Rotating solar home is the world's coolest zero-energy swing pad

The video here may all be in German, but the visuals of the Heliotrope rotating solar house speak for themselves: in terms of energy consumption, you are looking at the most perfect home on the planet.

Designed by architect Ralph Disch, the house employs an array of solar panels on its roof that, along with the home itself, gradually rotate to stay in optimum sunlight. The effect is that the house generates five times the energy it consumes, thus making it one of the most practical zero-energy homes in existence. Pricing details haven't been released, but you don't have to be a green energy fanatic to know that this is indeed the future of living sustainably in style.

Via Inhabitat

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