In commemoration of Australian Sustainable House Day 2012 on next 9th September, Decoteco.com proudly presented some special articles that will discuss about sustainable home design. We try our best to satisfy the passion of our valued readers which had alot concern about environmentally home design. Please enjoy it.
Because big or large is not always means beautiful and comfortable, small might be attractive and cozy. The newest trend has been toward huge mansion-style houses. Houses with a large size ordinarily use a tremendous amount of energy to produce heat and cool to the air circulation inside the house. The energy used comes from none other than combustion of fossil fuels, depleting these resources and emitting greenhouse gases and pollutants into the air. Moreover, the larger of the house, the more materials go into its construction; materials which might have their particular consequences. A home ought to be the right size for its residents and their activities. Following below, you will be able to see some picture about small house design that suitable with the ideas of sustainable and environment issues.
The use of windows in this home design concept aims to reduce the use of light as the main illumination source. Clever placement of windows, as seen in the picture above, will be able to maximize the light coming into the house during the day.
The two picture above shows about the living room and dining room interior. These house use recycled wooden material as the floor. Instead of using air conditioning, the owner prefer to use ceiling fan and large scale of windows for the air circulation. See more image about this design right after this jump.