Watch the house take shape from excavation to solar panels in under 2 minutes.
Take a deeper dive into concrete strength and cable reinforcements.
Learn about the chemistry of concrete and how sustainable options work.
Hear our designers explain their thinking behind the Smart Home furniture and finishes.
An explanation of how the home works with nature before employing mechanical systems.
Learn about the electric grid and the potential impacts of EVs and solar power.
Hear about the overall energy strategy and how the system worked.
Watch how AC and DC power are managed in different situations.
This video gives an overview of the experiments conducted with the Smart Home HVAC.
This animation shows the technical layout and how water and heat move through the house.
Learn about our lighting design and its impact on circadian health.
Hear about our goals as we described them when the home was launched.
See how our windows and exterior overhangs were designed for energy efficiency.
Take a brief tour of some of our other sustainability efforts at the house.
The next generation thinks about water scarcity, and how they might solve it.
Hear from some of our occupants as they move in for a one-year stay.
Take one final walk through the house to hear what worked and what didn’t.