NOMINATED BY: ActiveWest Builders
PROJECT STATEMENT: This home has a minimized carbon footprint with certification in the US DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Program. The home has a 2.4-kilowatt (kW) photo-voltaic array, conservatively estimated to produce utility savings of approximately $300 per year.
The ENERGY STAR Homes Program high-performance building envelope significantly exceeds current energy code requirements. The Indoor airPLUS Program ensures the quality of indoor air through practices and materials that minimize exposure to airborne pollutants and contaminants, and this home features a heat recovery ventilation system to maintain high indoor-air quality in all seasons.