The world's first Active House stands at the crest of an estate. Its south-facing roof is covered in solar panels and solar cells, which between them harness more than enough power to keep the occupants warm and the appliances running. In around 30 years' time, if designers have got their sums right, the excess electricity flowing from the house into Denmark's grid will have cancelled out the energy costs of building it, leaving a non-existent footprint on the earth's resources.

Zero-carbon eco home is light years ahead

The world's first Active House stands at the crest of an estate. Its south-facing roof is covered in solar panels and solar cells, which between them harness more than enough power to keep the occupants warm and the appliances running. In around 30 years' time, if designers have got their sums right, the excess electricity flowing from the house into Denmark's grid will have cancelled out the energy costs of building it, leaving a non-existent footprint on the earth's resources.

Contemporary bungalow in the Netherlands. Traditional shape but looks completely contemporary

Bright Contemporary Bungalows

Contemporary bungalow in the Netherlands. Traditional shape but looks completely contemporary

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Leachachan Barn - Rural Design Architects - Isle of Skye and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

Leachachan Barn - Rural Design Architects - Isle of Skye and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

Sonnblick - #Einfamilienhaus von Fullwood - LK-Fertigbau GmbH | HausXXL #Blockhaus #modern #Satteldach

Sonnblick - #Einfamilienhaus von Fullwood - LK-Fertigbau GmbH | HausXXL #Blockhaus #modern #Satteldach

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