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Houzz Tour: Modern Efficiency in the English Countryside
Passive House principles make a new contemporary home for a Gloucestershire family of 5 a model of energy-efficient design
"contemporary home for a Gloucestershire family of 5 a model of energy-efficient design... energy efficiency, achieving low levels of energy consumption using state-of-the-art... Did this home model out meeting Passive House energy usage requirements? Nice! The Big... Lovely home - I especially appreciate the different levels and how you can view them... energy efficiency of rooms with that kind of volume. 1 - the ratio of external surface..."
Houzz Tour: Airplane Efficiency for a Minimalist Hong Kong Flat
Stowaway snack carts, sliding doors, window desks — this tiny modern Chinese apartment is big on small-space design savvy
"spacious home by adding smart storage, knocking down all the walls and adding 10 sliding... love the efficiency of the home. Every cm has been made useful and beautiful at the... tours of homes in other countries vs. Canada and the US. This also make me appreciate... or go home. Walk in closets in HK? Kudos to them for finding a way to get them. I... creative efficiency. He confined the prepping, cooking and cleaning to its own tight..."
Small Homes Surprise With Comfort and Efficiency
"(called an efficiency apartment — basically one room serving as bedroom, kitchen and living... along with home ownership. And if you want a big home you can have one here in the US... small home or a tiny home you can have that too. If you want European living, then... kids left home. We have realize now, how little room is actually needed to be comfortable... his new home is finished being built and we couldn't have imagined having him stay..."
Houzz Tour: Flexibility and Efficiency for a New Seattle Home
"a new home where her old one once stood that she bought a used RV, parked it in the... energy-efficient house with a range of versatile living solutions. Adding a separate... Nice home. The simplicity will make it easy to maintain. Concrete floors are so... intelligent homes. Truly the height of elegance. oh so very nice beautiful space Who makes... thoughtful home. The downstairs fridge looks like a Liebherr or a Blomberg. good one..."
Houzz Tour: Nature and Efficiency Inspire a Woodland Home
"their own home, they were determined to embrace sustainable living. The land is set amid... energy efficiency but would love to see a "traditional" home built to such high standards... Great home. I would like to see a bird's eye view, i.e. a blueprint to take in the... Love this home. And the swimming pond! The pool is great... lovely. This house is stunning... beautiful home, love that the use of wood has been beautifully used throughout. *Hannah..."
Houzz Tour: Artful and Efficient in Austin
"sit a home that glows with local materials, thoughtful design, heritage trees and... energy-efficient home that's cost-effective too, why would you not do it?" asks Austin... energy-efficient homes without spending a fortune. "I don't [design this way] because... label for efficient water use, and was featured on the 2011 AIA Homes Tour. The home's... with a home that received a 5-star rating from Austin Energy's Green Building Program..."
Houzz Tour: Energy-Efficient, 'Lean' House in Maine
"LEED-certified homes in a development in Maine where the lots had not been generating loads... first home: a like-minded couple who worked at the Nature Conservancy, an environmental... energy-efficient plan. A basement option with bath was available, and an upstairs... energy efficiency/conservation in the home was the homes orientation... not just plopped... as many homes as possible, typical of suburban builders everywhere. What really..."
Update Your Windows for Good Looks, Efficiency and a Better View
Great home project: Replace your windows for enhanced style and function. Learn the types, materials and relative costs here
"Great home project: Replace your windows for enhanced style and function. Learn the... energy efficient while functioning as trim, punctuation marks, statements of quality... our last home where we lived for twenty years, I went from loving the frames to hating... enter the home despite the window being closed. Your heating (or cooling) energy is lost... of a home. This will help a lot of people understand the basics. From an architects..."
Houzz Tour: Elegant, Efficient Manhattan Studio
Clever storage, clearly defined areas and high-end materials turn a dormlike New York studio into a stylish space for work and play
"had a home,” says Borowski. “Our goal was to embed his lifestyle into the DNA of... elegant and efficient environment.” Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Michael Pozner Location:... tidy and efficient.Fabulous, well designed! Great design / decor with clean lines,... simple yet efficient functionality. Love it, and want it! whats the size of the shower... higly efficient to ensure that if you slip off your bed while sleeping, you break..."
How to Install Energy-Efficient Windows
Learn what Energy Star ratings mean, what special license your contractor should have, whether permits are required and more
"to your home, old, single-pane windows can be a major energy suck.... with high-efficiency wood/fiberglass windows all the way through a home often costs a... energy efficient shades - usually costs less than replacing the windows, and reduces... Our home was built in 1984 with Pella windows. When we remodeled three years ago... one more efficient than another? slrslr, Good windows generally are have u-values... because a home is most often your most valuable asset. Nicky36, hungs, double hungs..."
Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design
Homes that pay attention to efficient construction, square footage and finishes are paving the way for fresh aesthetic potential
"Homes that pay attention to efficient construction, square footage and finishes are... something efficient? Merriam-Webster defines "efficient" as "productive without waste... of an efficient home has grown in popularity over the last decade, largely in the... energy efficiency. However, energy is only one important part of a home's efficiency... idea of efficiency to design when he sought to get rid of anything that wasn't absolutely..."
Energy-Efficient Windows: Decipher the Ratings
To choose the right energy-efficient windows for your home, first you need to know what the labels mean
"energy-efficient windows for your home, first you need to know what the labels mean... energy-efficient replacements. And selecting new windows involves industry knowledge... energy efficient the window. SHGC (solar heat-gain coefficient): How much solar radiation... basically how efficient the window is in allowing daylight in, while also blocking heat gain... energy-efficient windows? If so, where and which kind?More: Replace vs. Restore: The..."
My Houzz: Super Efficiency and Serenity Near the Florida Surf
It can withstand a hurricane and earned LEED Platinum certification, but this island home knows how to chill too
"island home knows how to chill too... of the home’s energy needs. “Unlike the typical home, where the splurges are in the... ified home, referred to as the Seagrape House, stands tall amidst sea grape trees... on the home’s cast-in-place concrete structure, to ensure a strong, hurricane-proof... of home, allowing us to incorporate dramatic cantilevers and unobstructed views,”... weekend home for Jody Beck, Ross-Alan Tisdale and their children, Robin (age 4) and..."
Update Historic Windows for Charm and Efficiency
"energy efficiency, for a win-win situation.... energy efficient. I purchased storm windows from Home Depot that had screens and they... her 1829 home and every winter she is walking around her house in heavy socks and a... in my home in Boston that was built in 1926! The house is small, but there are 25... windows more efficient. Hated to give up the old windows for aesthetic, environmental and... in your home?More: Replace vs. Restore: The Great Window DebateEnergy-Efficient Windows:..."
Houzz Tour: High Efficiency for a Modern Riverside Cabin
With an insulating green roof, savvy material use and a smart design, this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way
"this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way... waste. The home is exactly five sheets of plywood wide, two sheets high and 15 sheets... love this home which is not only energy efficient, but has its own good energy, thanks... full-time home. You say po-tay-to, I'll say po-tah-to. I just love it. And I really... love the efficiency too Not a fan of these modular boxy places (at least the looks of... suppose any home set in the wilderness is considered a cabin...LOL It says two bedrooms..."