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Smurf house?  Two inches of xps wraps the house.
Smurf house? Two inches of xps wraps the house.
Front view Mehlschmidt Net Zero Solar Active House (north)
Front view Mehlschmidt Net Zero Solar Active House (north)
Front entry,
Front entry,
Four star max drain back 4'x10' Caleffi collectors punch the hot solar energy into the domestic hot water and radiant floor space heating!
Four star max drain back 4'x10' Caleffi collectors punch the hot solar energy into the domestic hot water and radiant floor space heating!
Double stud walls 18
Double stud walls 18" thick with dense packed cellulouse insulation. Lots of recycled political section newspapers make for great insulation!
Solar thermal combi system, with no insulation.  Some assembly required!
Solar thermal combi system, with no insulation. Some assembly required!
Thirty PV solar panels on the garage roof send power back to North Western Energy.  with one inch of powder snow on them, they still produce enough energy to run a 100 watt light bulb.  Amazing!
Thirty PV solar panels on the garage roof send power back to North Western Energy. with one inch of powder snow on them, they still produce enough energy to run a 100 watt light bulb. Amazing!
Thick walls with centered windows/ window quilts.
Thick walls with centered windows/ window quilts.

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