Monday, February 02, 2009

Solar Containers in Houston

On the corner of Waugh and Hyde Park in Houston, Texas a typical 20 foot shipping container has been adapted into a sustainable "green" design for the offices of Mirabeau B. Condominiums.

Powered by the solar panels, their last energy bill was NEGATIVE $193.

Their proposed development boasts an array of sustainable design components from green screens and roofs to energy efficient HVAC systems and a water retention system.

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