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The Greenest Home

Superinsulated and Passive House Design

Julie Torres Moskovitz

$45.00

     8.5 × 9 in (21.6 × 22.9 cm)
Hardcover
192 pages
250 color illustrations, 50 b/w illustrations
Publication date: 05/15/2013
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616891244


Passive is the new green. Passive Houses, well insulated, virtually airtight buildings, can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding ninety percent, making them not only an attractive choice for current and 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. 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.


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