Leverage all of Mother Nature’s gifts for free energy, thermal heating, natural ventilation, cooling, lighting, and rainwater collection for irrigation and productive gardens.
Optimize building orientation to capture and convert solar energy into electricity and thermal energy.
Design and build with optimal level of air tightness to conserve energy and maintain a healthy indoor air quality level without the need for any mechanical support.
Utilize building design and landscaping for natural shading and cooling.
Utilize natural daylight to reduce energy loads.