Effectiveness, Affordably - Skow Residence - Desert-Ready Home - House Tour - Bob Vila
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"We just wanted the house to open up to the landscape and to be extremely efficient in its environment," Sommerfield says, recalling the goals that his team set out to achieve. Fortunately, his students were brimming with ideas. Here, you can see how the interior walls were insulated with straw bales—an effective and quite affordable solution.