Extra Notes and Citations

Office towers left, wetland photo right

Energy Efficient Home topics list from Wikipedia:

In the practice of sustainable design, sustainable architecture, low-energy building, energy-efficient landscaping low-energy houses often use active solar and passive solar building design techniques and components to reduce their energy expenditure.

Passive solar design and landscape

Sustainable landscaping Sustainable landscape architecture Sustainable gardening Rainwater harvesting Water conservation

Lighting and electrical appliances

Energy-saving lighting Lighting Windows Energy conservation Alternative energy

Extras: Improvements to heating, cooling, ventilation and water heating

Absorption refrigerator Annualized geothermal solar Earth cooling tubes Geothermal heat pump Heat recovery ventilation Hot water heat recycling Passive cooling Renewable heat Seasonal thermal energy storage (STES) Solar air conditioning Solar hot water Solar devices