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Garland Green Home



OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW


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(This house reported 24 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To build a durable and beautiful home close to public transportation and community resources while incorporating features that ensure low-impact on the environment throughout the life cycle of the home.
Inviting Exterior Space and Low Maintenance Landscaping

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Newton, Massachusetts
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2008
  • Setting: suburban
  • Energy Source: - solar - natural gas - wood burning - grid electric - passive solar
  • Layout: Single-Family; 5 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 11500 sqft
  • Square Footage: 5800
  • Sales Market: High-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: Unknown

PRIMARY CONTACT

Sunwoo Kahng, Homeowner/Construction Manager

- Designer - Homeowner

Phone: (617) 000-0000
Email: bobergkahng@msn.com

HOME AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Home Energy Rating System (HERS)   Rated on HERS Index of 41   2008
  • LEED for Homes Pilot Program      2008
  • Energy Star Labeled and Certified Home - Builder Option Packages and Guidelines

SPECIAL INFORMATION

This home is within walking distance to public transportation and community resources. The house incorporates features that ensure low-impact on the environment throughout its life cycle such as:

*Passive solar heating,
*Deep overhangs for passive shading in summer,
*Tight building envelope with superior insulation,
*Heat recovery ventilation,
*Water efficient fixtures,
*Energy efficient lighting and appliances, and
*Storm water management.

The homeowners benefit from the beauty of the home, good indoor air quality, and low operational costs.

Ample Daylighting and Passive Solar Design


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