Menlo Park Passive House

PROJECT

Project Name: Menlo Park Passive House
Completion Date:
2011
Building Type:
Single Family
Project Description:

SIPS walls & roof, concrete slab on grade with 2" rigid XPS foam, triple-pane windows, heat recovery ventilation, spray-on drainage plane, high-efficiency lighting & appliances

Location:
94025 Menlo Park, CA
No. of units:
1
Construction Type:
SIPS
Construction Cost:


TEAM

Owner:
Clarum Homes
Architect/Designer:
Stuart Welte, EID Architects
Engineer/s:
PH Consultant:
Katy Hollbacher, Beyond Efficiency
Contractor:
Clarum Homes
Other:
Miscelaneous:


PREDICTED PERFORMANCE

METRIC VALUES

Treated Floor Area:
2968 ft2
276 m2
Typical Calc. Area:
Exterior Walls:
30.10 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
0.189 W/m2K
Floor/Slab:
12.40 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
0.458 W/m2K
Roof:
48.80 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
0.116 W/m2K
Overall Window:
Window Frame:
0.16 hr.ft2.ºF/BTU
35.488 W/m2K
Window SHGC:
0.29
0.29 %
Entry Door:
0 W/m2K
Ventilation:
86.20 %
86.20 %
Heating Source:
High-efficiency condensing gas (HRV hydronic coil), electric towel bars in bathrooms, gas fireplace
Cooling Source:
n/a
Hot Water Source:
Solar thermal + high-efficiency condensing gas
Airtightness:
0.02 ACH50
0.02 ACH50
Green materials:
Annual Heat Demand:
4.59 kBTU/ft².yr
14.48 kWh/m2yr
Heating Load:
2.29 BTU/ft².hr
7.22 W/m2
Primary Energy Value:
30.90 kBTU/ft².yr
97.48 kWh/m2yr


CERTIFICATION

Certification:
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