Santa Monica house

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-'''Building name''' introductory text+The '''Santa Monica house''' was one of the first homes built by LivingHomes and is the residence of Steve Glenn, founder of the company.
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 +Most of the walls are windows which cuts down on electric light usage and gives the home an airy, expansive feeling.
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-|| '''Owners''' || <name>.+|| '''Owners''' || Steve Glenn
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-|| '''Location''' || <location>+|| '''Location''' || Santa Monica, California
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-|| '''Country''' || Australia +|| '''Country''' || United States
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-|| '''Type''' || Sustainable renovation+|| '''Type''' || New construction
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-|| '''House size''' || Medium, 21 squares +|| '''House size''' || Medium
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-|| '''Owner contact''' || <contact details>+
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<big>'''Summary of house features''' <big>'''Summary of house features'''
* Passive solar design * Passive solar design
-* Solar panels, grid interactive and batteries+* Solar hot water system
-* Solar hot water+* Solar panels (photovoltaic)
-* Rainwater tanks+* Grey water system processes shower water coming and recycles it for irrigation.
-* Low power appliances, no airconditioner+* Extensive windows allow owners to cut down on electric light usage and give the home an airy, expansive feeling
-* Double glazing+* Stylish design
 +* Factory built modular construction (11 modules used)
 +* Moveable bedroom walls all house to be reconfigured.
 +* Cinderblock construction to save cost
 +* Paperstone countertops made from leftovers from pulp mills (eco-friendly and sturdy).
 +* Movable wall-to-floor closets (like a compactus).
 +* The roof garden on top of second floor bedrooms.
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== Credits == == Credits ==
-*'''Designer''' +*'''Designer''': Living Homes
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-*'''Builder''' +
== Feedback or comments on this article == == Feedback or comments on this article ==
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== External links == == External links ==
-* [http://www. Link text]+* [http://www.news.com/Inside-the-green-designer-home/2100-13842_3-6225728.html?tag=st.nl Inside the green designer home], CNET News.com
 +* [http://www.news.com/2300-11392_3-6225844-1.html?tag=ne.gall.pg Photos: Home, green, home], CNET News.com
 +* [http://www.livinghomes.net/about.html LivingHomes]
 +* [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/02/20/earlyshow/living/main2494080.shtml Homes, Schools And Skyscrapers Go Green], CBS News
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-[[:Category:Victoria]]+[[Category:California]]
-[[:Category:Urban]]+[[Category:Urban]]
-[[:Category:Renovation]]+[[Category:New building]]
-[[:Category:Sustainable houses]]+[[Category:Sustainable houses]]
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The Santa Monica house was one of the first homes built by LivingHomes and is the residence of Steve Glenn, founder of the company.

Most of the walls are windows which cuts down on electric light usage and gives the home an airy, expansive feeling.

Owners Steve Glenn
Location Santa Monica, California
Country United States
Type New construction
House size Medium


Summary of house features

  • Passive solar design
  • Solar hot water system
  • Solar panels (photovoltaic)
  • Grey water system processes shower water coming and recycles it for irrigation.
  • Extensive windows allow owners to cut down on electric light usage and give the home an airy, expansive feeling
  • Stylish design
  • Factory built modular construction (11 modules used)
  • Moveable bedroom walls all house to be reconfigured.
  • Cinderblock construction to save cost
  • Paperstone countertops made from leftovers from pulp mills (eco-friendly and sturdy).
  • Movable wall-to-floor closets (like a compactus).
  • The roof garden on top of second floor bedrooms.


[edit] Credits

  • Designer: Living Homes

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