TO4 Task 3.1 - K Hovnanian Chicago

DOE Challenge Home Program Certified Home Constructed and Verified Specifications
DOE Challenge Home

Building envelope
Ceiling R-49 blown fiberglass, Grade I Walls "2x4 framing @ 16"" o.c. with R-13 fiberglass batts, Grade I and 1"" R-5 extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulating sheathing" Frame Floors R-38 blown fiberglass, Grade I Basement Walls R-19 fiberglass batts draped full heigh, Grade I Basement Slab uninsulated Windows "Above Grade: ENERGY STAR certified, U=0.29, SHGC=0.28 Basement: Non ENERGY STAR certified, U=0.29, SHGC=0.24" Infiltration 2 ACH 50

Mechanical systems
Heat "95% AFUE sealed combustion natural gas furnace in conditioned space Goodman GMH950703BXAF" Cooling "13 SEER split system Goodman GSX130301BC" DHW AO Smith® Vertex? 100 0.96 EF natural gas tank water heater in 2nd floor utility closet Hot Water Distribution "Redesigned trunk and branch Compliant with EPA WaterSense® Efficient Distribution Requirements" Ducts "Located 100% in conditioned space via floor joists leak free to outside (5% or less)" Ventilation " Central Fan Integrated Supply (CFIS) ventilation with 6"" insulated outside air duct Fan Controller: Air Cycler® FRV, with 6"" motorized damper 50 CFM outside air flow, 33% duty cycle (10 minutes on, 20 minutes off); ASHRAE 62.2-2010 compliance via an exhaust fan - Panasonic® FV-08VQ5 WhisperCeiling?" Rerturn Pathways "Active Return at Master Bedroom Transfer Grilles in Secondary Bedrooms"

Appliances, Lighting, MELs
Lights 80% ENERGY STAR certified CFL Appliances "ENERGY STAR certified refrigerator, dishwasher, and clothes washer; Natural gas range/oven and clothes dryer"

STRUCTURE - Test House Lot 145

  • Description: 2013 DOE Challenge Test House Task 3.1
  • Address Lot 145 - Winding Way 1270 Winding Way Bolingbrook, IL 60490
  • Last Update: 2014-02-11
  • Last Updated By: Phil Kerrigan House is constructed and is DOE Challenge Verified by Don Nelson, a local rater.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Phil Kerrigan
Maintainer Phil Kerrigan
Last Updated September 9, 2016, 22:25 (Etc/UTC)
Created April 27, 2016, 19:35 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Cold
City Bolingbrook
State IL
Zip Code 60490
Phase 2010 to 2015
Project Start Date 2013-07-25
Project Estimated End Date 2014-02-10
Project Actual End Date 2014-02-10
Completed House Count 1
Expected House Count 1
Energy Savings Percentage 30
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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