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

 
Inside the home, 98% efficient heating provides for a comfortable space -- meaning nearly all of the energy consumed is converted directly to heat, rather than wasted. The windows in the house are constructed of thermally broken aluminum frames, which prevent ‘thermal bridging’, or the direct transfer of heat through the window frame. The window glass is 1” thick insulated glass, manufactured by PPG, with a special ‘Solarcool Grey’ reflective coating that provides daytime privacy and further reduces the heat transfer.

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

    What a spectacular home.

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