Two-story sunspace, earth-sheltering, and mass walls and floor provide 65% of space heating; and recently installed heat pumps powered by our solar pv system provide the rest.
- Alan & Mary Spector
- Single-Family Residence
- 19 Fox Hill Road, Lafayette, NJ 07848
- 3,173 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 50% to 74% of electricity
- 50% to 74% of hot water
- 50% to 74% of space heating
- 50% to 74% of air conditioning
- Passive house
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2012 Host
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2013 Host
- Solar Space Heating
- January 1984
- For space heating
- Own or Lease:
- Cash Purchase
- Energy Auditors:
- Helios Energy Institute
Two-story sunspace, mass concrete walls & floors, and earth-sheltering provide 65% of heat. Broad overhangs and passive cooling provide comfort in the summer.
Recently installed mini-ductless high-efficiency split system heat pumps provide back-up heat in winter and air-conditioning in summer. Heat pumps are powered by our solar pv system on sunny days.
Open House Info:
From Route 80 take exit 34B (Route 15 North); eventually Route 15 becomes 2 lanes; continue to 4th traffic light (see red Chatterbox restaurant on your left); turn right onto County Route 565 N; go 3 miles to 2nd road on right and turn right onto Losey Road; go 1-1/2 miles and turn left at Fox Hill Road -- up hill to #19 on left. Parking area is up Fox Hill Rd. on right.
Single-Family Residence|Solar PV
Residential|Solar Space Heating