Certified Projects Database
||Mechanical Systems Designer
|Energy Star Rating
||Heating Degree Days
||Cooling Degree Days
||October 31, 2012
||Hybrid double wall system. 2 x 4 OVE interior load bearing wall, insulated with mineral wool and sheathed with 1/2 " OSB (air barrier). Exterior "box beam wall assembly non load bearing, insulated with dense pack cellulose 3.5 lb, and sheathed with a high perm recycled sheathing. 38+ perms.
R 58.3 assembly
||SFPF 8' monolithic "raft" slab on grade. 12 in of sub slab insulation comprised of type IX EPS. 12 in of Perimeter insulation connected to a 3.5 ft horizontal frost wing.
||Textbook cold roof. Factory built manufactured trusses system engineered for snow loads. Insulated with 30+ in of loose fill cellulose.
Eforte Frames U- .1673
Ug - .106
SHGC - .494
Same values as windows.
||Zehnder CA 200 left hand.
MSZ-FE12NA Hyper heat
1500W Electric Resistance Baseboard Back-up
||.28 ACH/50 and dropping
||EcoCor Design/Build and Zero Energy Design
||Much additional consideration was given to achieve truly thermal bridge free construction. All critical connections in the house have achieved - Psi values except for the Psi Install, thus decreasing heating demand considerably.
Air sealing is the 21st century craftsmanship.