Friday, August 26, 2011
Germany Modern House | Private House D | Ingehoven Architects
The technical systems avoid the creation of electromagnetic pollution and radon emissions. The building uses largely renewable sources of energy.
Heating is provided from three sources. 85 % of the annual requirement is provided by a solar thermal system together with a geothermal heat pump. In high-demand periods warm water is produced with a wood-pellet furnace. The radiant-floor heating is linked in summer to a geothermal cooling system. Irrigation cisterns collect rain water for the landscaping. If necessary, this system, in conjunction with a well, can be expanded to supply the house. Electric power comes from renewable sources through the public grid........more