New Whole-House Solutions Case Study: EcoVillage: A Net Zero Energy Ready Community, Ithaca, New York
The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings is working with the EcoVillage co-housing community and builder AquaZephyr in Ithaca, New York, on their third neighborhood called the Third Residential EcoVillage Experience (TREE). This community-scale project consists of 40 housing units—15 apartments, and 25 single family residences that range in size from 1,250 ft2–1,664 ft2 and cost from $80,000 to $235,000. The community is pursing DOE Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH), US Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold, and ENERGY STAR certifications for the entire project.
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- Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings
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- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
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- United States
- RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; CARB; BUILDING AMERICA; ECOVILAGE; PASSIVE HOUSE; ENERGY STAR V3; SUPER-INSULATED WALLS; DOUBLE WALLS; PASSIVE SOLAR; PASSIVE HOUSE PLANNING PACKAGE; MANUAL J 8TH EDITION; HVAC SIZING
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