Name: Butterfly House
Location: Silver Triangle — Venice, California
Size: 3400 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned
Nestled close to the famed Venice Canals lies the Butterfly House, a net-zero home constructed by architect David Hertz. The home was built to fully utilize its sunny south facing position, with a dark exterior, photo-voltaic panels, and evacuated glass tubes that provide hot water for heating the home and pool.