Tremwel’s Energy Efficient Home
Welcome to the Tremwel’s Stitt Home.
A customized energy-efficient home that achieved a 5 Stars Plus Energy Star® rating and scored a -27 on the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index. Even without the addition of the 14.82kW solar electric system, this home’s annual energy costs would have been $163 less than a home built to the 2015 IECC.
What does that mean for the homeowners and the environment?
Energy savings of approximately $2,739 per year.
CO2 emissions of negative 5 tons (-5)
Noteworthy building techniques and features:
Habitat for Humanity claimed reusable materials before the old, structurally compromised home was removed
A new foundation was built with insulated concrete forms (ICFs)
Steel beams and LiteDeck create an elevated garage
Soy-based spray foam insulates and air seals the home energy envelope
The roof is formed with energy heel trusses
Continuous thermal break on all exterior framing
20 SEER heat pump; all ducts in conditioned space
Energy Star® qualified windows and doors
The home elevator enables barrier-free access to all 3 levels
14.82kW solar electric system provides power for home and multiple electric car charging stations