The Start.Home's design makes it passively energy friendly. An open floor plan and clerestory windows keep it naturally cool on hot days, and eco-responsible materials lower the home's embodied energy.
An enterprising team of Stanford students has designed a low-cost, solar-powered home that could lead the home-building industry to a more sustainable future and guide homeowners toward greener behavior.
For more information: http://news.stanford.edu/features/2014/starthome/
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