Solar Hot Water house

  • Description: Overview:

SHW system being monitored on occupied high efficiency house

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Specification 3912

  • 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 3913

  • Percent Energy Savings: 41
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Editor: Betsy Pettit
  • Modified: 2006-10-02 10:50:00
  • Floor Plan: 602
  • Style: Single-family detached, site built
  • House Type: Production (G3)
  • Number of Stories: 2.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 5
  • Floor Area: 1480.0
  • Basement Area: 1480.0
  • Conditioned Volume: 26640.0
  • Surface Area: 3888.0
  • Roof Framing: Vented attic - truss framing
  • Roof Insulation: Fiberglass blown
  • Roof R Value: 38.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Roof Upgrades: roof integrated SHW panel
  • Wall Framing: Wood - 2x6 - 24 in o.c. (Advanced Framing)
  • Wall Insulation: Other
  • Wall R Value: 21.0
  • Wall Sheathing: EPS
  • Wall Sheathing R Value: 4.0
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Wall Upgrades: Blown fiberglass walls insulation
  • Foundation Type: Conditioned basement
  • Foundation Insulation: Rigid foam
  • Foundation R Value: 10.0
  • Window Glazing: Double pane - low-e - spectrally selective
  • Window Framing: Vinyl
  • Window U Value: 0.34999999404
  • Window SHGC: 0.34999999404
  • Window Glazing Area: 291.0
  • Space Heating Type: Gas furnace
  • Space Heating Combustion: Sealed combustion
  • Space Heating Capacity: 40.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency: 92.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency Type: % AFUE
  • Space Heating Location: Interior closet
  • Space Heating Energy Proto: 43.0
  • Space Heating Energy: 90.0
  • Space Heating Fuel: Gas
  • Lighting Energy: 23.0
  • Lighting Energy Proto: 7.0
  • Light Appliance: 85.0
  • Light Appliance Proto: 77.0
  • Cooling Type: Electric Air Conditioner (split system)
  • Cooling Capacity: 3.0
  • Cooling SEER: 13.0
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Cooling Energy Proto: 13.0
  • Cooling Energy: 38.0
  • Duct Type: Sheet metal / Flex
  • Duct Location: In conditioned space
  • Duct R Value: 5.0
  • Air Distribution Location: Interior closet
  • Vent Type: Unbalanced supply and exhaust
  • Vent Control: Duty Cycle (some operation in every hour)
  • Vent Capacity: 65.0
  • Hot Water Type: Solar assisted
  • Hot Water Combustion: Power vented
  • Hot Water Location: Garage
  • Hot Water Capacity: 80.0
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.819999992847
  • Hot Water Energy Proto: 20.0
  • Hot Water Energy: 37.0
  • Hot Water Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Benchmark Version: 2005
  • Total Energy Use: 273.0
  • Total Energy Use Proto: 160.0
  • Total Energy Savings: 41.0

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Betsy Pettit
Maintainer Betsy Pettit
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 22:01 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 22:01 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Mixed - Dry
City Los Lunas
State NM
Zip Code 99999
Phase Before 2010
Project Start Date 2006-03-01
Project Estimated End Date 2007-08-01
Project Actual End Date 2007-08-01
Completed House Count 1
Expected House Count 1
Energy Savings Percentage 24
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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