Goal of Maximizing Energy Efficiency

Congratulations! You have won $500,000 to build a more sustainable house of your choice. With the goal of maximizing energy efficiency, what type of house would you build? How large would it be? Where would you locate it? What types of materials would you use? What types of materials would you not use? How would you heat and cool the house? How would you heat water? What types of lighting, stove, refrigerator, washer, and dryer would you use? Which, if any, of these appliances could you do without?

Your response should contain 500-600 words. All submissions should be formatted in a 12 point Times New Roman font. Your answer should contain paraphrased information from at least three a valid source other than your text book and all citations and references should be properly cited in APA format (6th edition). Include a conclusion page. Include some references from peer reviewed journal articles.
This an Environmental Science assignment.

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