Retrofit

 Keya Lea

Passive and Active Solar Retrofit on a Traditional Adobe

Passive and Active Solar Retrofit on a Traditional Adobe

An older adobe home was transformed to become an efficient, modern house with a south facing sun room and a south facing two-story Trombe wall.

 Keya Lea

A Translucent Quonset Hut Retrofit on an Adobe Home

A Translucent Quonset Hut Retrofit on an Adobe Home

A gleaming Quonset hut graces the top of the hill that was at one time the mission and village square that was the bustling center of Galisteo.

 Keya Lea

From Farmhouse to Modern Passive Solar, Part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part series. In this article, we see the current features of the passive solar house. Part 1 shows a photo progression that took place in the transition from a small farmhouse to a modern passive solar home.     The passive solar house has a window wall that [...]

 Keya Lea

From Farmhouse to Passive Solar Modern

It is stunning to hear about and see the transformation from an old farm house to a modern, efficient passive solar house. Yes, it is the same house!

 Keya Lea

Passive Solar Quonset Hut Retrofit

Passive Solar Quonset Hut Retrofit

With planning and creativity, almost any structure can be retrofitted with passive solar design elements.