Straw Bale Solar Home

This solar-powered green dream home presents a shining example of what every new house can be.



Straw Bale House
Kristin and Mark Sullivan.
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Solar Home
This solar-powered green dream home is a shining example of what every new house can be.
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Straw Bale Home
The front door was a bargain find at a salvage yard.
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California Dream Home
The "truth" window reveals the straw bale secret behind the home of Krisin and Mark Sullivan.
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Solar Design
The long, narrow plan of the home utilizes passive solar design.
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grapevine
Grapevines will grow fast to shade the patio during the summer months.
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Green Home
Sunlight streams into the Sullivans' south-facing master bedroom.
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