Ultra-green house in Seattle marries aesthetics and sustainability

The ultra-green house in Seattle utilizes efficient building systems and sustainable design principles to achieve the highest energy standards while offering practical, modern living spaces for a family of four. Shed Architecture & Design designed the Madrona Passive House as a net zero residence for former Microsoft program manager and renowned environmental advocate Jabe Blumenthal and his family. With a super-insulated envelope and passive design features such as heat recovery systems, photovoltaics,…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/ultra-green-house-in-seattle-marries-aesthetics-and-sustainability
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