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Net-Zero Tiny Home Designed by Students

How much space does a person need to live comfortably? Not that much, according to tiny home enthusiasts. And tiny homes are certainly one way to combat the increased demand for affordable homes in urban areas. The students of Laney College in Oakland, California, have designed and built a solar-powered net-zero tiny home to help […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments

Zero Emission Building Capable of Producing Almost Three Times the Energy it Uses

The recently completed Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB) Pilot House, designed by the architecture firm Snøhetta in partnership with Norway’s Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings, is a family home that is capable of producing nearly three times as much energy as is required to power it. The additional energy can be fed back into the grid, or used to charge an electric car.
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By |November 10th, 2014|Green Building|3 Comments