Innovative Solar-Powered SILO Home Is Bright And Spacious

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Source: Missouri S&T via Inhabitat

The energy net-zero SILO home features natural lighting, wide-open spaces, greenery, smart controls and innovative rainwater and wastewater collection systems. The home was designed and built by the Missouri S&T student team and is an entry in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2017 Solar Decathlon.

Source: Missouri S&T via Inhabitat

In an interview with the Dept. of Energy, S&T design director Jenny Nickel explains SILO was made for a couple looking to downsize and live more sustainably. She said the team wanted to emphasize a smooth transition to sustainable living—by keeping all modern amenities in one compact, clean-energy package.

 

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