13 Jan '14, 9pm

Net Zero Is All About the Building Envelope

Net Zero Is All About the Building Envelope

Miller, who has been working in the green building and solar heating field for over 40 years, has designed the walls of the home to act as a thermal-mass storage. This home is also the most energy efficient home he has ever built, while Miller is certain that the secret to an energy efficient home lies in creating the proper building envelope. All the voids in the block are filled, which creates the necessary mass to hold in the cool air during the summer months, and the warmth in the winter. The exterior of the home is wrapped in insulation, which is then coated with three layers of stucco.

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2014/01/net-zero-is-all-about-...

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