18 Jun '11, 10pm

Presented Synergy—the affordable high performance home—case study to 2 interested groups this week. Check it out:

Presented Synergy—the affordable high performance home—case study to 2 interested groups this week. Check it out:

Synergy can be clad in various siding materials, all of which are installed in a way which extends their lifecycle. Its roofline can be custom-designed. Options include standing seam gable roofs or a vegetated (green) roof. Structural components and building materials come from environmentally responsible sources and are selected for low toxicity, high durability, low maintenance, and low embodied energy. On the inside you will find earth-friendly materials that complement Synergy’s holistic and sustainable design. Carefully selected fixtures help conserve energy and water. The suggested finishes are scrutinized for environmental and health impact, while providing durable and beautiful surfaces. As part of the overall sustainability strategy, Synergy is designed so it can be unbuilt at the end of its useful life, and become building materials once again.

Full article: http://testudio.com/synergy/

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