Designs for a Canadian Solar-Powered and Heated Home

A design for a Canadian solar-powered and heated home by architect Peter Fluker used sun energy in his home design. Includes photographs of the solar design and diagrams of the cross sections of the home.



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An outdoor deck extends the living area during the warm months.
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A slate-veneered central column absorbs—and helps to distribute—heat in winter.
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The great room/dining area.
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A massive skylight provides sunlight and warmth.
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Diagram: Solar house winter energy flow.
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An open hallway leads from the stars to the great room/dining area.
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Diagram: Solar house summer energy flow.
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