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Homes and buildings could be earth-sheltered

By Hicbd
Tue Jul 23 2013 9:54 am

Earth sheltering, or "using earth against building walls", can maintain steady indoor air temperatures, provide soundproofing, efficiently use land, require less outdoor maintenance, and provide protection against extreme weather and other natural disasters more than standard homes and buildings.

URL:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_sheltering
http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/efficient-earth-sheltered-homes


Categories:
Environment Buildings Architecture Housing Homes Energy Usage

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