Clean Air, extreme efficiency and comfort at no additional cost.
- Tom Fullam
- Single-Family Residence
- 219 Stone Rd., Vassalboro, ME 04989
- 1,200 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 75% to 99% of space heating
- 100% or more of air conditioning
- Living Building Challenge
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2013 Host
- High Efficiency HVAC
- September 2013
- Size of System:
- 9000 BTU
- For space heating
- For air-conditioning
Air source heat pump, heat recovery unit, solar electric and solar thermal in an extremely efficient building make life comfortable and affordable.
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.
No additional cost for new construction, lower ongoing maintenance costs, 90% lower utility costs than normal new construction.
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.
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.
Single-Family Residence|Solar PV
Single-Family Residence|Energy Efficiency