Collection by Heather Corcoran

These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes Soak Up the Sun

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As tech breakthroughs make solar a more efficient and economic energy solution, take a look at this array of houses using cutting-edge solar collection methods.

Rooftop Sunpower X-Series solar panels installed by Creative Energies of Victor, Idaho, generate about a third of the...
While the slate-clad northern facade has few windows and a steeply pitched roof, the southern facade is dominated by...
New pine and spruce wood from the Pyrenees (both recyclable and PEFC certified) were selected for the façade of the...
The compact 712-square-foot cottage sits on top of a 430-square-foot workshop, where Baker’s firm prototypes and...
Architect Hank Louis worked with Navajo tribe elders to secure a 66-year lease on a half-acre lot in the middle of...
The house is seamlessly integrated into the landscape, at once blending in and sticking out.
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