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Zero Energy House modern-kitchen

Zero Energy House

This project aims to be the first residence in San Francisco that is completely self-powering and carbon neutral. The architecture has been developed in conjunction with the mechanical systems and landscape design, each influencing the other to arrive at an integrated solution. Working from the historic façade, the design preserves the traditional formal parlors transitioning to an open plan at the central stairwell which defines the distinction between eras. The new floor plates act as passive solar collectors and radiant tubing redistributes collected warmth to the original, North facing portions of the house. Careful consideration has been given to the envelope design in order to reduce the overall space conditioning needs, retrofitting the old and maximizing insulation in the new.

Photographer Ken Gutmaker

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September 17, 2013
ioriod wrote:
Awesome hanging pendant lights! Where are they from??
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Galilee Lighting
very similar to our "Galilee" pendants. available in different colors and sizes. www.GALILEELIGHTING.com or visit our page on Houzz http://www.houzz.com/pro/galilee-lighting/galilee-lighting
contact sales@GalileeLighting.com
    Bookmark   September 17, 2013 at 7:35PM
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Perfect thank you
    Bookmark   September 19, 2013 at 5:30PM
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March 2, 2013
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The Bar is made by SieMatic Cabinets - http://www.siematic.us/Startseite_USA.htm
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May 13, 2012
bspencer413 wrote:
What is the wood and stain?
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The Bar piece is produced by SieMatic cabinets. It is walnut. not sure about the finish as it was produced by the cabinet company.
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Jennifer Kowalski
The cabinets are actually a wood textured laminate by SieMatic. The wood eating bar is a solid wood, also by SieMatic
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March 8, 2012
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Upholstery Creations
    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 9:03PM
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do these bar stools swivel, and come in black
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last Thursday
kiawedesign23 wrote:
where can I get some. .. (4)
last Thursday
kiawedesign23 wrote:
Love the chairs, do they pedestal...up and down. ..do they swivel. .. - Where can I get some. .. (4)
December 9, 2014
Eva wrote:
I like this project.. - Backsplash - is it glass tile?
November 20, 2013
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September 29, 2013
Joan Puppytailsdaycare wrote:
Bar stools - Who is the mfr?
November 25, 2012
bethfriedrich wrote:
Wood and finish on refrigerator and cabinets - What is the finish and wood on refrigerator and cabinets please?
March 7, 2012
haldesign wrote:
what hood is this?

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The back of the house consists entirely of open living spaces, including the kitchen, allowing flow of light and air. Like the rest of the house, the kitchen was designed in a simple and efficient style. Custom cabinets, Caesarstone counters and glass tile combine in a seamless and modern look. Counters: Caesarstone

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