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Title: New Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Singer Village - A Cold Climate Zero Energy Ready Home, Derby, Connecticut

After progressively incorporating ENERGY STAR for Homes Versions 1, 2, and 3 into its standard practices over the years, builder Brookside Development was seeking to build an even more sustainable product that would further increase energy efficiency, while also addressing indoor air quality, water conservation, renewable-ready, and resiliency. These objectives align with the framework of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home program, which builds upon the comprehensive building science requirements of ENERGY STAR for Homes Version 3 and proven Building America innovations and best practices. To meet this goal, Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings partnered with Brookside Development to design and construct the first zero energy ready home in a development of seven new homes on the old Singer Estate in Derby, Connecticut.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220438
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102015-4522
7045
Research Org:
Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; BUILDING AMERICA; CARB; DOE CHALLENGE HOME; DOE ZERO ENERGY READY HOME; HVAC COMMISSIONING; WATER EFFICIENCY; ON-DEMAND RECIRCULATION PUMP; COST OF HOMEOWNERSHIP; AIR SEALING CEILING PLANE; STEVEN WINTER ASSOCIATES