OWNER: HANFORD MILLS MUSEUM (East Meredith) demonstrates commitment to renewable energy. BUILDINGS: Two buildings covering three spaces – the Hanford Mills Museum Office, the East Meredith Post Office, and the Monroe House (across the parking lot) used for museum collections. Total conditioned space is 4,670 Sq. Ft. Wood clapboard, balloon framed construction. PROJECT OBJECTIVES Replace…

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OWNER: REVOLUTION SOLAR (Milford, NY) builds a high efficiency, all electric commercial space for their headquarters and other businesses. BUILDING 40 yo commercial building Under-insulated Fuel oil furnace and hot water heater 9,200 sq. ft. conditioned speace PROJECT OBJECTIVES All electric building (to offset with solar) Very energy efficient Model building for community Quality commercial…

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OWNERS: Mostly interested in adding comfort, more even heat as well as cooling, but excited about getting rid of fuel oil. BUILDING 1862 Victorian 3,360 sq. ft. Cold in the winter, hot in the summer Fuel oil boiler, no AC An energy audit showed leaky, complicated additions, and ice dams. The home was expensive to…

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OWNERS: An older couple looking to stay in the house they’d lived in for decades. BUILDING Old Farmhouse, built in 1860s. 2,700 sq. ft. Multiple additions Fuel oil furnace and hot water heater Very wet basement Used wood stoves to keep down heating costs Older couple who lived in the house for decades Lots of…

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BUILDING: 2,400 sq. ft. Built in early 1900 Leaky, under-insulated Basement had moisture PROJECT OBJECTIVES: New owners wanted High Performance Home SOLUTIONS This project involved a complete tear down of the existing home with new construction in the same footprint. Double stud walls, 12” thick (R-40) R70 in the ceiling Triple Pane Glass R20 under…

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OWNERS: Family who built an energy efficient home 30 years ago needed a new heating and hot water system. They really wanted to get off fossil fuels. BUILDING: Originally built in 1990 but super-insulated Semi-tight construction 3,000 sq. ft. Original fuel oil furnace and hot water heater Pond close by Original mechanical equipment was at…

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