DOE Tour of Zero: Eco-Village Ithaca by AquaZephyr

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"The tight envelope keeps the temperature very livable, despite extremes of outside heat or cold."

DOE Tour of Zero: Eco-Village Ithaca by AquaZephyr infographic: Ithaca, NY; ecovillageithaca.org. 1,664 square feet, HERS score 15, $20 average monthly energy bill, $3,000 annual savings, $125,000 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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"The tight envelope keeps the internal temperature very livable, despite extremes of outside heat or cold.  It takes very little additional heat during the coldest winter days. In the summer, cellular window shades keep the house safe from too much solar gain.  Ceiling fans provide the only necessary additional internal cooling."

– Homeowner

DOE Tour of Zero: Eco-Village Ithaca by AquaZephyr floorplans.