this is pretty much exactly how we are builing our retirement home in SC. Only it will be a little deeper but all spaced will be completely open to the windows in the front creating bay-like sections in the home for different rooms. Can. Not. Wait.:

this is pretty much exactly how we are builing our retirement home in SC. Only it will be a little deeper but all spaced will be completely open to the windows in the front creating bay-like sections in the home for different rooms.

This is so cool... INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future

Inside a #PassiveSolar natural home in Denmark, made from cob and a thatch roof. Simple details. Hand built. Beautiful home. More photos and a little explanation here: www.kmldesign.wordpress.com/2014/09/03/a-sustainable-house-made-of-clay/

Inside a natural home in Denmark, made from cob and a thatch roof.

A passive solar home requires five elements in order to take full advantage of the free and plentiful heat of the sun: an aperture to let in the sun’s warming rays, a control device to keep t…

16. Passive Solar Radiant Slab

A passive solar home requires five elements in order to take full advantage of the free and plentiful heat of the sun: an aperture to let in the sun’s warming rays, a control device to keep t…

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Passive solar Nahahum Cabin overlooks dramatic canyon views in the Cascade Mountains

great passive solar design- I would plant row of deciduous trees in front of glass so that in the winter that could act as a giant trombe wall but be shaded to keep it cool in the summer. Trees that max out at 2 stories would allow south face 3rd level roof to accommodate panels!

great passive solar design- I would plant row of deciduous trees in front of glass so that in the winter that could act as a giant trombe wall but be shaded to keep it cool in the summer. Trees that max out at 2 stories would allow south face level ro

Passive solar house plans – Thinking of building any passive solar house; you need to know several basics concerning solar houses. There are 2 types of solar homes: passive solar and lively solar. Passive solar structures lure the energy from your sun through the use of certain house design strategies. Active solar houses also lure …

By SETH MASIA In most parts of the United States, the largest part of a home’s energy budget goes to winter heating. A typical snow-belt home with an oil-burning furnace or electric heat can spend …

passive and active solar home - builder in Asheville (Springtime Homes)

This passive solar home was submitted by Brian Knight of Springtime Homes. It is an efficient, passive and active solar home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Rainwater and Solar Power Harvesting System<br /><br />  Submitted by: Jorge Arias, Architect<br /><br />  Description: a water-centric house that collects rainwater and displays it as an entertainment / decorative element inside the home; the roof does d

Rainwater and Solar Power Harvesting System Submitted by: Jorge Arias, Architect Description: a water-centric house that collects rainwater and displays it as an entertainment / decorative element inside the home; the roof does d

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