Universal House

  • Description: Overview:

Kansas City Building Science Institute, continues to work with Westside Housing, a CDC in Kansas City to try to maximize performance on a single story home called the Universal House. It was designed by a local architect, Chris Wood. Westside Housing is building three of the units side by side, and the architect wants to do a maximization of the performance potential of the building shell and then compare HVAC systems and monitor the performance.

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  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Elevation: 1024.0
  • Fact: 0.850000023842
  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Chicago
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2002-07-31
  • Visit: No

Specification 1057

  • Percent Energy Savings: 15
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2008-05-05 00:00:00
  • Floor Plan: Unknown
  • House Type: Unknown
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Total Energy Savings: 15.0

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Additional Info

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Author Bob Hendron
Maintainer Bob Hendron
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 20:51 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 20:51 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Cold
City Kansas City
State MO
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 1
Expected House Count 1
Energy Savings Percentage 15
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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