The first passive solar house in America

The Henry P. Glass house in Northfield is, by some accounts, the first passive solar house in America.

Glass was trained as an architect in Austria but fled to America, where he became was best known as an author, furniture designer, and inventor. He’s been called “one of the most ingenious inventors and product designers of the twentieth century.”

Joe Zekas and Linda Martin of Coldwell Banker toured the home recently. This is the first segment from their walk-through.

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