Posts tagged ‘Super Energy-Efficient Homes’
By Rob Wotzak
The home was built into a hillside to provide easy access to both floors. Earth sheltering also tempers heat loss in the cold climate.
General Specs and Team
Location: Waitsfield, VT Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Living Space : 2000 sqf Cost (USD/sq. ft.): $90/sqf Builder: Al Rossetto, A. Rosetto Construction Architect/designer: Al Rossetto
Foundation: shallow frost-protected footing, gravel in perforated PVC forms/drains, 2 in. XPS (R-10) buried and extending horizontally distance of frost depth; 6-in. ICF walls (Amvic, R-22)
Walls: 6.5-in. SIPs (Insulspan, R-22)
Roof:12.25-in. SIPs (Insulspan, R-50)