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This Net Zero Passive House features two mother in law suites, universal design, indoor lap pool, Energy Recovery Ventilation, and 2 small geothermal units.

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Traveler's Rest Passive Home

Winner of the 2014 CGBG Best New Green Home Award

Details and Specifications:

Double Wall Construction with:
    • R-83 roof
    • R-52 wall (above ground)
    • R-45 wall (below ground)
    • R-20 slab

2.5-ton geothermal heating and cooling system

with hot water preheating

Aluminum-Clad & Wood triple pane, tile-turn windows

with 0.6 heat gain and U-value = 0.17

Supreme Air-tightness: 0.34 ACH50

Pro Clima Air Sealing System

Standing Seam Metal Roof

Locally-sourced materials

15-kW photovoltaic solar array for net-zero operation

Fresh Air Energy Recovery: Air Pohoda 94% efficiency

99% LED and ENERGY STAR appliances

Universal Design for ADA compliance


 A house this size normally needs an 8-ton system - this one uses only a 2.5-ton system!


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