Gallery: Zero-Energy Housing Wedge in Denmark Covered in Solar Panels

 
A proposal for an eco-housing development on the coast of Aalborg, Denmark takes a radical approach to sustainable design with its dramatic south-facing sloped roof, which is completely covered in solar panels. The entire housing development aims to run completely off renewable energy while achieving high energy efficiency through the use of passive-house standards. Besides the solar roof, four small wind turbines located on site take advantage of the ocean breezes to produce even more energy, which could be used to charge electric vehicles.

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