23 Oct '16, 12pm

Passive solar Lockeport Beach House harvests rainwater to save energy

The beach house is carefully placed onsite to take advantage of passive solar orientation and is elevated on a grid to protect against storm surges. A10-foot-deep and 48-foot-wide cantilevered roof overhang shields the home from unwanted solar gain in the summer, while allowing low winter sun to heat the concrete floors in winter. Large windows admit natural light and views of the landscape. The asymmetrical gabled roof is also angled to facilitate rainwater harvesting . Three 1,750-gallon (6,600 liter) cisterns store rainwater and are the sole source of potable water for the home.

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