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WA Design’s Solar-Powered Stinson Beach House Achieves Net-Zero Energy
Posted By Helen Morgan On December 7, 2012 @ 1:04 pm In Architecture,energy efficiency,gallery,Recycled Materials | No Comments
The design team kept a focus on green objectives, using open-cell foam insulation, natural ventilation, and concrete floors. Their main focus was to create a south-sloping roof from which to access solar energy. Nestled on a rural border area overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the site looks like a stunning find, one which the designers say they searched for for years.
The shell of the house is constructed from corrugated Galvalume metal and cement board siding. Developing a plan to fit within the zoning regulations, and budget, can’t have been easy. But the final outcome looks like a relaxing and tranquil sustainable space.
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Images courtesy of WA Design Inc
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