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Title: 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.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220441
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102015-4551
7049
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; 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