Building a Low-Budget Rustic Passive Solar House

David Schonberg shares what it is like building a low-budget rustic passive solar house, includes information on earth sheltering, solar heating and cost of materials for a solar home.



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[4] The bulletin board pops out of the utility room wall to provide an extra bedroom exit.
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[3] Notice the sunlight panels in the interior portion.
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Diagram 1: Passive solar house.
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[2] Looking east toward the kitchen end of the sunroom.
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Diagram 2: Passive solar house.
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