THE first home to produce more energy than it uses has been built in the UK by a Spanish architect.
Dubbed the ‘home of the future’ the house is built out of solar panels and utilises a number of energy storage systems and insulation techniques.
For every €144 of electricity the house uses it will push approximately €251-worth of energy back into the grid.
“This home could easily be the model for green homes of the future,” said project manager Phil Jones said.
“It is a massive step to conserving energy.”
Constructed in Cardiff, Wales, in just 16 weeks the three-bedroom house was the brainchild of Spaniard Ester Coma-Bassas.
Originally from Madrid Coma-Bassas developed her green ‘solcer’ house at the University of Cardiff alongside colleague Jones.
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