En­ergy Savers

Society Interiors - - GREEN NEWS -

Dutch ar­chi­tect Koen Olthuis along with Water­stu­dio and in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Arkup Com­pany, based in Miami has de­signed so­lar­pow­ered Zero-emis­sion float­ing homes. These yachts op­er­ates 100 per cent off the grid and fea­ture waste man­age­ment, rain­wa­ter har­vest­ing and wa­ter pu­rifi­ca­tion sys­tems. These homes are also equipped with 30 kW of so­lar pan­els, 1,000 kWh of lithium-ion bat­ter­ies and high-grade in­su­la­tion. They also have self-el­e­va­tion sys­tems to with­stand high winds, floods and hur­ri­canes. The homes also have 40 ft. long hy­draulic legs that sta­bi­lizes the float­ing homes and lifts them out of the wa­ter. The slid­ing ter­race has out­door space, which is sur­rounded by shock-re­sis­tant glass pan­els.

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