Gallery: LichtAktiv Haus is the Energy Efficient Home of the Future

 
When roof windows are open, which are set at varying heights, hot air is funneled out the top while fresh air stays below. All the fixtures of the home are water saving, and rainwater is used in the washing machine, irrigation and toilets.

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  1. Buildingwell September 19, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    This is a great example of the potential to make even the most traditional of homes energy and water efficient. The shell of a building is generally seen as a constraining factor for retrofit projects. The LichtAktiv Haus shows that in fact they can become advantages. The new, large windows open up the house to the outdoors and build off of natural elements of light and heat.

  2. wwj5510 September 19, 2011 at 4:06 am

    an energy-efficient masterpiece ,it’s future trends .
    like this house,you can go to http://www.containerhousechina.com.it's also cool

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