390 summer energy saving tips Home Design Photos

Noel Cross+Architects
6 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks5,853
Questions6
interior details make the home both comfortable and dramatic. The project’s energy saving features include: - a 5 kW roof mounted grid-tied PV solar array pays for most of the electrical needs, and sends power to the grid in summer 6 year payback! - all native and drought-tolerant landscaping reduce irrigation
estate home blends in with the natural surroundings of it’s hillside perch, and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as stained cedar trim, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides natural night cooling, taking advantage of cooling summer breezes - natural day-lighting decreases need for interior lighting - fly ash concrete
“Gate” — Serwa Akoto Yawson
Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC.
64 Reviews
Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC.
Ideabooks88,413
Questions16
any tips on preventing fruit flies from buzzing over displayed fruit?
online, but I think these catch flies not keep them away. My only suggestion would be to not let fruit sit too long. I'll look around for some more tips. Thanks for your interest. Charmean Neithart
meal in your makeshift digs, snacks can save your stomach. Peanut butter, crackers, dried fruit or fruit leather, canned goods, trail mix and more can make for quick meals in a pinch.
Organizing the pantry may not seem like an obvious thing to do before summer, but I promise you, making healthy snacks
snacks easy to reach for children will help save your sanity.
says food cupboards don’t deserve a makeover? Not us. If you have any old wallpaper kicking about, use it to give your pantry a new lease of life this summer, and paste it up behind shelves. If you have numerous wallpaper remnants, use them to zone the space, too, so different food groups have their own
“Storage” — mpb69489
Tara Seawright
Bathroom
Ideabooks14,163
Questions15
Any tips on the best "white" to paint beadboard? I am remodeling this weekend!
Tara SeawrightSave to IdeabookEmail Photo Cover the bath spout. Radel notes that the third most common cause of stitches in babies is sharp bathtub spouts (after coffee
Try this easy summer cleaning routine. Of course every once in a while it's a good idea to do a deeper cleaning, but who wants to deal with that in the summer heat? By sticking with this routine, your bath can stay fresh looking in only
cloth dampened with water.3. Start with the cleanest area (mirror, sink) and end with the grimiest (tub, then toilet). Toss the cloth in a hamper.4. Summer can mean more mildew buildup, so every once in a while throw the shower curtain and bath mat in the wash, too.
“Bathroom storage” — annchof
Exteriorscapes llc
2 Reviews
Exteriorscapes
Ideabooks14,989
Questions7
well-balanced whole. To get this look, try:Thrillers: Evergreen” “and Wand Flower (Gaura lindheimeri) This combo will need regular tending: pruning and tip pinching to keep larger plants in line, and digging up, dividing and removing a portion of Sweet Potato Vine "potatoes" when they're dormant to keep
http://www.graciousstyle.com/webstore/category/planters/pcategory/garden” “beautiful flowers and herbs that flourish in the summer. Choose a large pot like this for a landscaped effect using multiple plants, or create a grouping of smaller pots.” “This pot uses multiple thrillers
you don't have the space, time, or energy to have a summer garden, there are still plenty of easy and beautiful ways to incorporate plants into your home. A container garden is a perfect way to benefit from the beautiful flowers and herbs that flourish in the summer. Choose a large pot like this for a
“Plant” — camillekaiser
ZeroEnergy Design
10 Reviews
Concord Green Home
Ideabooks5,599
Questions4
successful design were the homeowner priorities of family health, energy performance, and optimizing the walk-to-town construction site. To maintain health and air quality, the home features a fresh air ventilation system with energy recovery, a whole house HEPA filtration system, radiant & radiator
heating distribution, and low/no VOC materials. The home’s energy performance focuses on passive heating/cooling techniques, natural daylighting, an improved building envelope, and efficient mechanical systems, collectively achieving overall energy performance of 50% better than code. To address the site
utilizes a footprint that maximizes southern exposure in the rear while still capturing the park view in the front. ZeroEnergy Design Green Architecture and Mechanical Design www.ZeroEnergy.com Kauffman Tharp Design Interior Design www.ktharpdesign.com Photos by Eric Roth
“The smart use of an attic” — Nini Falcon
Noel Cross+Architects
6 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks1,862
Questions4
interior details make the home both comfortable and dramatic. The project’s energy saving features include: - a 5 kW roof mounted grid-tied PV solar array pays for most of the electrical needs, and sends power to the grid in summer 6 year payback! - all native and drought-tolerant landscaping reduce irrigation
estate home blends in with the natural surroundings of it’s hillside perch, and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as stained cedar trim, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides natural night cooling, taking advantage of cooling summer breezes - natural day-lighting decreases need for interior lighting - fly ash concrete
“Coping for Fire Pit” — sealinmurphy
Noel Cross+Architects
6 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks1,317
Questions5
interior details make the home both comfortable and dramatic. The project’s energy saving features include: - a 5 kW roof mounted grid-tied PV solar array pays for most of the electrical needs, and sends power to the grid in summer 6 year payback! - all native and drought-tolerant landscaping reduce irrigation
estate home blends in with the natural surroundings of it’s hillside perch, and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as stained cedar trim, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides natural night cooling, taking advantage of cooling summer breezes - natural day-lighting decreases need for interior lighting - fly ash concrete
“Great layout” — khubert
Noel Cross+Architects
6 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks2,919
Questions9
interior details make the home both comfortable and dramatic. The project’s energy saving features include: - a 5 kW roof mounted grid-tied PV solar array pays for most of the electrical needs, and sends power to the grid in summer 6 year payback! - all native and drought-tolerant landscaping reduce irrigation
estate home blends in with the natural surroundings of it’s hillside perch, and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as stained cedar trim, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides natural night cooling, taking advantage of cooling summer breezes - natural day-lighting decreases need for interior lighting - fly ash concrete
“cool skylight” — dano1nr
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