March 2, 2010

Home of the Future Debuts at Olympics

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During last week's Olympics, the Home of the Future was put on display at the BC Hydro Power Smart Village in downtown Vancouver. Made of 2 shipping containers and covered in cedar and pine beetle wood, the 680 sq. ft. home has solar panels and a plug for the owner's electric car, of course. The home has smart appliances and an energy management system. A green wall acts as insulation, filters pollutants and can grow veggies for dinner.

Via BC Hydro

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 2, 2010 9:10 AM
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