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. Can. Not. Wait.:

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…

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 #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/

Passive solar Nahahum Cabin overlooks dramatic canyon views in the Cascade Mountains | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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

Passive solar Nahahum Cabin overlooks dramatic canyon views in the Cascade Mountains | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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 3rd level roof to accommodate panels!

Passive Solar Homes vs. Passive House Standards

Passive Solar Homes vs. Passive House Standards: What’s the Difference? - Green Homes

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

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

This Passive-Solar House Gives Us Warm Fuzzies  http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/passive-solar-house-gives-us-warm-fuzzies?utm_source=facebook.com

This Passive-Solar House Gives Us Warm Fuzzies

This Passive-Solar House Gives Us Warm Fuzzies http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/passive-solar-house-gives-us-warm-fuzzies?utm_source=facebook.com

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