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OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Marketable-Home

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(This house reported 45 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To reduce maintenance and operating costs for this home over the longterm when compared to a conventionally built home.
Vermont's most energy-efficient home on a winter night

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Waitsfield, Vermont
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2003
  • Setting: suburban
  • Energy Source: - solar - propane - grid electric
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; No garage
  • Lot Size: 2 acre
  • Square Footage: 1900
  • Sales Market: Middle-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 80.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Al Rossetto, Owner
A. Rossetto Construction
- Builder - Designer

Phone: 603-788-2495

HOME AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

SPECIAL INFORMATION

Rossetto Construction is a Vermont Energy Star Award Winning Builder. Out of approximately 1,400 homes tested for energy efficinecy in Vermont over the years, this house received the highest rating ever given. The blower door test infiltration rate was an all-time-low of 0.04 air changes per hour. Its energy rating was 95.3.

Structural insulated panels sit atop insulated concrete forms

This view shows the two main floors and the loft

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