Collection by Erika Heet

(Nearly) Net-Zero Homes

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Hay insulation, passive solar, drought-tolerant gardens: Behold the following 7 houses from Dwell's pages that give back by striving for net-zero status.

With a sleek prototype in Emeryville, California, under its belt, Simpatico Homes sets out to redefine prefab's…
Designed by architecture firm Arkin Tilt, Bernie Tershy and Erika Zavaleta’s 2,500-square-foot straw-bale home marries…
The entire house is made from slabs of prefabricated, formaldehyde-free compressed straw.
In Boulder's aptly named Wonderland Hill neighborhood, deer and even mountain lions occasionally come down from the…
While the slate-clad northern facade has few windows and a steeply pitched roof, the southern facade is dominated by…
Arranged and slotted together like a tidy row of Legos, the IJsselstein housing project reflects typical Dutch…
Components for low-cost prefab homes designed by Habitat for Humanity and the firm Minarc for South Central Los Angeles…
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