15 Exterior Green Roof Material Metal Roof Material Design Photos And Ideas

Dawnsknoll’s exterior sidings are cement panels and Resysta wood. The house’s front gate and garage are made from recycled wood.
View from Southwest
West Elevation Detail
View from Boat Dock
Front view of ipe wood facade, standing seam metal roofing, central "factory window"
The elegant retreat combines contemplative spaces with a sense of drama.
A break in the concrete facade reveals the front entrance, which is marked by a thin steel canopy and two chimneys.
A "raked roof" promotes daylighting, while a 6Kw photovoltaic solar array with 4.8Kw battery storage generates clean energy. The front porch encourages socializing with the neighbors.
Project Name: Dawnsknoll
“Often when we talk about sustainability we focus on the gadgetry, what makes things feasible off grid,” Moffitt says. “But to me there are more interesting things in passive design that rely on the available sun and wind.” An eight-panel solar array does chip in significantly, generating all the electricity the house needs.
A 1.4-kW solar array by Sharp and propane-powered in-floor radiant heating from Radiantec obviate any need to connect to municipal power.

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