Energy efficient house building project, 2008 -2010. Requires min to zero AC in Texas.
Passive solar cooling: Light color steel roof, white stucco, 24" overhang canopy - all around, R40 insulation, Filled and re-enforced concrete block walls. Large roof exhaust fan.
Cistern water collection system
GREENHOUSE CONSTRUCTION. This south facing stucco wall is an ideal reflector and thermal mass.