Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan -- Covestro teamed up with Yamaguchi University students to create an eco home.
Covestro's polyurethane foam was used in the roof.
Germany-based Covestro provided expertise and material for the project, which was supported by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry the prototype is designed to be a zero energy house.
The Yamaguchi wind house was one of five similar projects picked from university team entrants to design the future home.
The Japanese government has set the target of having all new housing as Zero Emission Houses (ZEH) by 2030.
Yamaguchi University's ZEH includes Covestro products like PU panels combined with vacuum insulation panels and PUR foam panels.
"The house is an excellent show case of the potentials of Covestro solutions in the construction industry with Yamaguchi University winning first prize and a Local City Recreation Award in October 2015, according to Covestro.