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Richer Retirement Ranch



OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW


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(This house reported 31 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To create a sustainable retirement home that will maintain itself with low operational costs during years of retirement and a landscape that will provide nourishment for body and spirit.
Richer Retirement Ranch Resource Efficiency

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Groton, New Hampshire
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2006
  • Setting: rural
  • Energy Source: - solar - natural gas - grid electric - geothermal
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 3 acre
  • Square Footage: 3132
  • Sales Market: Middle-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 173.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Bob and Celine Richer

- Homeowner

Phone: 603-744-9589
Email: bobcelinericher@yahoo.com

HOME AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

SPECIAL INFORMATION

This home achieves the goals of the design and construction team by protecting and enhancing the natural habitat, designing for optimum use of renewable energy (geothermal and solar), using a unique foundation system, maximizing natural lighting systems, and providing accessible, healthy and comfortable spaces. The homeowners were able to obtain a grant, a substantial rebate and tax credits for the use of renewable energy and energy efficient construction of the home to help them pay the up-front costs. The long-term savings will accommodate their retirement status.

Under Slab Insulation and PEX Radiant Floor Tubing

Evacuated Solar Tubes Pre-heat Water for Mechanical Systems

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