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The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design.

The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design.


Moskovitz, Julie Torres.

Cl. New York, 2013

Book ID: 93487

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.

192 pp.