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Gumi 3 House

Gumi, SK

Participant information
HB Lowe Construction
Young Kim
86 Banyawol - Ro Dong-gu Daegu, SK 41118
Phone: 82-2-1644-0679
Email Address: passivehousekorea@gmail.com
Website: www.hblowe.com

Category:  Single Family Homes (under 3,000 sq ft.)

Project information:
Gumi 3 House, Gumi, GB 39196

Date Completed: May 24, 2016

Total cost of project (exclusive of land): $181,713

Dimensions of building (all floors of multi-story building):
First floor: 47'-0' x 26'-0" Second floor: 48'-0" x 26'-0“

Total sq. ft. of conditioned space: 1,466 sqft

Built By:
HB Lowe Construction
Young Kim
86 Banyawol - Ro Dong-gu Daegu, SK 41118
Phone: 82-2-1644-0679

Designed By:
HB Lowe Construction
86 Banyawol - Ro Dong-gu Daegu, SK 41118
Phone: 82-2-1644-0679

Describe the end use of the building: Residential

Client had paid $500 on heating bill. He was looking for well insulated house material. Finally he built house with SIPs and pay $120 on heating bill.

SIP wall thickness and core material: 6 1/2" Neopor
SIP roof thickness and core material: 8 1/4" Neopor

This house's design is not simple. The more house design is complicated the less insulating qualities. But complex design didn't matter with SIPs. SIPs saved on labor and energy a lot.  Three different architectural material on the exterior wall: Ceramic siding, wood siding and zinc

Certifications completed: 1st class by Korea Institute of Building Energy Technology

PHIK Index:  Score 63 (Korea does not have a HERS Index)
Blower door test results (ACH50) (residential projects):  0.8 ACH50

Heat recovery ventilation Energy form exhausted stale indoor air to temper incoming fresh air. Heat is retained during cooler season and moved during warmer seasons. This system capture about 77% of the energy already expanded to temper incoming air.  Window frame and glass = Komerling 08Plus + Uf = 0.80w/m2k, triple glass 0.75 w/m4. 2 inch EZFS (exterior insulation and finish system) Insulating system door - Komerling System door: 0.88w/m2k Airtightness tape (window, SIPs joint) - proclima Teson Vana

LED lighting High efficiency condensing boiler

ECO - friendly flooring, wallpaper and paneling

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Builder Information

HB Lowe Construction
Young Kim86 Banyawol - Ro Dong-gu
Daegu, KS 41118

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