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The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design (Hardback)
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The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design (Hardback)

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Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 01/05/2013
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These houses, energy-efficient, very well insulated, and virtually airtight, represent the future as our society moves towards carbon neutrality and trading lighter on the Earth. Projects feature in the book are located primarily in the United States, with houses in France, Japan, Canada, Belgium and Switzerland also represented. Each case study includes plans, photographs and a detailed project description. An appendix lists useful technical information.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781616891244
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 930 g
Dimensions: 229 x 216 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Julie Torres Moskovitz, who designed New York's first certified Passive House, finished her first book, The Greenest Home (Princeton Architectural Press), about the first wave of ultra green homes in the United States." -- Dwell
"This spectacular coffee-table book allows conscientious real estate droolers to ogle glamorous modern private homes, primarily of post-Koolhaas European design, without feeling guilty. They won't kill the planet, but they are, nevertheless, to die for." -- Village Voice
"Succeeds as eye-candy while at the same time has enough drawings and blower door test results to engage the Passive House geek." -- Earth Techling
"Gorgeous. drool-worthy residences designed around the most stringent guidelines for sustainability." -- Fast Company
"A visual and practical guide to some remarkable passive houses around the world. What's really striking is just how modern, airy and inviting they look." -- NationalGeographic.com
"Gorgeous drool-worthy residences designed around the most stringent guidelines for sustainability." -- Fast Company
"Chock full of beautiful images along with lots of great technical info that should answer any of your more serious questions about the nature of passive house construction." - Inhabitat

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