Boston Townhouses Designed to Produce More Energy Than They Use

May 15, 2015

Boston firm ISA designed four townhouses in the Roxbury neighborhood that produce more energy and hot water than the average homeowner uses.

According to Dezeen, the project won a competition organized by the city council. The townhomes are placed tiered on a hill, optimizing solar orientation for the panels on their roofs.

The homes are highly insulated, using triple-glazed windows, and excess energy can be sold back to the grid by the homeowners.

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