EDEN HOUSE, ATLANTA GA
The 1500 square foot planted roof is visible from the street and second story rooms. One benefit of green roofs is having attractive flowers and foliage around the house.
Green roofs offer the following advantages compared with more common types of roofing:
· Additional insulation: the growth media reduces heating and cooling loads on the home.
· Extends the life of the roofi
Water can be a significant household cost as well as a limited resource in times of drought and population growth. Eden House has a rainwater harvesting system that stores water from the roof for use in landscaping. All water from the upper roof is directed to the lower planted roof via a network of soaker hoses. A system of gutters, downspouts and rain barrels stores all other
EDEN HOUSE GARAGE
When a vehicle enters the garage an exhaust fan is triggered pulling monoxide out.
EDEN HOUSE INTERIORS
Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ)
Many homeowners are beginning to realize a possible link between their health and their homes. Household pollutants can include carbon monoxide, radon, formaldehyde mold, dirt and dust. As described in AE Eden House is tightly sealed which helps keep contaminants out. Fresh air is brought in through a single duct and passes through a very effic
EDEN HOUSE SOLAR COLLECTOR
A solar collector, mounted to a pair of chimneys, sits canopy-like over south facing windows. The chimneys are capped by skylights which open electronically, letting hot air escape as part of the buildings passive ventilation system. Sunlight filters through the solar canopy and skylights to the interior stairway below.
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