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OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Demonstration-Home
Marketable-Home

20%

33%

13%

33%

(This house reported 15 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To construct an innovative, high-efficiency home in a northern climate that can be heated for $300 or less per year.
  • To use home building technologies that are most efficient from an energy and resource standpoint but that remain in reach of a middle class budget.
  • To monitor the building products and techniques for heat loss and energy efficient performance, and provide a wide range of energy-saving information to customers based on what is learned.
Millennium Star Home

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Duluth, Minnesota
  • Climate Zone: Very-Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2004
  • Setting: suburban
  • Energy Source: - solar - natural gas - grid electric
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; Detached garage
  • Lot Size: Unknown
  • Square Footage: Unknown
  • Sales Market: Middle-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: Unknown

PRIMARY CONTACT

Phil Smith
Energy Information Center, MN Depart. of Commerce
- Collaborator

Website:
Phone: (651) 296-5175
Email: energy.info@state.mn.us

SPECIAL INFORMATION

A Minnesota Power Conservation Improvement Project http://www.mnpower.com/energyhome/.

Arxx Insulated Concrete Forms

Energy Efficient Window for Daylighting and Passive Solar Collection

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