454 summer energy saving tips Home Design Photos

Noel Cross+Architects
7 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks2,964
Questions5
and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as
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
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
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides
“furniture” — kublu
Noel Cross+Architects
7 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks7,424
Questions4
and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as
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
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
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides
“great elevation. Maybe a little less stone.” — cappycj
Noel Cross+Architects
7 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks3,614
Questions8
and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as
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
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
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides
“Travertine” — asilvers
Noel Cross+Architects
7 Reviews
Earthy Modern
Ideabooks9,852
Questions11
and is so intoxicatingly beautiful, one hardly notices its numerous energy saving and green features. Durable, natural and handsome materials such as
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
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
irrigation needs - passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer and allows for passive heating in winter - passive flow through ventilation provides
“Floor - its walnut” — kathleenmeaghan
kimberly peck architect
4 Reviews
Bovina House
Ideabooks6,538
Questions12
The goal of this project was to build a house that would be energy efficient using materials that were both economical and environmentally conscious.
achieved from the insulated slab, SIPs panels, and windows make the house very energy efficient. The house utilizes an air exchanger, a device that brings fresh
achieved from the insulated slab, SIPs panels, and windows make the house very energy efficient.
a more ecofriendly material is worthwhile only if it betters your home's energy performance. Do your research to make sure your home has the highest R-value
the way through a project, and that translates to a possible one-third savings on a rental. But your place will still not be move-in ready.
“Cabin Interior” — Kyle Cotten
Dave Adams Photography
4 Reviews
Garden House
Ideabooks6,016
Questions6
bistro set rather than massive wood tables) and an open-air ceiling. Design tip: While an eating area near the house is convenient, consider moving it slightly
Dave Adams PhotographySaveEmail Include a place to relax and eat. Sitting areas and dining spots add a touch of
bistro set rather than massive wood tables) and an open-air ceiling.Design tip: While an eating area near the house is convenient, consider moving it slightly
Feels like Provence in the summer
“gravel back” — thuynguyenle2j
Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs
26 Reviews
livingroom
Ideabooks16,124
Questions17
your bare windows and doors with heavy drapery. This not only conserves energy, but also adds visual weight to an airy space.
at the base of these panels repeat the border pattern in the area rug. Tip: If you are on a budget and can sew, buy readymade panels and add your own
Green tip: The gorgeous chair pictured here is the Modern Luca Glider from Monte. With
top of this whimsical drapery heading so a drapery pole can slide through. Tip: Many big-box stores carry this window treatment prefabricated. Match the
“Curtains” — gomergirl2
Ed Ritger Photography
Architecture and Interior Design
Ideabooks21,619
Questions9
Save pink for unexpected tiny spaces, like closets or powder rooms. The result
I grew up listening to Donna Summer records, so of course a mirrored disco ball is one of my favorite spheres
browser's bookmark feature to catalog images, recipes and more.• Try this tip for creating email files: Your digital files should closely mirror your paper
genius. A piece of art helps keep a space like this tidy in public.Design tip: If you are hanging a piece of art above a piece of furniture, keep the art's
“Bureau” — Laurence Lepage
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