800 Sq. Ft. Techstyle Haus Uses 90% Less Energy

You won't believe your eyes once you step inside of this modern and unique small house plan. The Techstyle Haus is an 825 square foot modern solar house design. The Techstyle Haus is the most efficient solar tiny house design because it creates 50 percent more energy power than it uses thanks to its innovative design. This unique small house plan has a textile-mounted photovoltaic system, along with its solar thermal units. This unique small house plan came to be because of the dedicated and diverse team from Brown University, the University of Applied Sciences of Erfurt and the Rhode Island School of Design, who competed this design in the 2014 European Solar Decathlon. The Decathlon is an international competition that challenges 20 university teams to compete in ten contests to build a house that is completely solar-powered.

Solar power systems are responsible for deriving clean, pure energy from the sun. Installing solar panels on your tiny house design helps your home to combat greenhouse gas emissions while reducing your collective dependence on fossil fuels. Traditional electricity is energy that is sourced from fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas. When fossil fuels are burned to help produce electricity, they emit harmful gases that are the main cause of air pollution and global warming. Installing solar panels on your unique small plan can help to reduce your carbon footprint, and reduce your reliance on fossil fuels. Not only are fossil fuels bad for the environment, but fossil fuels are also a finite resource. With limited availability of fossil fuels, they create a volatile market in which energy prices can skyrocket in a short period of time.

Given the low greenhouse gas emissions that come from installing solar power, increasing its adoption is an essential strategy in the efforts to help combat climate change at both an individual and a national level. Solar energy is a renewable energy source. Among all of the benefits of solar panels, the most important benefit is that solar energy is truly a renewable energy source. Solar energy can be harnessed in all of the areas of the world and is available each and every day. The planet cannot run out of solar energy, unlike some of the other energy sources. Solar energy is energy that will be accessible as long as there is the sun. Therefore sunlight is an energy source that will be available for at least 5 billion years when according to scientists at that point the sun is going to die. Solar energy reduces your electricity bills. Since you will be meeting some of your energy needs with your solar system, your energy bills will drop. How much money you save on your energy bill will be dependent on the size of the solar system and the electricity or heat usage of your home. Moreover, not only will you be saving on the amount of your electricity bill, but if you generate more electricity than your house uses, then the surplus of energy will be exported back to the grid, and you will receive bonus payments for that amount. This is considering that your solar panel system on your house is connected to the grid. Savings can also further grow if you sell excess electricity at high rates during the day and then buy back the electricity from the grid during the evening when the rates are lower.

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