DOE's Home Case Study - It's All in the (Envelope) Details
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This online-only article is a supplement to the July/August 2014
print edition of Home Energy Magazine.
June 30, 2014
“It can’t be done.” Those words were enough to motivate building science educator and consultant Tom Fullam of Vassalboro, Maine, to build his first high-performance house. The home achieved a HERS index score of 38 and earned him a 2011 Silver Energy Value Housing Award from the National Association of Home Builders Research Center. That soon led to a second, even higher-performing house, the subject of this article, which has earned distinction as the first home in Maine to achieve DOE’s Zero Energy Ready Home certification.
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