The challenge of designing an E4 House, was to come up with personalised ideas and design to enhance the 4 main concepts: Energy efficiency, Environment, Emotion & health, Economy.
- Energy efficiency refers to the minimization of energy consumption through design, seeking ways to use innovative heating and cutting edge building technologies in order to become a referenced NZEB.
- Environment. Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by the use of environmentally friendly renewable energy sources such as sun, geothermal heat or biomass.
- Emotion & health. The house seeks to achieve that unique quality of living and explores ways to ensure a healthy room climate using the natural building material of clay products as much as possible.
- Economy. Last but not least, an affordable house with affordable maintenance costs was obtained which proves that it is possible to have an attractive and affordable NZEB (...)