Net Zero Energy Modern House is a Brightly Decorated Sustainable Home
Nov 11, 2013 21:35
The Net Zero Energy Modern House is an interesting sustainable residential project completed by Klopf Architecture in Cupertino, California.
According to the architects: “The owners were very concerned about the environment, specifically about energy and resource efficiency. They directed us to use materials that would last as long as possible while avoiding “food for termites” and designing a high-performance sustainable home. So in conjunction with our Mechanical Engineer we designed a net-zero energy home featuring insulated concrete forms (ICFs), structural insulated panels (SIPs), high-performance windows, cementitious siding, and an 13.4 kW solar Photovoltaic (PV) system sized to cover all the energy use in the house.”
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