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Home for Life – Ecological House



Home for Life – Ecological House,

Home for Life – Ecological House

Home for Life – Ecological House

Home for Life – Ecological House

Located near Aarhus (Denmark), this is a project of self-sufficient housing and CO2 neutral 7m thanks totwo solar thermal panels, 50m2 of solar panels and solar heat pump produce more energy than needed home. Excess 9kWh/m2/año 40 years ago that the house has managed to generate the same amount of energy used to produce construction materials, from there will return more to nature than it consumed. To ensure this, the construction was done primarily with certified wood (FSC) on a concrete slab, using slate siding, flooring from recycled glass, with windows that incorporate the latest technology in energy saving. The hollow area of the house is 40% of the total area of soil (twice normal) with the idea that during the day has the maximum natural lighting and reduce lighting demand drastically. Systems energy, air conditioning and lighting in all rooms are controlled through a touch panel. The tilt of her decks is an important feature of the building, which is essential to achieve an efficient orientation of solar panels, and also helps with ventilation and lighting of rooms with windows on the same plane. On the ground floor, kitchen and dining room are separated from the lounge, which is separate and the upper floor are located the three bedrooms. Home for Life is an example to take account of sustainable architecture.

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