27 Aug '14, 4pm

#Luiis_3x ] The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland’s Solheimar Ecovillage: ... [ #Luispokel ]

#Luiis_3x ] The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland’s Solheimar Ecovillage: ... [ #Luispokel ]

Sesseljuhus’s outdoor cladding is made from Siberian driftwood that had been carried to Iceland by the ocean’s currents. Wall and floor insulation is made of natural sheep’s wool, while the roof is insulated with paper. All energy used in the structure originates from environmentally sustainable sources: Solar and hydro power supply the building with electricity, in addition to a unique generator that produces electricity from the temperature difference existing between hot and cold water. The house is heated using geothermal hot water from

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/sesseljuhus-eco-house/

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