Earth-Sheltered Home Uses Surroundings to Save on Energy

Posted On Wed, October 1, 2014 By

Posted On Wed, October 1, 2014 By In Architecture, Green Design, Upstate

We’ve featured plenty of beautiful sustainable homes here on 6sqft, many of which include some pretty hi-tech gadgets from geothermal wells to highly reflective roofing materials. But John Grzibowski decided to just use what’s available in nature. He built an Earth-sheltered home in Newburgh, New York that strategically uses the surrounding landscape to insulate itself. The adobe was even built using locally-sourced materials. Why go out and buy expensive technology when we can just use the gifts that Mother Nature gives us?

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