Credit: Stephen Morales



This huge house requires energy efficiency on a grand scale -- and a slick home control system makes the savings easy.
Entrance
Interior
View from the Bar
Main Room
Pool
Pool Controls
Solar Array
Climate Control
 
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Interior

A look at the interior of this home illustrates a number of energy-efficient players and green aspects: Hidden shades lower at certain times during the day to help keep the area cool and save on cooling costs; motorized sliding doors are filled with argon for better energy efficiency and controlled by the house-wide Savant system; LED lamps provide all the home’s lighting; and there’s a lot of wood paneling, so an artist was employed to paint the Aprilaire in-wall temperature sensors to match the grain of the woodwork. The “real” wood in the house are veneers from strictly controlled forests.

Read more: Calif. Home Goes BIG Into Green