Passively Cooled House Makes Outdoor Living Enjoyable

Passively Cooled House Makes Outdoor Living Enjoyable

jetsongreen.com 05 Mar '15, 5pm

For heating during the winter, the designers installed a high-performance wood burner while they also installed a rooftop mounted solar power array, which generates enough energy to heat the water for the household. Solar panels are not used to provide the electricity for the home, which is an odd choice by the designers, especially since this area gets a lot of sunshine. The home is also equipped with a rainwater collection system, which harvests enough water for flushing the toilets and watering the garden.

Only 2 days left to enter the GREEN AWARDS from #gbdmagazine & @AIA_Atlanta. Don't miss out!

gbdmagazine.com 05 Mar '15, 5pm
Only 2 days left to enter the GREEN AWARDS from #gbdmagazine & @AIA_Atlanta. Don't miss out!

gb&d and AIA Atlanta are pleased to announce the opening of the first annual Green Awards celebrating excellence in sustainable architecture....

Does being sustainable mean you can’t make money? | WNC Green Building Council #avlgb

wncgbc.org 05 Mar '15, 12pm

The thought that if you want to be green or sustainable means you can’t make money is a major fallacy. At Equinox , the firm at which I work,...

Special #PassiveHouse Windows Workshop for manufacturers + designers at #iphc19 in Leipzig on 16....

passivhaustagung.de 05 Mar '15, 2pm
Special #PassiveHouse Windows Workshop for manufacturers + designers at #iphc19 in Leipzig on 16. April:

Registrations must be either submitted online or by post. Registrations are binding and will be processed in the order in which they are rece...

This Student-Designed Pallet House Can Survive Hurricanes by @sustainablog

This Student-Designed Pallet House Can Survive Hurricanes by @sustainablog

As we’ve noted before, used shipping pallets represent the biggest source of waste wood out there. And many, many people have used them to ma...

Where in the world... Did #LEED happen this month? Here's your LEED Certifica...

usgbc.org 04 Mar '15, 9pm

Internet Explorer versions 7 and older have known compatibility and security issues with mode...

Congratulations to the winner of the Rising Star Award 2015, Olivia Preston a...

ukgbc.org 04 Mar '15, 7pm

Congratulations to the winner of the Rising Star Award 2015, Olivia Preston of the BBC. Olivi...

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