"Within a week of moving in, our son’s cough started to clear up and he was acting like himself again."


Key Features

  • Walls: 2x6, 16" o.c., R-26 total: Advanced framed, in cavity R-23 rockwool batt, 1" graphite EPS with perforated coating, 7/16" OSB sheathing, house wrap, fiber cement siding.
  • Roof: Truss gabled roof: 7/16" OSB decking, synthetic underlayment, 36" self-adhered membrane at valleys and eaves; metal drip edge, ridge vent, 30-year architectural shingles.
  • Attic: Vented attic: 14.9" R-50 blown cellulose. Top plates and penetrations sealed.
  • Foundation: Basement and crawl space: 9-ft-tall 11" R-38 ICF walls. Dimpled plastic waterproofing membrane on exterior. Interior and exterior footing drains. Concrete basement slab sits on gravel and vapor barrier.
  • Windows: Double-pane, argon, low-e, fiberglass, internal louvers. U=0.26, SHGC=0.26.
  • Air Sealing: 1.91 ACH50, rigid foam and house wrap seams taped.
  • Ventilation: Controlled central fan with fresh air intake and balanced exhaust, MERV 11 filter.
  • HVAC: Gas furnace, 96 AFUE, 19 SEER AC unit, rigid metal ducts.
  • Hot Water: Gas tank, 50-gal, 0.70 EF.
  • Lighting: 100% LED, motion sensors, sky lights, solar tubes.
  • Appliances: ENERGY STAR dishwasher.
  • Solar: N/A
  • Water Conservation: WaterSense fixtures, hot water recirculation pump.
  • Energy Management System: Wi-Fi HVAC controls.
  • Other: Low/no-VOC foam, caulk, paint, stain, OSB, flooring, glues, insulation.

Building Specifications

Conditioned Area 4,468 ft2
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Stories 1
Climate Zone 5A
Completion Date May 2020