The Greenest Home

The Greenest Home

Superinsulated and Passive House Design

Book - 2013
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Passive is the new green. Passive Houses--well insulated, virtually airtight buildings--can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding 90 percent, making them not only an attractive choice for prospective homeowners, but also the right choice for a sustainable future.The Greenest Home showcases eighteen of the world's most attractive Passive Houses by forward-thinking architects such as Bernheimer Architecture, Olson Kundig Architects, and Onion Flats, among many others. Each case study consists of a detailed project description, plans, and photographs. An appendix lists helpful technical information. Including a mix of new construction and retrofit projects built in a variety of site conditions,The Greenest Home is an inspiring sourcebook for architects and prospective homeowners, as well as a useful tool for students, and builders alike.
Published: New York :, Princeton Architectural Press,, [2013]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781616891244
Branch Call Number: 728.047 TOR
Characteristics: 192 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color), plans ;,24 cm


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