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    Home for Life Generates a Solar Surplus

    The solar powered Home for Life, designed by Danish architecture firm AART A/S is well designed for not just net-zero energy consumption (producing its own energy), but to actually be a net energy generator, producing a surplus for the grid. Here’s what we can learn from it. For states (like New Jersey) and countries (like [...]

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    Textbook Design for a Solar and Passive-Solar House

    This house in Poland, designed by architect Peter Kuczia is practically a textbook example of designing for solar energy generation, and it is done at no extra cost. The roof is angled perfectly to the sun for Northerly Poland (roofs need to be steeper the further North the house is on the planet) and the [...]

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