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Contemporary blue two-story wood exterior home idea in Chicago with a metal roof
Kipnis Architecture + Planning
Kipnis Architecture + Planning
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Rear elevation of Glencoe solar LEED Platinum home

Contemporary Exterior, Chicago

The rear view of the house shows the standing seam metal roof set at an optimal angle for the solar thermal panels. Barely visible to the left is the other roof form, set at a lower angle for the PV panels. The overhangs are designed for winter sun penetration and summer shading. Photo Credit: Kipnis Architecture + Planning

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