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Award-winning solar home in the UK costs $2 a month to run

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 22, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Tafline Laylin last modified Dec 21, 2015

While the West Kirby home was expected to be inexpensive to run, it is performing four times better than a standard Passivhaus residence, according to the architects. They write, "The house has now been occupied for 2 years and the energy cost for heating, lighting, hot water and cooking was less than £15 per year for this period." Using today's currency conversion rate, that translates to just over $22 per year, or less than $2 a month. A simple masonry and concrete structure with triple...






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