With an 800-square-foot footprint, the house is only 1,200 square feet. Conditioned space, however, is equivalent to that of a 2,000-square-foot home, due to a short (4-foot) basement and an open, double-height space reaching to 20 feet.
The South’s first house certified to the rigorous
conservation standard adapts a model proven in
Germany to steamy Louisiana. by LyNNE CLEaRfIELd
22 January/February 2011 SOLAR TODA Y solartoday.org
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