A Compact Design for an Energy Efficient Home

What can happen when quality is consciously substituted for quantity in an energy efficient home, including quality vs quantity in a compact home design, location and a diagram of the home floor plan.



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Ira Friedlander and his son, Nuri, sought a place of creative solitude and a center to safely explore the outdoors. They found it on three acres in Shaker country.
PHOTO: BROWNIE HARRIS
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Diagram: Floorplan for Friedlander's small energy efficient home.
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