Taliesin West. (Photo by Artotem.)

Taliesin West, the iconic desert home created by Frank Lloyd Wright, is about to go net-zero, which means it will produce as much energy as it consumes. It’s a fitting update for a structure that was way ahead of its time.

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All the technological goodies we’ve invented since its construction mean that more than half of the building’s energy needs will be met through efficiency alone, courtesy Big Green Zero, a Phoenix-based “energy efficiency engineering team.”

The remainder will be met by a 250-kilowatt solar system built by thin-film solar manufacturer First Solar, reports Patrick O’Grady at the Phoenix Business Journal.

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But don’t worry, preservationists and FLW superfans: The entire installation will maintain “the historic and architectural integrity of the site,” and the panels will not be visible in the building’s historic core, says FirstSolar.