Gallery: Healthy Home Chicago: Inhabitat Gets a First Look Inside Amazi...

The team did amazing work finding quality green and healthy products and materials for the home. The exterior of the building is clad in dark brick and large cast stone panels. The insulation envelope of the house is high performing, with insulation that exceeds the standards set by the City of Chicago Green Homes Program Guidelines. The house is enclosed in a continuous insulation, including under the basement slab, which reduces the heating demand. It also includes mechanical connections for future solar thermal and solar photoelectric systems. Another unique feature of the exterior is the corner of the lot that was transformed into a raised terrace dining space with an outdoor fireplace.

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  1. Greg McNichol November 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    What a spectacular home.

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