The goal of the Perlita Project is to show a new path for low energy consumption buildings in Los Angeles and in Southern California through realistic, affordable and reproducible solutions.The main focus was the energy efficiency (...)
“Solis Ortus” - my rising ofthe sunHome for Harin and Mihiri Gabriel, at Pelawatte“Solis Ortus” – a Latin phrase,meaning “my rising of the sun” - was one that was articulated by the home owners, in their approach to defining the quali (...)
This home is an excellent example of design and construction for temperate climates and energy conservation. The Taft School faculty home serves as a high performance residence and learning lab for students. In US climate zone 5, it achieved a HERS 33 excluding PV and with the 13.1 kW the HERS index is -14.
Construction21 is a collaborative platform dedicated to building professionals, to help them discover and develop new ways of sustainable building. Initially developed with the support of European Union (IEE project), Construction21 platforms are managed by non-profit and academic organizations closely linked to building sector in each country.