ZERO ENERGY READY . Rowayton, CT
This LEED Gold certified home won the CT Green Building Council Residential Award of Merit, 2013. The client and project team shared a goal to create a beautiful, well-crafted, and extremely sustainable home. Oriented to capture pond and stream views, the interior is flexibly laid out for entertaining, while feeling intimate for a family of four.
Blower door test: 1.0 ACH @ 50 pa
Ground-source heat pump HVAC system
HERS Score: 48
Super-insulated and air-sealed envelope
All LED lights; all EnergyStar appliances
FSC-certified wood throughout
Automated, remote-controlled lighting, heating/cooling, security
High-efficiency fireplace for back-up heating
Ceiling fans reduce need for air conditioning
Rainwater collection system feeds the irrigation system
All no- or low-VOC finishes
Project Size: 3,548 sq.ft.
Builder: BPC Green Builders