In the period 2008 - 2011 gg. concept will be tested effectively in practice. There will be 6 international behavioral experiments, the essence of which is to be built cho real home in which to live and work in real people.
Related article: The most eco-friendly homes in the U.S. are sold in CaliforniaSix experimental buildings will be constructed in different geographical locations in five countries. The houses will be open to the public during the opening meesyatsev -12, after which will be sold at below market value. Even after the settlement of the performance of tenants at home will be monitored to assess how the building "work" in the real world.
To date, completed two of the six experimental houses.
Home with a neutral CO2 emissions, Kettering, UK
The purpose of the English project - to prove that energy-efficient house, where it will be nice and comfortable to live, not difficult to build an affordable price.
House of sunlight - Pressbaum, Austria
"House of sunlight" - this is the first residential home in Austria with a neutral carbon footprint. It is located in a scenic wooded area and surrounded by mountains. Architecture of the house with sloping roof allows the best use of sunlight and energy. The architectural design of the house was chosen on the basis of competition among young Austrian architects, won by Hein - Troy. The project has already received the state award for environmental and energy-saving technologies.
University of Copenhagen, Denmark and the University of estate agency in the municipality of Copenhagen, the company and group companies VELFAC VELUX a strategic alliance to build a new sustainable office building with an optimal balance between efficient use of energy, quality architecture, a healthy indoor climate and good conditions of daylight.
House air and light, VerriÈres - le - Buisson, France
"House air and light" - is "active" home that cares for the health and comfort of people living in it. Designed as a modular system, this house can be adapted to the landscape and ulimaticheskim usloviyachm different localities.
Home for life - Aarhus, Denmark
"Home for Life" is an interdisciplinary project whose goal was to achieve a synergistic effect of energy saving, comfortable indoor environment, minimal impact on the environment and interact with it. The result of this synergy should be the health and comfort of people living in the house.
Active light house - Hamburg, Germany
The uniqueness of the "House of the active light" is that modern energy-efficient solutions and technologies are applied to an existing home in the area Vilhemsburg in Hamburg, to create a comfortable accommodation with modern standards. The house will use solar energy, will be used front and dormer windows, as well as natural ventilation system to make the classic 50's house in the house of the future with carbon-neutral.