Rebuilding Green In New Orleans

March 2009
Domino;Mar2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p69
The article features the first interior designed ecological house at The Holy Cross Project, an affordable-housing complex in New Orleans, Louisiana. The house generates as much energy as it uses. It has twenty-eight solar panels that can generate 5.3 kilowatts. The architects incorporated passive systems that cut down on the need for air conditioning by blocking the sun. The bedroom has organic cotton sheets, pure wool blanket and natural latex mattress.


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