Golf Cottages

  • Description: Sealed attic with R-20 insulated roof deck; Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) space conditioning tied to desuperheater for DHW pre-heating; R-3 XPS insulated sheathing.
  • End Type: Yes
  • Submitted: Yes
  • Approved: No
  • Modified: 2011-06-24
  • Visit: Yes

Specification 4759

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

Specification 4769

  • Percent Energy Savings: 52
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: No
  • Editor: Ari Rapport
  • Modified: 2010-04-20 00:00:00
  • Model Name: Cypress
  • Floor Plan: C1
  • Style: Single-family detached, site built
  • House Type: Prototype/Research House (G2)
  • Number of Stories: 1.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 4
  • Floor Area: 2011.0
  • Conditioned Volume: 34176.0
  • Surface Area: 6620.0
  • Roof Framing: Other
  • Roof Insulation: Spray Foam
  • Roof R Value: 30.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Roof Upgrades: R-30 low-density spray foam insulation (from R-19)
  • Wall Framing: Wood - 2x6 - 16 in o.c.
  • Wall Insulation: Spray Foam
  • Wall R Value: 19.0
  • Wall Sheathing: XPS
  • Wall Sheathing R Value: 3.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Wall Upgrades: 2x6" framing (from 2x4"); R-3 XPS exterior sheathing (from OSB)
  • Foundation Type: Slab on grade
  • Foundation Insulation: None
  • Slab Insulation: 5.0
  • Foundation Upgrades: Raised Slab on Grade, R-5 edge insulation (to 18" below top of slab)
  • Window Glazing: Double pane - low-e - argon filled
  • Window Framing: Wood
  • Window U Value: 0.379999995232
  • Window SHGC: 0.34999999404
  • Window Glazing Area: 341.0
  • Space Heating Type: Ground Source Heat Pump
  • Space Heating Combustion: N/A
  • Space Heating Location: Other
  • Space Heating Energy Proto: 11.0
  • Space Heating Energy: 80.0
  • Space Heating Fuel: Electric
  • Space Heating Upgrades: 4.1 COP (Geothermal Heat pump)
  • Lighting Energy: 23.0
  • Lighting Energy Proto: 9.0
  • Light Appliance: 76.0
  • Light Appliance Proto: 74.0
  • Light Eff Type: 2
  • Light EEF Per: 100.0
  • MEL Load: 1
  • Cooling Type: Ground Soure Heat Pump
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Cooling Energy Proto: 26.0
  • Cooling Energy: 103.0
  • Cooling Upgrades: 19.3 EER (Geothermal Heat pump)
  • Duct Type: Sheet metal / Flex
  • Duct Location: In conditioned space
  • Duct R Value: 6.0
  • Air Distribution Location: Attic
  • Air Tight Upgrades: Spray foam insulated thermal enclosure
  • Air Handler Motor: ECM/Variable Speed
  • Vent Type: Central fan integrated supply
  • Vent Control: Duty Cycle (some operation in every hour)
  • Vent Capacity: 116.0
  • Vent Fan Proto: 12.0
  • Vent Fan: 3.0
  • Vapor Barriers: Supply-only ventilation; integrated flashing and housewrap drainage plane
  • Drainage Upgrades: XPS foam sheathing with housewrap; integrated window/door flashing
  • IAQ Upgrades: Central fan integrated supply w/ Aprilaire ventilation controller
  • Vapor IN: 4
  • Vapor EX: 4
  • Hot Water Type: Electric resistance
  • Hot Water Backup: Solar assisted
  • Hot Water Combustion: Not Applicable
  • Hot Water Location: Interior closet
  • Hot Water Capacity: 100.0
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.930000007153
  • Hot Water Energy Proto: 22.0
  • Hot Water Energy: 42.0
  • Hot Water Fuel: Electric
  • Hot Water Upgrades: Two Rheem Marathon 50 Gal. electric tanks, 0.93 EF, integrated with GSHP de-superheater (one tank only)
  • Energy Star Rating: Yes
  • HERS Rating 2006: 62.0
  • Modeler's Name: Ari Rapport
  • Other Awards: EarthCraft House certified
  • Benchmark Version: 2007
  • Total Energy Use: 327.0
  • Total Energy Use Proto: 154.0
  • Percent Energy Savings: 52.0
  • Total Energy Savings: 52.0
  • Site Gen: None

