Green Roofed Cannon Beach Home In Oregon Generates More Power Than It Uses
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meaning that the electricity meter can at times spin backward when the home produces more energy than it uses.
Thermal collectors provide the home with hot water, using the sun to heat it. Part of the home’s roof is green, planted with sedum and other perennials to provide the home with natural insulation and fire resistance.
Wind-fallen trees were used for the timber-frame construction, while the cherry wood used in the kitchen fixtures came from certified sustainable sources.
Recycled and salvaged materials were used wherever possible, contributing to a home that with a healthy indoor environment and a positive impact on its surroundings.