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No. 1132 Project McKeesport Downtown Housing (Residential) Status Pre-certified
Lead CPHC Michael Whartnaby
Builder Repal Construction Location McKeesport, PA
QA/QC Rater Architecture Planning Thoughtful Balance, inc. Mechanical Systems Designer Iams Consulting
Constr. Type Masonry Bldg. Function Multifamily Floor Area 36643
Project Type Retrofit HERS Index LEED Rating
Energy Star Rating Heating Degree Days 5755 Cooling Degree Days
Units 84 Certification Type PHIUS+ Certification Date October 2, 2013
Exterior Wall Existing brick veneer or EIFS over terra cotta structural tile and original plaster with new 8" interior spray foam insulation and metal stud wall with new gypsum interior finish.
Floor Existing poured in place concrete floor.
Roof Existing timber framed wood sheathed roof with 9 1/2" interior spray foam insulation and 4 1/2" exterior polyisonene insulation under new roof membrane.
Window Frame Zola uPVC window
Window Glazing Triple glazed, .50 SHGC
Entrance Door
Ventilation Three UltimateAire 2000DX ERVs
Heating System Ground coupled (geothermal) heat pumps distributed throughout building serving banks of tenant rooms.
Submitter Michael Whartnaby
Air-tightness Enerphit goal of 1.0 ACH@50Pa
Cooling System Ground coupled (geothermal) heat pumps distributed throughout building serving banks of tenant rooms.
Additional Consultants Conway Engineering (structural)
Additional Notes Building has an attached gymnasium that will not be utilized as much as the residential portion of the building, gym will be tempered and ventilated separately from the main residential portion. Gymnasium has been modeled separately in PHPP to calculate heat and primary energy only (no cooling in gym, no DHW, minimal lighting, etc.)

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