Venango Trails

  • Description: Overview: All homes in EQA's Venango Trails community will be built to achieve a minimum level of 40% whole house energy savings.    Energy Efficient Specifications: Basement with R-10 interior insulation; 2x6 wood frame 16" o.c. with R-19 canivty insulation and R-5 exterior insulating sheathing; R-50 vented roof; double pane, low-e windows U=0.33, SHGC=0.37; ACH (natural)=0.20; HRV with 51 cfm balanced supply and exhaust and 100% run-time; 92% AFUE nat. gas furnace; 14 SEER a/c unit; all duct work in conditioned space, nat. gas tankless DWH (EF=0.82); Energy Star appliances; 75% fluorescent lighting.  

Weather Info:

  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Elevation: 1253.0
  • Fact: 0.850000023842
  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Philadelphia
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2008-02-01
  • Visit: No

Specification 4277

  • 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

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Brad Oberg
Maintainer Brad Oberg
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 22:10 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 22:10 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Cold
City Pittsburgh
State PA
Zip Code 99999
Phase Before 2010
Project Start Date 2008-01-01
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 7
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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