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Lake Tunnel Solar Village

Geneva, NY

Participant information
Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Chris Simpkins
33 Forge Ave
Clyde, New York 14433
Phone: 315-923-7777
Website: www.epsbuildings.com

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

High Performance:

Project information
Lake Tunnel Solar Village
Geneva, New York  

Date Completed:
November 2019

Dimensions of building (all floors of multi-story building):
This is a residential development consisting of 17 semi-attached homes. The dimensions vary per home.

Total sq. ft. of conditioned space:
1,100 sq. ft.

Built By (if different than applicant)
The Solar Home Factory
Ryan Wallace and Marc Rodriguez
33 Forge Ave
Geneva, New York  14456
Phone: 315-230-4088
Website: www.solarhomefactory.com

Panels Manufactured By: Company Name (members only):
Energy Panel Structures, Inc.

Designed By (if different than applicant - SIPA will only recognize members)
Solar Home Factory
Marc Rodriguez
33 Forge Ave
Geneva, New York  14456
Phone: 716-907-6491

Describe the end use of the building:
Affordable homes for people of all ages from young execs starting out to retirees downsizing.

How did SIP construction help you get this job?
SIP construction helped Solar Home Factory produce modular net zero solar powered homes.

SIP wall thickness and core material:
6.5" EPS foam core

SIP roof thickness and core material:
10.25" EPS foam core

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
SIPs helped the project achieve net zero energy usage through it's energy efficiency and air tightness. It also helped control labor cost because the pre-panelized system is faster and less error prone than traditional stick framing.

Describe any innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
NET ZERO modular construction

Please list any certifications the project received, such as ENERGY STAR, LEED, National Green Building Standard, WELL, Passive House, Green Globes or local green building programs. Only list certifications that are completed:
All homes and multi-family building will be energy star rated.

HERS Index (required only for High Performance Category and recommended for residential projects:
HERS index of -28

Blower door test results (ACH50) (required only for High Performance Category and recommended for residential projects):
369 CFM50 (3.23 ACH50)

Energy use intensity in kBtu/ft2 (required only for High Performance Category and recommended for commercial projects):
20.8 MBtu

Describe the HVAC system used on the project:
Gree/KingHome heat pump and minisplit indoor units.

Describe any other energy-saving materials used in the building envelope other than SIPs. List U-values of windows used and the U or R-value of any insulation materials. (judged only for High Performance Category)
Triple pane windows with U vales of .018 and less.

Please list any energy-efficient products or design features, such as lighting, hot water heating, appliances, passive solar (judged only for High Performance Category:
LED lighting, heat pump hot water heaters, energy start rated appliances, roof mounted solar.

Were any solar panels installed on the project? If so, indicate the size of the system (judged only for High Performance Category):
Yes, a minimum of a 10kW array is installed on all homes.

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Builder Information

The Solar Home Factory
Ryan Wallace and Marc Rodriguez33 Forge Ave
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: 315-230-4088

Panels manufactured by Energy Panel Structures (EPS).

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