"There is the satisfaction that comes from building energy-efficient, high-performance homes."


Key Features

  • Walls: 2x6, 24" o.c., panelized, R-23 total: advance framed, 5.5" blown fiberglass in cavity, 7/16" OSB, house wrap, 20-gauge stucco netting, 3/8" cement base coat stucco.
  • Roof: Truss gabled roof & shed roofs: 1/2 gypsum board, roof trusses, 16" R-60 blown-in fiberglass insulation, 7/16" OSB sheathing, #15 roof felt, asphalt shingles.
  • Attic: 16", R-60 blown-in fiberglass, 12" raised-heel energy trusses.
  • Foundation: Slab on grade: R-10 insulation under slab perimeter. Floor joist cavities above unconditioned spaces filled with dense-packed 12" R-49 blown fiberglass.
  • Windows: Double-pane, low-e, vinyl frame; fixed, single-hung, sliding styles, U=0.27, SHGC=0.30-0.35 (depends on what direction the windows are facing).
  • Air Sealing: 3.0 ACH50. Closed-cell spray foam at rim joists, mud sills (<3"), top plates, cantilevers (< 5"), attic raised heels (<2"); drywall gasket at subfloor to bottom plate.
  • Ventilation: ERV with MERV 8 filter at the air handler, 1.75 CFM/Watt, 66 ASRE, 36 ATRE.
  • HVAC: Gas furnace, 97 AFUE, 13 SEER AC, rigid metal, ducts in conditioned space.
  • Hot Water: Gas tankless 0.97 UEF.
  • Lighting: 100% LED.
  • Appliances: ENERGY STAR refrigerator, dishwasher, front-load washer.
  • Solar: Solar ready.
  • Water Conservation: Low-flow fixtures, hot water recirculation pump, drip irrigation.
  • Energy Management System: Programmable thermostat.
  • Other: EV charging, low/no-VOC wood products, paints, finishes, carpet pad and glue.

Building Specifications

Conditioned Area 1,763 ft2
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Stories 3
Climate Zone 6B
Completion Date October 2020