2020 Featured Home
This unique home is built partially out of bales of straw, giving it every thick walls with a high insulation value. The roof is made of SIPS- structurally insulated panel system- to achieve high efficiency. Composed of curved and straight roofs and a two-story sun space in the center, the home includes a huge boulder that can absorb sun and release it at night. Concrete floors serve the same purpose as they are heated from a south wall of glass. The home features both solar electric and solar hot water and a variety of other efficiency features.