Glenwood Park

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  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Elevation: 1033.0
  • Fact: 0.75
  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Atlanta
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2005-07-01
  • Visit: No

Specification 3440

  • Percent Energy Savings: 7
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2008-05-05 00:00:00
  • Floor Plan: Unknown
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Space Heating Capacity: 0.0
  • Total Energy Savings: 7.0

Specification 3441

  • Percent Energy Savings: 44
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Editor: Brad Oberg
  • Modified: 2005-12-13 00:00:00
  • Model Name: Idea House
  • Floor Plan: Idea House
  • Style: Single-family detached, site built
  • House Type: Prototype/Research House (G2)
  • Number of Stories: 3.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 3
  • Floor Area: 3414.0
  • Conditioned Volume: 46728.0
  • Surface Area: 5064.0
  • Roof Framing: Unvented attic - truss framing
  • Roof Insulation: Other
  • Roof R Value: 30.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Roof Upgrades: Roof/ceiling, R-30 using spray foam insulation. Thermal barrier for the reduction of air movement and heat transfer between the attic space and the outside was created. Attic venting eliminated to prevent the entry of unwanted outdoor air.
  • Wall Framing: Wood - 2x6 - 16 in o.c.
  • Wall Insulation: Other
  • Wall R Value: 20.0
  • Wall Sheathing: XPS
  • Wall Sheathing R Value: 3.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Wall Upgrades: Spray polyicynene insulation within roof cavities.
  • Foundation Type: Unvented crawl space
  • Foundation Insulation: Other
  • Foundation R Value: 10.0
  • Foundation Upgrades: Semi-rigid fiberglass insulation at exterior face.
  • Window Glazing: Double pane - low-e - spectrally selective
  • Window Framing: Wood
  • Window U Value: 0.330000013113
  • Window SHGC: 0.300000011921
  • Window Glazing Area: 861.0
  • Space Heating Type: Gas furnace
  • Space Heating Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Space Heating Capacity: 100.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency: 94.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency Type: % AFUE
  • Space Heating Energy Proto: 62.0
  • Space Heating Energy: 130.0
  • Space Heating Fuel: Gas
  • Space Heating Upgrades: Two units, one in crawl space, one in attic.Two condensing gas furnaces with 94% AFUE installed.
  • Lighting Energy: 31.0
  • Lighting Energy Proto: 15.0
  • Light Appliance: 94.0
  • Light Appliance Proto: 92.0
  • Renewable Energy Offset: 18.0
  • Cooling Type: Air Source Heat Pump
  • Cooling Capacity: 4.5
  • Cooling SEER: 16.3999996185
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Cooling Energy Proto: 27.0
  • Cooling Energy: 92.0
  • Cooling Upgrades: One heat pump with SEER 17.8, 3.0 ton capacity and one outdoor heat pump with SEER 13.6, 1.5 ton capacity.
  • Duct Type: Sheet metal / Flex
  • Duct Location: In conditioned space
  • Duct R Value: 4.0
  • Air Distribution Location: Crawl Space
  • Air Distribution Upgrades: Second unit in conditioned attic.
  • Air Tight Upgrades: Polyicynene insulation within wall cavities and at roof.
  • Vent Type: Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)
  • Vent Control: Duty Cycle (some operation in every hour)
  • Vent Capacity: 65.0
  • Drainage Upgrades: Insulating sheathing.
  • Hot Water Type: Gas - tank
  • Hot Water Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Hot Water Location: Crawl space
  • Hot Water Capacity: 1.0
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.860000014305
  • Hot Water Energy Proto: 10.0
  • Hot Water Energy: 20.0
  • Hot Water Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Hot Water Upgrades: Tankless gas hot water heater (EF=0.86) installed. A Metland on demand hot water recirculation system was used to limit hot water wait times.
  • Other EE Upgrades: 1.25 kW PV system
  • Energy Star Rating: Meets criteria but not labeled
  • Modeler's Name: John Broniek
  • Benchmark Version: 3.1
  • Total Energy Use: 367.0
  • Total Energy Use Proto: 206.0
  • Percent Energy Savings: 44.0
  • Percent Site Energy: 5.0
  • Total Energy Savings: 49.0

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Brad Oberg
Maintainer Brad Oberg
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 21:48 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 21:48 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Mixed - Humid
City Atlanta
State GA
Zip Code 99999
Phase Before 2010
Project Start Date 2004-12-12
Project Estimated End Date 2005-05-30
Project Actual End Date 2005-05-30
Completed House Count 1
Expected House Count 2
Energy Savings Percentage 25
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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