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 - 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