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Exterior, House Building Type, and Wood Siding Material Architect Anssi Lassila de-signed House Riihi to run on Control Intelligence’s Talomat system, which enables the build-ings to be powered by battery. “Often, we don’t know that there has been a power outage,” says resident Petri Mäkelä, “since the lights haven’t even flickered.” By designing the automation system and the house simultaneously, Lassila had maximum control over its integration.  Photo 2 of 8 in This Battery-Powered House Never Runs Out of Juice