Zero Energy Ready Way Back Barn Wainscott NY

Location: Wainscott, NY

Project Information

Project Type: Residential, < 3,000 sq. ft.
Manufacturer: FischerSIPS
Builder: P3 Builder Group
Design Professional:
Year Built: 2019


High Performance: Yes
HERS/EUI Index Score: -22
ACH50 - Blower Test Results: 1.17
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Awards/Certifications: DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, ENERGY STAR Certified

Key Features:
* High-performance insulation system for enhanced quiet and comfort
* Comprehensive draft protection
* Fresh air system for cleaner indoor air
* High-efficiency comfort system
* Energy-efficient appliances and advanced lightning technology for energy and water savings

• Layout: 3 bdrm, 3 bath, 2 fls, 2,200 ft2 • Climate: IECC 4A, mixed-humid • Completed: May 2019 • Category: Custom for Buyer <3,000 ft2
• Walls: SIPs, R-27 total: 8" SIPS, felt paper, mesh drainage screen, cedar shingle siding. • Roof: SIPs. • Attic: Unvented attic: 12" R-47 SIPs. • Foundation: Slab on grade: 4-ft cast-in-place foundation walls; 2" rigid EPS on exterior, 4" rigid EPS plus taped vapor barrier under slab. • Windows: Triple-pane, argon-filled, low-e, aluminum-clad wood tilt-and-turn and fixed frames, U=0.18, SHGC=0.36/0.33. Interior motorized blinds. • Air Sealing: 1.17 ACH 50. All SIP joints caulked or taped. • Ventilation: ERV, humidistats on bath fans. • HVAC: Ductless mini-split heat pump, 11 HSPF, 18.9 SEER, 5 air handlers, 1 compressor. Passive solar design. • Hot Water: Heat pump water heater, 3.23 EF, 83-gal. Recirculation pump. • Lighting: 90% LED, 10% recycled historic fixtures. Motion sensors. Daylighting. • Appliances: ENERGY STAR refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, and clothes washer/dryer. • Solar: 12 kW rooftop panels. • Water Conservation: EPA WaterSense fixtures. Drought-resistant landscaping. • Energy Management System: WI-Fi connected for remote monitoring and control. • Other: Electric vehicle charging station. Accessibility features. Low-VOC cabinetry finish, recycled wood paneling.

• HERS Index: without PV 38; with PV -22
• Annual Energy Costs: without PV $1,650; with PV $250 
• Annual Energy Cost Savings: (vs typical new homes) without PV $1,500; with PV $2,900 
• Annual Energy Savings: without PV 8,400 kWh; with PV 9,500 kWh 
• Savings in the First 30 Years: without PV $62,300; with PV $120,900


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