Gallery: Energy Positive House to Supply Power to Grid in Sweden


We’ve seen some pretty energy efficient homes here at Inhabitat, but houses that actually give back to the grid seemed to be a thing of the future — until now. Swedish designers are currently constructing Villa Akarp, a residence that aims to combine energy conservation, energy recovery and energy generation technologies. If all goes as planned, the home will actually produce more energy than it uses and provide the excess to the grid.

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  1. Erik Giudice Architects... June 24, 2010 at 9:26 am

    […] be located in the neighborhood of the Malmo Arena and will soon have a connection via railway to Malmo as well as to Copenhagen. The new center includes 19,000 sq meters of exhibition halls, conference […]

  2. masanchezl November 17, 2009 at 6:22 pm

    well said…that’s why the green technologies has to become an integral part of every architectural/engineering process. We let behind the times when that was an option, now it’s a necessity.

  3. uptodayarch November 17, 2009 at 2:59 am

    Perfect save energy result! But real proffessional challenge is combine this technologes togeder with architectural process, with creative work to shapes, structures and so on…

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