Gallery: Arlevagen is a Charming Low-Energy, Green-Roofed Housing Devel...

Arlevagen is a development of 8 houses located on a hillside in Floda with beautiful views of lake Sävelången.

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  1. Lawand May 4, 2013 at 8:59 am

    The Design seems great. It is supposed not to be only power-saving house, functionality and aesthetics are critical for marketing such initiatives. It is mentioned that it is affordable, but how? I would like to know the costs of building compared with costs of the regular houses of the same level in different areas in Sweden. that will give an idea about how affordable they are.

  2. r_krebs March 10, 2012 at 11:13 am

    Bridgette Meinhold, green roofs like this are wonderful! I would love to know more about the insulation throughout the building, though. What is the air exchange rate? Because in a cold climate like Sweden you need metrics to measure the building’s tightness. Sustainable design uses highly efficient, low-resource impact materials that durably maintain the building envelope integrity over time; reducing energy needed to heat and cool its space.

    Rob Krebs

    American Chemistry Council

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