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VIDEO: 2012 HOUSES Awards - Best Energy-Smart Home

comments (0) April 25th, 2012

Video Length: 5:04
Produced by: Colin Russell and Rob Yagid


Best Energy-Smart Home Award: Chris Larson

With passive-solar strategies at its core, the home that Chris designed is just as much about the homeowners' lifestyle as it is about energy use. A sensible combination of a tight building envelope and practical mechanical systems conserves energy, requiring only a moderately sized renewable power plant-for hot water and electricity-to balance energy use and production.

 

Read the articles and watch the videos about all of the award winning homes in the Fine Homebuilding 2012 HOUSES issue.


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