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for eco-homes
orientation for maximum solar gains, active + passive
positioning to minimize energy losses by natural wind shelter
compact shape to minimize surface area + save materials
insulation for external surface to minimize energy losses
thermal mass to store energy gains from heating systems + passive solar
thermal zoning to use secondary rooms as a heat-buffer
building materials low impact, non-toxic, recycleable, durable

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