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“We embarked on a building project almost immediately.”

DOE Tour of Zero: Green Acres #28 by Greenhill Contracting: Esopus, NY; 4,208 square feet, HERS score -1, $20 average monthly energy bill, $4,000 annual savings, $163,000 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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“One Sunday afternoon after hiking nearby we stopped by one of Anthony's building sites on Cooper Street, when Anthony appeared and introduced himself. We talked about how a net zero home would make a lot of sense for people like us who wanted to get away from the city, but didn't want … the utility costs of … a second household. We embarked on a building project almost immediately. We now have a weekend home that is exactly what we wanted, but with the added benefits of being net zero – selling energy back to the grid while we're not there.”

– Homeowner

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DOE Tour of Zero: Green Acres #28 by Greenhill Contracting floorplans.