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This eco friendly Passive Solar House is nestled among mature trees and has a lean, "green" design that still puts style and comfort in the forefront. It stands apart from the crowd equally for its elegance and grace, and its eco friendly passive solar design and constructions.

This Passive House designed in a traditional cottage style has a simple and elegant shape. It is a 3-bedroom, 1 living room, kitchen-dinning room, 1 office, 1 guest room, 3.5-bathroom, 140 square meters, two-story single family home with a slopping roof

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Are you thinking of building a new house for your family or improving  and remodeling an old one? You need to make conscious, informed decisions in each step of the way throughout all design process and in the selection of the materials, constructions and engineering systems for your house. Green Harmony Home Team is here  to guide you through choices and to enjoy exploring options along the way!

What is a Passive House?

A Passive House (PassivHaus in German) is a building standard that is truly energy efficient, comfortable, affordable, and ecological at the same time.
 
A Passive House provides a comfortable and healthy indoor climate without the need to use active heating or cooling appliances. It heats and cools itself.
The vast energy savings in Passive Houses are achieved by using special energy efficient building components, and a very efficient heat recovery ventilation system. There is absolutely no cutting back on comfort. Instead, the level of comfort is considerably increased.

Efficiency improves comfort

The Passive House is the world's leading standard in energy-efficient construction. A Passive House requires as little as 10 percent of the energy used by typical central European buildings – meaning an energy savings of up to 90 percent. Owners of Passive Houses are barely concerned with increasing energy prices. Read more

What is a Zero Energy Home?

Imagine a home that is not only energy efficient, but also produces its own power. Just like a typical home, a Zero Energy Home (ZEH) is connected to and uses energy from  the local electric utility. But unlike typical homes, at times a ZEH makes enough power to send some back to the utility company. Annually, a ZEH produces enough energy to offset the amount purchased from the utility provider, resulting in net-zero annual energy bills.
 
A ZEH combines state-of-the-art, energy-efficient construction techniques, and equipment with renewable energy systems to return as much energy as it takes in on an annual basis. When renewable resources cannot provide the entire home’s power (at night or on a cloudy winter day) the homeowner purchases energy from the utility provider. When renewable resources produce more than the house is using (during sunny days or when no-one is home) power is sent back into the utility grid. In some cases, the utility provider will operate the home’s electric meter in reverse, essentially providing the homeowner with full retail value for their energy. Read more


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