Gallery: Spain’s First Certified Passive House Cuts Energy Use by 90%

 
The wooden shelter with solar panels on its facade is orientated to the South to capture free passive solar energy while protecting itself from hot Spanish summers.

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  1. Ciaran May 16, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Very beautiful home, we should all be building like that. One question, what rooms are in the south side of the building?, I heard that ‘non day-time living spaces’ should be placed in the south of the building so as to advoid the spikes in solar heat gain due to the intensity of the sun in Spain.

  2. jetprefab April 19, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    What a great home. Every home should be built like this!! Free Cooling is a unique way of cooling the home, but what about heating?

    -Ernest
    http://jetprefab.com

  3. h1 April 17, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    Brilliant home! Liking the bare osb walls.

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