Gallery: Portugal’s Modular Casas Em Movimento House Rotates to Follow ...

 
Portugal aimed for the sky with their modular Casas Em Movimento house at the 2012 Solar Decathlon Europe. It's designed to follow the sun's east-west journey throughout the day in order to increase energy production, reduce heat consumption and adjust interior daylighting, and it has a protective photovoltaic skin that also generates a ton of energy. In fact, CEM+NEM- believes their house can generate as much as 12.220kWh of energy each year - which is 2.5 times more than it consumes.

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