Transforming House Adjusts to Temperature

August 6, 2015

On hot days, owners of Motus passive houses won’t need to turn on the air conditioning. All they have to do is slide a screen and shell around the outside of the house for shade.

Fast Company says that the house, which is still in concept, will use substantially less energy than a standard house. The walls, ceilings, and floors are all glass, which opens the house up to the environment and allows more natural light.

A row of solar panels powers the house and the retractable screens.

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