The Honda Smart Home on the UC Davis campus has garnered widespread attention for its innovative advanced zero net energy technologies. The house was also recently featured on modern design and architecture media outlet Dwell, which provides an in-depth look at the its many components.
Many teams seeking to build their own smart homes have looked to the Honda Smart Home for reference and information. Today, the team is making that process much easier by releasing the building, architectural, and mechanical design documents of the home to the public. This open source sharing of information is similar to software development, in which programs and applications are released publicly with the hope of building upon the technology in fresh and progressive ways.
To read more and download the documentation for the Honda Smart Home, click here.