Large sun porch, some direct gain, fan forced clerestory
- Single-Family Residence
- 37 Gatchell Way, Epping, NH 03042
- 2,400 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 25% to 49% of space heating
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2012 Host
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2013 Host
- Solar Space Heating
- January 2008
- Size of System:
- 60 BTU
- For space heating
Three 6 foot wide and two 8 foot wide mostly recycled and clear glass sliding doors on the porch which heats the lower and main levels. Three recycled Anderson windows with clear glass provide direct gain to the main level.Three used sliding glass door panels and five new Kalwall panels used in the clerestory.
Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:
15" cellulose attic, 5" recycled polyiso walls Alt Fuel Vehicle, Daylighting, Energy Star rated, FSC Certified Wood, Local Materials, Passive Solar, Radiant floor heating, Recycled Materials, Sunspace, Super Insulated Walls/ Roof
Net-zero just makes sense and is cheap long-term.
Insulated floor doesn't get warm enough to use as heat source for embedded pex pipe.
Open House Info:
Rte 101 Exit 7 Rte 125 North <1 mile to Rte 27 West 1.5 miles to Right on Gatchell Way to end (0.3mi) (If on Rte 27East, from Raymond, turn left at Thomas' Garage sign about 1 mile after West Epping Country Store.)
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