"One of our homeowners sent us an e-mail bragging about their indoor air quality index of just 19,
while the air quality outside was at 63."

Ted Clifton Sr., builder of this home

Key Features

  • Walls: SIPs, R-29 total: 6.5" SIPs, draining house wrap, fiber cement siding.
  • Roof: SIPs, R-44 total: fiber cement 10.25" GPS SIPs over trusses; synthetic underlayment; composition shingles and standing seam metal roofing.
  • Attic: No attic, vaulted ceilings.
  • Foundation: Slab on grade, R-20 under slab. R-38 fiberglass batts in joists over garage.
  • Windows: Triple-pane, argon-filled, low-e3, vinyl frame, U=0.16-0.18, SHGC=0.34-0.44.
  • Air Sealing: 2.88 ACH50, continuous SIP envelope with all joints sealed.
  • Ventilation: Range fan timered with fresh air intake thru MERV 19 HEPA filter for balanced ventilation and night-time cooling. Timered bath fans.
  • HVAC: Ducted mini-split heat pump, 10.3 HSPF, 17 SEER, passive solar design.
  • Hot Water: Heat pump, 80-gal, 2.33 EF.
  • Lighting: 100% LED, dimmers, daylighting.
  • Appliances: ENERGY STAR dishwasher, clothes washer, refrigerator.
  • Solar: Solar ready; conduit in place from roof to electrical panel.
  • Water Conservation: Low-flow fixtures; compact plumbing; PEX piping; storm-water management.
  • Energy Management System: N/A
  • Other: EV charging; zero-VOC finishes; recycled content roofing, siding, trim.

Building Specifications

Conditioned Area 694 ft2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Stories 2
Climate Zone 4C
Completion Date July 2020