Earth-Sheltered Houses

    Research output: NRELBrochure


    In the market for a new home? This fact sheet provides details of the many advantages of earth-sheltered homes, which benefit from a variety of energy-efficient features such as solar heating and cooling. Additional sections give advice on how to begin your project; costs; and design and construction considerations such as location, climate, site, and soils. To obtain copies of EREC fact sheets,please contact the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse at 1-800-DOE-EREC (1-800-363-3732) or EREC's electronic bulletin board at 1-800-273-2955.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages8
    StatePublished - 1997

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/BR-330-6993

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-10097-373


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