Gallery: The First Active House in North America is Now Complete Near S...

 
In March 2013, the home was open to the public for an open house and now the owners will move in. As part of the project, the home owners have agreed to work with the University of Missouri’s Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium to monitor the home for the first year they are living there. With this data, researchers and builders can hopefully get some solid data to see how well this home building stacks up.

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  1. Luke Mahony May 13, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Where’s the thermal mass? Historically, a well designed house with appropriate thermal mass has always outperformed light weight houses with no thermal mass. Why has thermal mass disappeared?
    http://earthdwellings.com/2013/04/24/appropriate-thermal-mass/

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