La Casa del Sol: A Passive-Solar House

Sister Paula Gonzalez gathered volunteers to create a superinsulated, passive-solar house called La Casa del Sol, made entirely with donated or recycled parts, or purchased with the sale of recycled materials.



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Diagram of the La Casa del Sol passive-solar house.
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La Casa del Sol could loosely be called a retrofit, in that it incorporates the frame of one end of an agricultural building.
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