27 Apr '15, 11am

Green Build Blog: Row House Recharged

Green Build Blog: Row House Recharged

For us, appearance is largely driven by the space that we are defining and the way that space accepts light. For this house, south and east exposures were critical to capture early-day sunshine and to generate as much passive heat as possible. A generous east side yard allowed us to incorporate a great deal of glazing When referring to windows or doors, the transparent or translucent layer that transmits light. High-performance glazing may include multiple layers of glass or plastic, low-e coatings, and low-conductivity gas fill. along this side of the house. The south- and east-facing glass walls also work well to connect the backyard to the interior living spaces and to enhance the feeling of openness central to the design. In addition to the windows, an engineered ash floor atop a hydronic radiant-heating system created the canvas to which interior materials and finishe...

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