Inside the most energy efficient home design of 2013. 1 of 7 NEXT PREV For the sixth time, the United States Department of Energy has brought together some of the brightest collegians from around
This design and the Jungle Shelter are mainly meant for people who can't invest a fortune in making their houses energy efficient. Ikaros House. Via Inhabitat. This is the IKAROS house built especial for the Solar Decathlon (a competition among countries and/or American states to build the most energy efficient house).
Create an Energy Efficient, Fresh Air Supply. Highly energy efficient ventilation systems, known as heat recovery ventilation (HRV) systems or energy recovery ventilation (ERV) systems expel stale air while recovering its heat and returning that same heat to the home with the fresh air.
Energy-Efficient House Plans. Our energy-efficient homes are planned so that they're affordable throughout the years, providing savings on utilities thanks to their environmentally conscientious designs and use of eco-friendly fixtures and other products.
How to Create the Most Energy Efficient Home Design During peak summer or winter weather, your energy costs could be sky high. If you take long hot showers, that bill may boost up. Add in laundry, dishwashing, all those light fixtures, appliances and gadgets and that monthly bill can seemingly drain both our energy and our finances.
A floor-to-ceiling tour of America's most energy-efficient home. The 4300-square-foot Zero Home is the result of a partnership between Vivint (a fast-growing company best known for home-security and home-control systems) and Garbett Homes (a residential development company that builds between 400 and 600 homes per year).