To reduce the energy consumption, one way that can be done is having green home design. Green home does not mean that the house must be nestled on the hill or surrounded by many plants. The use of materials to construct the house is the first consideration to own green home. What kind of materials can be used to build up eco-friendly house? How to combine all of them so that the sophisticated green house will be created?
One of the best green home ideas is Midori Uchi eco-friendly house which has accepted many awards from its elegant design and eco-friendly concept. The word Midori Uchi is originally from Japan which means green house. Although the name of Midori Uchi is taken from Japanese language, this house is situated in Canada.
The house has excellent exterior design. It combines the use of eco-friendly materials. They are wood materials, glass materials, bricks, and pebbles. They are combined perfectly. This Canadian house uses large glass windows with wooden frame. The choice of glass materials besides only used to create elegant impression to the house, it also adds function to reduce the use of artificial lightning. The glass material will allow natural day light to come into the room. Besides being energy efficient, the use of transparent material will make the external architectural view becoming elegant. Midori Uchi has simple yet beautiful garden in front of the house. The sofa is put on the bricks. Bamboo plants and other plants also add beauty to the house.
Let us come into the house. The kitchen attracts attention at the first glance. It is luxurious kitchen with luxurious furniture. There can be found white kitchen cabinet, white table sink. The use of wood still can be seen here. Next to the kitchen is the stairs that connected to the upper floor. The staircase is made of wood and glass material. All the materials used for making up the house can create energy efficient home design which can reduce energy consumption.