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“The asthma symptoms have been dramatically reduced, enough that daily medication has been eliminated."

DOE Tour of Zero: Euclid Avenue by Heirloom Design Build: Atlanta, GA; heirloomdesignbuild.com. 4,840 square feet, HERS score 50, $220 average monthly energy bill, $3,700 annual savings, $160,000 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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“Since moving into the Zero Energy Ready Home, we have found a vast improvement in indoor air quality. One of the occupants suffers from asthma. Since moving into the home, the asthma symptoms have been dramatically reduced, enough that daily medication has been eliminated. We attribute this to the tightness of the envelope … achieved through advanced framing techniques, various air-sealing measures, spraying the envelope with open- and closed-cell insulation. Incoming air gets processed through the ERV, a MERV 16 filter, UV sterilization, and dehumidification.”

– Dave Radlman, founder, Heirloom Design

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DOE Tour of Zero: Euclid Avenue by Heirloom Design Build floorplans.