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Links:
There are a lot of valuable resources out there... You just need to find them

Other Energy-Efficient, Earth-Sheltered, Solar, or Sustainable homes.

Building and Home Automation System 3-D Graphics

Energy Efficient / Sustainable design references

Publications/Magazines

Online Discussion Foums

Organizations

Hydronic Cooling (Radiant and Air)

Radiant Heating/Cooling

Geothermal (Ground Source) Systems & Radiant components

Wind Turbines and Environmental Impact

Ventilation systems

Home Automation / Structured Cabling

1-Wire Network Information & Devices

Building Material & System Resources

General Green / Energy-Efficient Manufacturer links

Roofing Systems

Solar Systems

Wall/Siding Systems

Floor/Slab Systems

Other Building Components& Systems

Government

Green Roofs, meadows and other natural stuff

Waterproofing / Drainage

International

Earth/Solar House Design/Construction Company Sites

Local Interest sites

Software Tools

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This site is all about building a cool, energy efficient house, that makes maximum use of earth sheltered design, passive solar heating and cooling, geothermal exchange energy management, and right sizing of the house for it's designated use. The home's placement is on a south-facing hillside in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. This site describes the design process, the technologies used and the expected results. We also have a comprehensive Links Page for anyone who is also interested in designing a similar project.