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No. 1174 Project Stellar Passive House Apartment Building Status Certified
Lead CPHC Win Swafford
Jan Fillinger
Builder Meili Construction Company, Inc. Location Eugene, OR
QA/QC Rater N/A Architecture Planning Sara Bergsund, Bergsund DeLaney Architecture & Planning, P.C. Mechanical Systems Designer Jack Yousey, SOLARC Engineering and Energy+Architectural Consulting
Constr. Type Timber Bldg. Function Multifamily Floor Area 5034
Project Type New Construction HERS Index LEED Rating
Energy Star Rating Heating Degree Days 4821 Cooling Degree Days 300
Units 6 Certification Type PHIUS+ Certification Date January 27, 2014
Exterior Wall R-47: 2x6 framing with dense pack fiberglass, plywood sheathing air barrier, and 4" of exterior polyiso
Floor R-51: 12" TJI with dense pack fiberglass
Roof R-89: trusses with 29" of loose fill fiberglass
Window Frame U-0.16 / 0.21: Cascadia 325 series (fiberglass) fixed / casement
Window Glazing U-0.15 SHGC 0.54: Cardinal 180/180, triple pane, low-e, argon
Entrance Door ThermaTru
Ventilation six UltimateAir RecoupAerator 200DXs
Heating System zonal electric resistance heaters
Submitter Win Swafford
Air-tightness 0.50 @ACH50
Cooling System night flush
Additional Consultants Jan Fillinger, Co-Lead CPHC; Peter Reppe, CPHC
Additional Notes A pilot project comparing Passive House to Earth Advantage in a side-by-side comparison of two six-unit buildings with identical floor plan and orientation. Monitoring includes energy use, indoor air quality, temperature, and comfort measures. Made possible through the visionary leadership and dedication of St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County with critical feasibility funding provided by Eugene Water and Electric Board in collaboration with the City of Eugene and University of Oregon.

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