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tfullam

Clean Air, extreme efficiency and comfort at no additional cost.

 
What You Need to Know

Description:

Air source heat pump, heat recovery unit, solar electric and solar thermal in an extremely efficient building make life comfortable and affordable.

Maintenance Requirements:

Clean washable air filters every couple of months and check ph of solar thermal fluid every five years.

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

triple glazed windows, led lighting, high efficiency appliances,R-45 walls R-70 ceiling. White standing seam roof.

My Motivation:

No additional cost for new construction, lower ongoing maintenance costs, 90% lower utility costs than normal new construction.

Advice:

Look at each system as an organ of the body of the home. All the organs have to work together.

Experience with Installer:

Installers rarley see the whole picture.

Additional Notes:

Working to make homes such as this the norm.

Open House Info:

See 2 green homes with different approaches at one site. Park at 252 Mudget Hill Rd., Vassalboro, ME 04989. See both Near Zero Maine homes side by side. Call 207-266-4436 for more info and visit nearzeromaine.com.

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Near Zero Maine - Vassalboro - ME

Single-Family Residence|Solar PV

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$4,111
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