VIDEO: 2012 HOUSES Awards – Best Energy-Smart Home
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 about this and all of the award winning homes in the Fine Homebuilding 2012 HOUSES issue.