Clarum Homes Office

PROJECT

Project Name: Clarum Homes Office
Completion Date:
2013
Building Type:
Low Rise Commercial Office Building
Project Description:

The comfort and performance of Passive House isn’t only for the home! This site is a commercial office building, built and occupied by Clarum Homes, and EID Architects-- a Passive House builder and architecture firm (respectively) with a mission to transform the way people live.

Location:
94306 Palo Alto, CA
No. of units:
1
Construction Type:
Wood Frame
Construction Cost:


TEAM

Owner:
Clarum Homes
Architect/Designer:
EID Architects
Engineer/s:
Beyond Efficiency/ Katy Holbacher
PH Consultant:
Katy Holbacher
Contractor:
Clarum Homes
Other:
Miscelaneous:


PREDICTED PERFORMANCE

METRIC VALUES

Treated Floor Area:
5049 ft2
469 m2
Typical Calc. Area:
6000 ft2
Exterior Walls:
24.00 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
0.237 W/m2K
Floor/Slab:
11.00 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
0.516 W/m2K
Roof:
40.00 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
0.142 W/m2K
Overall Window:
4.00 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
1.420 W/m2K
Window Frame:
5.00 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
1.136 W/m2K
Window SHGC:
0.34
0.34 %
Entry Door:
2.00 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
2.839 W/m2K
Ventilation:
71.00 %
71.00 %
Heating Source:
Electric Heat Pump
Cooling Source:
Electric Heat Pump
Hot Water Source:
Electric Heat Pump
Airtightness:
0.60 ACH50
0.60 ACH50
Green materials:
Annual Heat Demand:
4.35 kBTU/ft².yr
13.72 kWh/m2yr
Heating Load:
3.00 BTU/ft².hr
9.46 W/m2
Primary Energy Value:
38.00 kBTU/ft².yr
119.87 kWh/m2yr


CERTIFICATION

Certification:
Issued by: