Sun Cottage, Part I: Site Selection for a Passive Solar Home

As part of an ongoing discussion of passive solar home design, an architect dedicated to energy-efficient affordable housing discusses several important factors in site selection.

site selection, passive solar home - model floor plan of basic Sun Cottage Modular
Model floor plan of the Sun Cottage Modular.
site selection, passive solar home - model of basic Sun Cottage Modular
Model of the basic Sun Cottage Modular design.
site selection, passive solar home - illustration of basic Sun Cottage Modular
Site selection is an important early factor to get right, if a passive solar home design like the Sun Cottage Modular is to work effectively.
Illustration by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff

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