Saturday, April 28, 2018

Environment Friendly Luxury Home - An Eco Mansion

Usually the most luxurious homes put a lot of load on the pocket of the owner on a regular basis. The consumption of electricity and water to run the luxurious gadgets like air-conditioners, swimming pools put a lot regular burden not only financially but sometimes it harms the environment. Can we build a luxury home that is friendly for our environment. Some architects in the world have succeeded in making such Eco-Mansions. Such environment friendly eco-mansions have inspired a lot of people.

Acqua Liana, Florida

Acqua Liana Outside ViewThis 1.6 acre ocean front private residential property is the first to obtain the triple “green” certification through the U.S. Green Building Council, the Florida Green Building Coalition and Energy Star for Homes. This house is created by Frank McKinney, who is known as a real estate artist. Some of the features of this home are listed below.

  • 7 bedrooms
  • 11 bathrooms
  • Hollywood-like theater
  • 2 glass elevators
  • Classic lounge and lap pool
  • floating sun terraces, a waterfall spa
  • 2000 gallon arched aquarium wet bar
  • Garage with sub-surface windows to look into the pool

Acqua Liana Main ViewEnvironmental Friendly features of this 15,000 sq ft eco mansion are :

  • The solar panels in this house are enough to cover a basketball court. They provide enough electricity to fulfill the needs of three average sized homes.
  • There is a water system in this house that collects the run-off water and can refill an average swimming pool in every 14 days.
  • Lighting system in the home is automatic. Glass walls and environment conscious lights reduces the electricity consumption by 70%. 
  • Reclaimed wood is used in construction of this house which saved 10.5 acres of Brazilian rain forest.
  • Flooring are made of Exotic tropical hardwood

Acqua Liana KitchenAcqua Liana BathroomAcqua Liana Living RoomAcqua Liana PoolAcqua Liana GardenAcqua Liana BedroomAcqua Liana BedroomAcqua Liana Mini TheatreAcqua Liana AquariumAcqua Liana Garage
Creating an eco-mansion might put an added initial financial burden, but later it pays back for what you have spent. Apart from that it also gives a satisfaction that what you have made will not deteriorate the environment and also won't consume any additional environmental resources. We hope that Acqua Liana will inspire you in building a environment friendly home for yourselves.

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