Gallery: Raymond Smith’s Cool Modern Barnhouses Spurn Ailing South Afri...

 
Photovoltaic panels installed on the north roof slope coupled with vertical axis wind turbines on the garage’s flat roof (for wet and wooly winter days) will provide DC power for 12V energy-saving lighting and other electrical needs. Natural gas will be used for cooking.

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  1. Clive Snyders February 18, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    How much will it cost to build

  2. Tafline Laylin March 3, 2011 at 9:09 am

    I agree John. I like that it need not rely on South Africa’s coal-guzzling grid!

  3. Capelight March 1, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    Love the proportions of this structure and the eco friendly ideas. Practical energy saving concepts is the way to go for the future.

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