Specification 4770

  • Percent Energy Savings: 0
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: No
  • Editor: Ari Rapport
  • Modified: 2010-04-20 00:00:00
  • Model Name: Azalea
  • Floor Plan: A2
  • Style: Single-family detached, site built
  • Number of Stories: 2.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 4
  • Floor Area: 2946.0
  • Conditioned Volume: 31227.0
  • Surface Area: 6388.0
  • Roof Framing: Other
  • Roof Insulation: Spray Foam
  • Roof R Value: 30.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Roof Upgrades: R-30 unvented attic (Icynene under roof deck)
  • Wall Framing: Wood - 2x6 - 16 in o.c.
  • Wall Insulation: Spray Foam
  • Wall R Value: 19.0
  • Wall Sheathing: XPS
  • Wall Sheathing R Value: 3.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Wall Upgrades: 2x6 wood framing @ 16"o/c (0.23 framing factor); R-19 cavity (Icynene); R-3 XPS sheathing
  • Foundation Type: Slab on grade
  • Foundation Insulation: None
  • Slab Insulation: 5.0
  • Foundation Upgrades: Raised Slab on Grade, R-5 edge insulation (to 18" below top of slab)
  • Window Glazing: Double pane - low-e - argon filled
  • Window Framing: Wood
  • Window U Value: 0.379999995232
  • Window SHGC: 0.34999999404
  • Window Glazing Area: 291.0
  • Space Heating Type: Ground Source Heat Pump
  • Space Heating Combustion: N/A
  • Space Heating Location: Interior closet
  • Space Heating Energy Proto: 27.0
  • Space Heating Energy: 96.0
  • Space Heating Fuel: Electric
  • Space Heating Upgrades: 4.1 COP (Geothermal Heat pump)
  • Lighting Energy: 28.0
  • Lighting Energy Proto: 10.0
  • Light Appliance: 76.0
  • Light Appliance Proto: 75.0
  • Light Eff Type: 2
  • Light EEF Per: 100.0
  • MEL Load: 1
  • Cooling Type: Ground Soure Heat Pump
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Cooling Energy Proto: 25.0
  • Cooling Energy: 101.0
  • Cooling Upgrades: 19.3 EER (Geothermal Heat pump)
  • Duct Type: Sheet metal / Flex
  • Duct Location: In conditioned space
  • Duct R Value: 6.0
  • Air Distribution Location: Interior closet
  • Air Tight Upgrades: Spray foam insulated thermal enclosure
  • Air Handler Motor: ECM/Variable Speed
  • Vent Type: Central fan integrated supply
  • Vent Control: Duty Cycle (some operation in every hour)
  • Vent Capacity: 134.0
  • Vapor Barriers: Supply-only ventilation; integrated flashing and housewrap drainage plane
  • Drainage Upgrades: XPS foam sheathing with housewrap; integrated window/door flashing
  • IAQ Upgrades: Central fan integrated supply w/ Aprilaire ventilation controller
  • Hot Water Type: Electric resistance
  • Hot Water Backup: Solar assisted
  • Hot Water Combustion: Not Applicable
  • Hot Water Location: Other
  • Hot Water Capacity: 80.0
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.930000007153
  • Hot Water Energy Proto: 22.0
  • Hot Water Energy: 40.0
  • Hot Water Fuel: Electric
  • Hot Water Upgrades: 80 Gal. Rheem Marathon electric tank, 0.93 EF, integrated with de-superheater (GSHP)
  • Energy Star Rating: Yes
  • HERS Rating 2006: 55.0
  • Modeler's Name: Ari Rapport
  • Other Awards: EarthCraft House certified
  • Benchmark Version: 2007
  • Total Energy Use: 341.0
  • Total Energy Use Proto: 159.0
  • Percent Energy Savings: 53.37
  • Total Energy Savings: 53.37
  • Site Gen: None

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Ari Rapport
Maintainer Ari Rapport
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 22:29 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 22:28 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Mixed - Humid
City Pine Mountain
State GA
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 2
Expected House Count 2
Energy Savings Percentage 19
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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