Gallery: Universidad Cardenal Herrera’s SML System House is a Solar Dec...

A grey-water recycling system will be integrated into the design to make best use of precious resources. By collecting used water from the kitchen and bathroom and filtering this to be re-used for toilet flushing and for watering the garden a further saving is made. The house also utilises passive strategies to regulate room temperature, referred to as HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning). The designers have considered strategies including orientation of the building, the use of thermal mass flooring, solar protection and gain as well as natural ventilation.

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