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Energy-efficient home uses recycled heat to reduce C02 emissions

The Lane End House by PAD studio incorporates natural building material and sustainable solutions to increase energy-efficiency. The resulting design creates a passive home with a smaller environmental footprint and a focus on sustainability.  The exterior of the house contains balcony areas that act as solar shading for the property, complete with thoughtfully-places openings to create a greater distribution of natural ventilation to rid the home of intense heat during the hot Summer months.  Landscape-wise,…

Why we're stuck on a particular side of the bed

While it’s true that no one wants to live in a house divided, sleeping arrangements are an altogether different matter. A bed divided is not just the foundation of a happy domestic union, but also our natural preference. Even if,…