Tiny House, Tiny Energy? Part 1

Fall 2017
This online-only article is a supplement to the Fall 2017 print edition of Home Energy Magazine.
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This is part 1 of a two-part series on Tiny Houses. For those who are seeking to reduce their carbon footprint by living in a super energy-efficient house, the choices have been limited to a small selection of “energy-efficient” production homes, or multifamily buildings where the energy “loads” are distributed over a greater floor area, making the units themselves proportionally more energy efficient than a stand-alone single- family home of the same size.

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