Case Study: SketchUp – Delivering Affordable Net-Zero Energy Housing

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Explore the eCasa affordable housing project: Using Sefaira, architecture firm Inscape Publico designed net-zero energy housing prototypes for low-income families in Washington, D.C.  Below is an excerpt from the case study.  Click the Read More button the read the full article.

Delivering Affordable Net-Zero Energy Housing

The eCasa housing project was designed to deliver a series of net-zero, affordable housing prototypes in Washington, D.C., for low-income families. Using Sefaira, nonprofit architecture firm Inscape Publico balanced building envelope performance and renewable energy generation in the late design stage to achieve net-zero.

Mi Casa Inc., a nonprofit organization, provides affordable housing opportunities to low and moderate-income families to sustain diverse and healthy communities in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore areas. To address the complex changes impacting neighborhoods in the greater D.C. area and ensure scalability, Mi Casa collaborated with the Department of Housing and Community Development.

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Posted by Kim Sternisha