Gallery: East House is a Green Renovation That Doesn’t Need Heat or A/C...

It's not unheard of for homes to be without A/C in cooler climates, but to also be without heating requires some serious design skill. The East House in Byron Bay, south of Brisbane, is a sustainably renovated residence that takes full advantage of passive solar design. Built-Environment Practice utilized daylighting, thermal mass, a tight envelope and timber screening to eliminate the need for both A/C and heating in this coastal home.

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