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Jun
05
Leading Force Contracting Services/Selah Vista Homes

Selah Vista | Selah, WA | SelahVistaHomes.com

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“Everyone deserves to live in a healthy home.” Steve Weise, Leading Force Contracting Services

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PROJECT DATA
  • Layout: 2 bdrm, 1.75 bath, 1 fl, 1,701 ft2

  • Climate: IECC 5B, cold

  • Completed: April 2018

  • Category: custom spec

MODELED PERFORMANCE DATA
  • HERS Index: without PV 36; with PV -12

  • Annual Energy Costs: without PV $500; with PV $-150

  • Annual Energy Cost Savings:(vs typical new homes) without PV $450; with PV $1,100

  • Annual Energy Savings: without PV 6,500 kWh; with PV 16,300 kWh

  • Savings in the First 30 Years: $49,000

KEY FEATURES
  • Walls: Double walls, 2x4 24" o.c. 11" cavity; taped 1⁄2" CDX sheathing air sealed with tape; EPS foam. Siding is reclaimed metal, wood, and natural hydraulic lime. Total = R-47.

  • Roof: Snap-lock metal and 40-year composition under solar panels.

  • Attic: Unvented, conditioned attic, 2" R-14 spray foam + R-38 fiberglass batt. Total = R-52.

  • Foundation: ICF foundation walls, 5" reclaimed foil-faced EPS under slab that is taped to ICFs.

  • Windows: Triple-pane, low-e, argon-filled, vinyl frames; U=0.17.

  • Air Sealing: 0.3 ACH 50.

  • Ventilation: ERV, MERV 13 filters.

  • HVAC: 3 ductless mini-split heat pumps.

  • Hot Water: Heat pump water heater.

  • Lighting: 50% LED on low-voltage 24-Volt DC circuits.

  • Appliances: ENERGY STAR refrigerator, clothes washer, range, and condensing clothes dryer.

  • Solar: 7.08-kW PV.

  • Water Conservation: Compact plumbing design.

  • Energy Management System: Whole house automation.

  • Other: Wi-Fi-enabled electric car charging station. Passive solar design, daylighting

CONTACT

Steve Weise
509-571-1351
steve@lfedc.com