Saturday, December 27, 2008

What A Concept

Here's an amazing energy-saving idea.  The ultimate, it would seem.  I'm ready!

Germany Pioneers Houses Encased In Airtight Shell From Which Little Heat Escapes

From the outside, there is nothing unusual about the stylish new gray and orange row houses in the Kranichstein District, with wreaths on the doors and Christmas lights twinkling through a freezing drizzle. But these houses are part of a revolution in building design: There are no drafts, no cold tile floors, no snuggling under blankets until the furnace kicks in. There is, in fact, no furnace.In Berthold Kaufmann's home, there is, to be fair, [...]

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