Active Solar House

6 Purakau Ave
Wadestown, Wellington
The home and ofice of architect Richard Wright makes use of a north facing orientation and 80% glazing of the north facing walls to provide active solar heating. Rock in the basement is used for heat storage.

Automatic controls of ventilation are used to maintain temperatures within a 4 degree band in winter.
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  • Wadestown Solar Home
    Wadestown Solar Home
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