Comment: I love the idea of this house, but it seems very targeted toward a West coast climate. In colder areas with less sunshine would this module be a valid solution? Wouldn't the "chimney" design work against retaining heat?
At the recent West Coast Green conference in San Francisco, we were lucky enough to not only get a sneak peek of the new Michelle Kaufmann mkLotus prefab house, but also to speak with the designer herself to get the low-down on the sleekly-designed zero energy home. Check out the video to learn all the details about the energy, water, and materials packed into this compact sustainable home.