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Seattle's Palatine Passive House consumes 90% less energy than a conventional home

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 06, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Ana Lisa last modified Aug 05, 2016

_extend] The dwelling's distinctive façade is clad in hand-charred cedar slabs treated with the Japanese “shou sugi ban” technique, which naturally seals the wood to withstand the city's very rainy weather. Its many passive features includes an airtight envelope, continuous high-performance insulation and managed solar gain, as well as a filtered heat and moisture recovery ventilation system. This creates excellent air quality and allows temperature-control providing a healthy and...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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