Meadows at Cumberland Ridge

  • Description: 2x6 Advanced framing with blown in fiberglass cavity insulation and 2" (R-10) XPS insulating sheathing. Triple glazed windows 95% AFUE natural gas furnace 14 SEER air conditioner 0.82 EF instantaneous gas DHW
  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Philadelphia
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2009-12-17
  • Stage: Under Construction
  • Visit: No

Specification 4636

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

Specification 4637

  • Percent Energy Savings: 51
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Editor: Phil Kerrigan
  • Modified: 2009-12-17 00:00:00
  • Floor Plan: Madison
  • Style: Single-family detached, site built
  • House Type: Prototype/Research House (G2)
  • Number of Stories: 2.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 4
  • Floor Area: 3782.0
  • Basement Area: 1776.0
  • Conditioned Volume: 34416.0
  • Surface Area: 6424.0
  • Roof Framing: Vented attic - truss framing
  • Roof Insulation: Fiberglass blown
  • Roof R Value: 50.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Roof Upgrades: critical seal on top of drywall ceiling
  • Wall Framing: Wood - 2x6 - 24 in o.c. (Advanced Framing)
  • Wall Insulation: Other
  • Wall R Value: 19.0
  • Wall Sheathing: XPS
  • Wall Sheathing R Value: 10.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Wall Upgrades: blown fiberglass wall cavity insualtion
  • Foundation Type: Conditioned basement
  • Foundation Insulation: Fiberglass batts
  • Foundation R Value: 11.0
  • Slab Insulation: 10.0
  • Foundation Upgrades: 2" XPS insulation below slab
  • Window Glazing: Triple pane
  • Window Framing: Vinyl
  • Window U Value: 0.230000004172
  • Window SHGC: 0.180000007153
  • Window Glazing Area: 496.0
  • Window Upgrades: triple glazed low-E with argon
  • Space Heating Type: Gas furnace
  • Space Heating Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Space Heating Capacity: 80.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency: 95.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency Type: % AFUE
  • Space Heating Location: Basement
  • Space Heating Energy Proto: 98.0
  • Space Heating Energy: 254.0
  • Space Heating Fuel: Gas
  • Lighting Energy: 44.0
  • Lighting Energy Proto: 26.0
  • Light Appliance: 73.0
  • Light Appliance Proto: 67.0
  • Light Eff Type: 2
  • Light EEF Per: 100.0
  • MEL Load: 1
  • Cooling Type: Electric Air Conditioner (split system)
  • Cooling Capacity: 3.0
  • Cooling SEER: 14.0
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Cooling Energy Proto: 17.0
  • Cooling Energy: 63.0
  • Duct Type: Sheet metal / Flex
  • Duct Location: In conditioned space
  • Duct R Value: 6.0
  • Air Distribution Location: Basement
  • Air Tight Upgrades: critical seal with airtight drywall approach
  • Air Handler Motor: ECM/Variable Speed
  • Vent Type: Central fan integrated supply
  • Vent Control: Duty Cycle (some operation in every hour)
  • Vent Capacity: 75.0
  • Vent Fan Proto: 5.0
  • Vent Fan: 1.0
  • Vapor Barriers: Taped exterior foam sheathing drainage plane and condensation control
  • Drainage Upgrades: 1x3 furring strips create a 3/4" drainage space behind all cladding elements
  • Vapor IN: 3
  • Vapor EX: 1
  • Hot Water Type: Gas - tankless
  • Hot Water Backup: Other
  • Hot Water Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Hot Water Location: Basement
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.819999992847
  • Hot Water Energy Proto: 13.0
  • Hot Water Energy: 29.0
  • Hot Water Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Modeler's Name: Daniel Bergey
  • Total Energy Use: 464.0
  • Total Energy Use Proto: 226.0
  • Percent Energy Savings: 51.0
  • Total Energy Savings: 51.0
  • Site Gen: None

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Phil Kerrigan
Maintainer Phil Kerrigan
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 22:22 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 22:22 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Cold
City Downingtown
State PA
Zip Code 99999
Phase Before 2010
Project Start Date 1970-01-01
Project Estimated End Date 2010-02-01
Project Actual End Date 2010-02-01
Completed House Count 1
Expected House Count 1
Energy Savings Percentage 29
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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