Cana House

  • Description: Strawbale house, Altherma heat pump water heater for and Radiant Heating and Cooling.

Weather Info:

  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • Elevation: 75.0
  • Fact: 0.75
  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Seattle
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: No
  • Modified: 2010-03-29
  • Stage: Design
  • Visit: No

Specification 4736

  • Percent Energy Savings: 7
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: No
  • Floor Plan: Unknown

Specification 4741

  • Percent Energy Savings: 0
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: No
  • Editor: David Springer
  • Modified: 2010-03-29 18:08:00
  • Floor Plan: Main
  • Style: Single-family detached, site built
  • House Type: Prototype/Research House (G2)
  • Number of Stories: 1.0
  • Floor Area: 3344.0
  • Basement Area: 0.0
  • Conditioned Volume: 30096.0
  • Surface Area: 3344.0
  • Roof Framing: Vented attic - truss framing
  • Roof Insulation: Fiberglass blown
  • Roof R Value: 30.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Roof Upgrades: cool roof material
  • Wall Framing: Strawbale
  • Wall Insulation: None
  • Wall R Value: 30.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Foundation Type: Slab on grade
  • Window Glazing: Double pane - low-e
  • Window Framing: Vinyl
  • Window U Value: 0.319999992847
  • Window SHGC: 0.40000000596
  • Window Glazing Area: 379.0
  • Window Upgrades: Optimal south and west overhangs
  • Space Heating Type: Air Source Heat Pump
  • Space Heating Combustion: N/A
  • Space Heating Efficiency: 8.5
  • Space Heating Efficiency Type: HSPF
  • Space Heating Location: Garage
  • Space Heating Fuel: Electric
  • Space Heating Upgrades: air to water heat pump for radiant floor heating
  • Cooling Type: Air Source Heat Pump
  • Cooling SEER: 15.0
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Duct Type: Ductless
  • Hot Water Type: Gas - tankless
  • Hot Water Backup: Other
  • Hot Water Combustion: Not Applicable
  • Hot Water Location: Garage
  • Hot Water Fuel: Natural Gas

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author David Springer
Maintainer David Springer
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 22:28 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 22:27 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Hot - Dry
City Chico
State CA
Zip Code 99999
Phase Before 2010
Project Start Date 1970-01-01
Project Estimated End Date 1970-01-01
Project Actual End Date 1970-01-01
Completed House Count 1
Expected House Count 1
Energy Savings Percentage 3
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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