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Klem-Smith Residence



OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Marketable-Home

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16%

28%

19%

3%

13%

(This house reported 32 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To design a home that will conserve two to four times the energy using conventional construction techniques and at the same cost as conventional homes.
Klen-Smith Passive Solar Design

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Fisherville, Kentucky
  • Climate Zone: Mixed-Humid
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2006
  • Setting: suburban
  • Energy Source: - solar - wood burning - grid electric
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 7 acre
  • Square Footage: 3548
  • Sales Market: Middle-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 120.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Gary Watrous, AIA
Sunearth Homes
- Designer

Website:
Phone: (502) 776-7007
Email: WATROUSOFFICE@aol.com

Note
Gary Watrous, AIA, NCARB has 20 years of experience with solar and energy efficient homes as well as water capture and reuse systems.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

This home is designed to reduce energy demands with an airtight building envelope and passive solar design. The patented AIRFLOOR radiant floor heating distributes heat efficiently throughout the home while the design also accommodates easy living for disabled or elderly occupants.

Bright and sunny living spaces

Light colors and efficient use of space

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