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Title: EcoVillage: A Net Zero Energy Ready Community

CARB is working with the EcoVillage co-housing community 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. The community is pursuing certifications for DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold, and ENERGY STAR for the entire project. Additionally, seven of the 25 homes, along with the four-story apartment building and community center, are being constructed to the Passive House (PH) design standard.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1]
  1. Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings, Norwalk, CT (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1176741
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO--102015-4550
KNDJ-0-40342-00
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), Norwalk, Connecticut
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; CARB; BUILDING AMERICA; ECOVILLAGE; PASSIVE HOUSE; ENERGY STAR V3; SUPER-INSULATED WALLS; DOUBLE WALLS; PASSIVE SOLAR; PASSIVE HOUSE PLANNING PACKAGE; MANUAL J 8TH EDITION; HVAC SIZING; Buildings; Building America