• Celebrate, but do not overuse, wood; especially
avoid scarce species or sizes.
• Employ daylighting to bring natural light into
• Use hyperinsulation in Alaska and other cold
• See the “Common Principles” section in the
introduction of this chapter for more
recommendations on sustainability.
Figure of ground-coupled heat pump that draws warmth from the Earth in winter and deposits warmth in summer
Figure of maximum insulation and a “cold roof” created in Alaska and in higher elevations.
Vent space and Insulation are very important