Gallery: Crisp Warburg House Sets the Bar for Super Energy-Efficiency i...

 
Bioi Architects have set a whole new standard of energy-efficiency with this crisp new farmhouse in Warburg, Canada. Tasked with building a home that is attractive, efficient, modern and yet affordable, the designers employed a series of innovative construction techniques and emergent technologies that cost their client less than $100,000. Bioi sheathed a re-purposed barn in a black metal skin, and the whole program was oriented for maximum southern exposure. Heavily insulated and then fitted with the most efficient mechanical systems available, the home was awarded the highest EnerGuide rating possible.

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  1. tuknox May 25, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Having the stove top that close to the fridge sucks for saving energy. Still a lovely place though. It’d be cool to center the mechanical cube and create a mezzanine-style loft.

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