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25 Greenest Homes in the World

By michellehorton |

In honor of Earth Day, we’re rounding up some of the most innovative, eco-inspired homes in the world. Homes that are sustainable, smart, and environmentally conscious. Homes that make energy, instead of using it. (We’d like that gas bill, please!) Homes that will blow your mind.

Although this list certainly includes some futuristic designs (like rotating houses) and multi-million-dollar price tags, most use materials and ideas that you could easily implement in your own “green home” upgrades:

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25 Greenest Homes in the World


zeroHouse is a pre-fab home (which can be yours for $350,000) that's designed to be completely self-sufficient — meaning there's no outside utilities needed. zeroHouse produces power through solar panels and stores it in batteries, collects its own water, and it even turns your waste into compost. Plus, all of these functions work with automatic sensors that can be controlled through your laptop. Believe it or not, that's just the beginning of this feature-packed eco dream.
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How do you make your home more eco-friendly?

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Michelle Horton is the founder of Early Mama, an award-winning site that proves young motherhood doesn’t have to define or limit us. When not writing, she’s typically pretending to be a superhero in her 4-year-old son’s imaginative play. Read bio and latest posts → Read Michelle's latest posts →

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