Corte Bella

  • Description: Lessons learned from a prototype house built under the Building America Program in the Los Abinacos development were applied to 41 units that were completed and sold in the Corte Bella development.
  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Seattle
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2003-11-03
  • Visit: No

Specification 479

  • Percent Energy Savings: 15
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2008-05-05 00:00:00
  • Model Name: Cielo
  • Floor Plan: Cielo
  • House Type: Production (G3)
  • Number of Stories: 1.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 3
  • Floor Area: 1227.0
  • Roof Framing: Flat
  • Roof R Value: 38.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Wall R Value: 19.0
  • Wall Sheathing R Value: 3.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Wall Upgrades: R-3 insulating sheathing.
  • Foundation Type: Unvented crawl space
  • Foundation R Value: 13.0
  • Window Glazing: Double pane - low-e - spectrally selective
  • Window U Value: 0.319999992847
  • Window SHGC: 0.370000004768
  • Space Heating Type: Gas furnace
  • Space Heating Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Space Heating Efficiency: 80.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency Type: % AFUE
  • Space Heating Location: Interior closet
  • Cooling Type: Electric Air Conditioner (split system)
  • Cooling Capacity: 2.0
  • Cooling SEER: 12.5
  • Duct Location: In conditioned space
  • Duct R Value: 8.0
  • Air Distribution Location: Interior closet
  • Vent Capacity: 90.0
  • Hot Water Type: Gas - tank
  • Hot Water Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Hot Water Capacity: 40.0
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.579999983311
  • Hot Water Upgrades: Solar assisted water heating with 41 gallon storage.
  • Total Energy Savings: 15.0

Specification 844

  • Percent Energy Savings: 15
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2008-05-05 00:00:00
  • Floor Plan: Unknown
  • House Type: Unknown
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Total Energy Savings: 15.0

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Nancy Wells
Maintainer Nancy Wells
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 20:22 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 20:22 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Hot - Dry
City Irvine
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 41
Expected House Count 41
Energy Savings Percentage 15
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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