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Steve Oliver

Accessible, reasonably efficient group home

What You Need to Know

Description:

Grid Tied PV Evacuated tube solar hot water system South facing location Earth sheltered first floor CFL fixtures Radiant floor heating Munchkin Boiler 3.8 KW PV system Fully handicapped accessible with elevator Anderson Windows 2x6 frame wall construction

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

South facing Rainwater harvesting Radiant Floor Heat

My Motivation:

Wanted to learn the how to build a reasonably efficient, functional home with a good mix of accessibility features.

Advice:

When you're ready to get started on your project, we'll give you the secret sauce – the right contractors to have on the job.

Open House Info:

Go west on 76 (expressway) - past the Conshohocken exit get off at the Gulph Mills Rt 320 (they call this the old exit -# 27). At the bottom of the ramp is a stop sign, take a left. Next stop sign - which will come up real fast is a T intersection - take a left - that will bring you up to the traffic light at Rt 320. Take a left here, you will go through a traffic light - around the hanging rock and up to a traffic light where you will see a Sunoco and a fancy restaurant on the left. Take a left here (on Gulph) - go up to the traffic light and take a left on Matsonford. Take your second left on Rebel Hill - 1227 is the 6th house on the left hand side. We will be at the house 9 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, October 1st. You will be able to view the outside of the house and participate in questions and answers.

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