, and
retaining heat in winter, greatly reducing the heating and cooling loads and energy use. 2. High Content Fly Ash Concrete Foundation Use of high content (25%)
(industrial waste byproduct) in place of Portland Cement results in reduction of energy consumption and green house gas emissions associated with Portland cement
it certainly doesn't have to. This home offers more proof that an energy-efficient and sustainable home can be built in any style and in any location
“that it is strawbale and looks like stickframe building” — mbobb2012
Loundon County Landscape Architect
For nearly 20 years Grow Landscapes, Inc. has proven to be a leader in the industry in terms of design, innovation and craftsmanship.
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Tumbleweed Tiny House Company
Epu
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build of these homes makes them very energy efficient. None of Shafer's home designs have consumed more than $70 in energy a year in California, and $180 a
and the environment in their energy sufficiency. These Tumbleweed Tiny House Company models consume around 70$ a year in energy in California.
, and yearly energy bills top out at about $70. Learn more about this house
This house is in Northern California, and yearly energy bills top out
build of these homes makes them very energy efficient. None of Shafer's home designs have consumed more than $70 in energy a year in California, and $180 a
This house is in Northern California, and yearly energy bills top out at about $70. Learn more about this house
“Loft” — alesha_girl
WJM Architect
8 Reviews
Queen Anne 1870 restored
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sun and would like to know more about this insulation to give us more efficiency in our home. Just replaced AC/heating unit, all new windows/doors and
increasingly popular in both residential and commercial construction. More energy efficient than traditional fiberglass insulation, SPF insulation is used to create
Proper insulation of the rafters and side attic walls will save big on energy usage, extend the life of the unit as well as make your home much more
When applied properly, spray foam can contribute to a successful energy-efficiency strategy.
When applied properly, spray foam can contribute to a successful energy-efficiency strategy.As with many aspects of the building market, there are variations
“Spray foam installation” — meghanngorby
ZeroEnergy Design
12 Reviews
Modern Energy Efficient Home with Roofdeck, Live Roof, and Solar Electric System
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Modern Energy Efficient Home with Roofdeck, Live Roof, and Solar Electric System
by Cape Associates. Photos by Michael J Lee. Green architecture by ZeroEnergy Design. ...
n from the US Green Building Council, earning points for energy efficiency, renewable energy, healthy indoor air quality, sustainable materials, and numerous
conserve energy.According to Stephanie Horowitz, architect and managing director at ZeroEnergy Design, “every square foot you don’t build is energy saved
homes to perform at least 50 percent better than code.” Although the ZeroEnergy-designed house shown here is not off-grid, it illustrates some of the basic
“Exterior siding combo” — courtneyklick
Synthesis Design Inc.
40 Reviews
Pushing the Envelope
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with large tub) each in separate areas of the home. I live in Italy and our energy costs are WAY higher than those on the US/Canada so I'm looking for alternatives
the Furnace Why: When your furnace isn’t running properly, it will suck energy and can even emit harmful carbon monoxide. How: Call a pro. If you don’t
utilities are an asset, since the newer furnaces and air conditioners are more efficient and cost effective. Often, they also last longer than their deceased relatives
insulation under your new concrete slab, greatly improving the basement's energy efficiency. That new slab also adds the ability to install radiant heat tubes
of high-efficiency equipment. In some areas this can make up the difference in cost between standard equipment and that with a higher efficiency, which
“Now thats a cool room!!!” — mmmaddox
ZeroEnergy Design
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Modern Energy Efficient Home
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by Cape Associates. Photos by Michael J Lee. Green architecture by ZeroEnergy Design. ...
generation needs. Will you have a solar array or rely on wind or geothermal energy? Photovoltaic panels on the roof here harvest electricity, which is then
source you choose, backup power is key. If, for example, you are using solar energy as your primary source, what happens when the sun decides to take a hiatus
Horowitz offers these words of wisdom to all homeowners considering a more energy-efficient home: “Think about your values and what is important to you,” she says
“Is it operational cost? Reduction or elimination of fossil fuel usage? Energy independence? Carbon footprint? Identify your goals in order to make sure
“Vertical window decking” — Victor Hugo
Levy Art & Architecture
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Zero Energy House
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SF - Zero energy remodeled house by Levy Art and Architecture. Front stayed
entire article is interesting re: zero-energy home.
keep the zero energy goal in mind, since it required a smaller architectural footprint. "The tight envelope necessary for energy efficiency can be difficult
zero energy bill...Zero Energy House
“Love love this, soft minty green with grey room, cream trim and strong red accents” — parrough
Prefabulous World
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Another prefab home. It's energy efficient and I love it. Besides... it's in Padua... that's Padova to me, and
New Energy House Location: Padua, Italy Size: 2,368 square feet (220 square meters) The architect of the New Energy House went green by
envelope.To see more great prefab homes: Check out Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe. Tell us: Do you think prefabricated
New Energy HouseLocation: Padua, ItalySize: 2,368 square feet (220 square meters)The architect of the New Energy House went green by minimizing thermal
“prefab home” — lesliekaybrandon
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