Covering projects from Kamakura (Japan) to Ghost Lake (Canada), The Greenest Home
Superinsulated and Passive House Design (Princeton Architectural Press, May 2013) by Julie Torres Moskovitz shows how well insulated, virtually airtight buildings, can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding ninety percent.
For the Prescott House in Kansas City (Kansas), architect Rockhill "led his students to the design of fixed louvers" believing that flexibility in their use might lead to misuse and energy waste.
"Passive Houses, well insulated, virtually airtight buildings, can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding ninety percent, making them not only an attractive choice for current and prospective homeowners, but also the right choice for a sustainable future.
Julie Torres Moskovitz is the founder of fabrica718, a design firm based in Brooklyn, NY.
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