Posted by:Steve Oliver
Golden Girls Shared Housing
- Rebel Hill Eco Homes
- 1225 Rebel Hill Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428
- 2,200 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 100% or more of hot water
- 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 2012
- Size of System:
- 300 gallons
- To heat hot water
- For space heating
This is our best low carbon effort to date. Extra details / effort spent on insulation, windows, doors, electrical, lighting, accessibility, functional furniture and the outside living areas.
Accomplishments with the Golden Girls / Shared Housing model ..First class housing with a low carbon footprint. ..Community ..Tenants with lower housing costs ..Housing democracy (tenants choose who they live with)
Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:
Efficiency standards will create a thinking climate where young people can: A) Visit with their school mates or parents to understand more about efficient housing B) Gain a better respect for the resources needed to build and operate this home. C) Experience what housing options may include in next 5 to 8 years. D) Learn about the opportunities and occupations in the clean tech world.
1) Climate change 2) Education 3) The challenge to deliver efficient, real special rental housing!
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Experience with Installer:
We have an excellent group of mechanics that we would be more than willing to share with you.
If you know of someone interested in shared housing, have them call Bern Henderson, our lead tenant at 215-353-2755
Open House Info:
Enter 1227 Rebel Hill Rd, Conshohocken PA into Google maps or your GPS. Pull into the driveway, park and walk along the driveway past the yellow house. The 1225 house sits out back.
Single-Family Residence|Solar PV
Educational institution|Energy Efficiency