Studio-E Architecture& Oregon Passive House Makes Use of Recycled Materials Fern Ridge Lake Residence-Studio E Architecture – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Passive solar home design - Using an asymmetrical roof, it shades the windows during the summer when the sun is higher, but during winter allows the rays in. Nook creates a warmer micro-climate area in winter.
Read later: Home Owner's Manual: Annual Home Maintenance Calendar - Really good information to know! So many of these things can get overlooked, but if you stay on top of them, they probably make a world of difference in your home's health and efficiency.
An article by City Lab about the Netherlands creating the World's First Solar-Powered Bike Lanes. A good article for parents to read with kids to discuss creative ways of harnessing and using solar power.