Honda Smart Home Construction Timelapse

Watch the house take shape from excavation to solar panels in under 2 minutes.

Concrete Post-Tensioning

Take a deeper dive into concrete strength and cable reinforcements.

Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Concrete

Learn about the chemistry of concrete and how sustainable options work.

Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Interior Design

Hear our designers explain their thinking behind the Smart Home furniture and finishes.

Passive design techniques

An explanation of how the home works with nature before employing mechanical systems.

Addressing Solar Intermittency with a Home Energy Management System (HEMS)

Learn about the electric grid and the potential impacts of EVs and solar power.

Honda’s Experimental Home Energy Management System (HEMS)

Hear about the overall energy strategy and how the system worked.

Honda Home Energy Management System (HEMS) Technical Animation

Watch how AC and DC power are managed in different situations.

Radiant Geothermal Heating & Cooling

This video gives an overview of the experiments conducted with the Smart Home HVAC.

Capturing Waste Heat - Technical Animation

This animation shows the technical layout and how water and heat move through the house.

Circadian Lighting

Learn about our lighting design and its impact on circadian health.

Honda Smart Home US Overview

Hear about our goals as we described them when the home was launched.

Passive Solar Design Technical Animation

See how our windows and exterior overhangs were designed for energy efficiency.

Water Conservation, Waste Management & Indoor Air Quality

Take a brief tour of some of our other sustainability efforts at the house.

Ohio Students Design and Install Water Catcher Device

The next generation thinks about water scarcity, and how they might solve it.

New Residents

Hear from some of our occupants as they move in for a one-year stay.

Final HSH Tour and What We Learned

Take one final walk through the house to hear what worked and what didn’t.

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