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What makes a house a sustainable house?

1. Use of green materials 2. Energy efficiency-insulation, better appliances, etc? 3. Generate a great portion of its power: photovoltaics, solar thermal, helical wind¬†turbine, ground source heat pumps? 4. Use of natural lighting and air comfort systems? 5. Reuse of recycled homes and buildings Yes! all of these help to make a house more sustainable….