DOE Tour of Zero: Bellingham Power House by TC Legend Homes

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“The 10 kW solar panel array …will not only … power the home, but will produce enough of a surplus to charge two electric cars on site.”

DOE Tour of Zero: Bellingham Power House by TC Legend Homes: Bellingham, WA; tclegendhomes.com. 2,781 square feet, HERS score -12, -$15 average monthly energy bill, $1,600 annual savings, $68,000 saved in the first 30 years.
Key features list: High-performance insulation system for enhanced quiet and comfort, comprehensive draft protection, fresh air system for cleaner indoor air, high-efficiency comfort system, energy-efficient appliances and advanced lighting technology for
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“With its airtight shell, structural insulated panel (SIP) construction, numerous south-facing windows, highly efficient heat pump, this one-of-a-kind house, which we’ve nicknamed the Powerhouse, has no electrical bills and costs nothing to heat. No oil, natural gas, or other fuels are used. The 10 kW solar panel array … will not only … power the home, but will produce enough of a surplus to charge two electric cars on site.”

– Ted Clifton, homeowner and builder, TC Legend Homes

DOE Tour of Zero: Bellingham Power House by TC Legend Homes floorplans.