Gallery: Nottoscale’s Rondolino Prefab is an Energy-Efficient Home in t...

1 Thermal mass temperature buffer – crawlspace filled with gravel maintains even temperature year round to reduce heating and cooling needs. 2 Natural cross and stack ventilation 3 Highly insulated structural insulated panels 4 Energy hydronic
 
1 Thermal mass temperature buffer – crawlspace filled with gravel maintains even temperature year round to reduce heating and cooling needs. 2 Natural cross and stack ventilation 3 Highly insulated structural insulated panels 4 Energy efficient hydronic radiant heating system that can be upgraded to include radiant cooling 5 Trellis shading system reduces solar heat gain 6 Diffused daylighting through light monitors 7 Off the grid local well 8 Local septic leach field system 9 High performance double-pane, low-E coated windows 10 Landscaping with local species that don’t require irrigation 11 Compact floor plan to provide greater efficiency 12 Sustainable materials such as low VOC paints and bamboo eco-timber flooring 13 Energy Star rated appliances 14 Reduction of construction waste through prefabrication

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