The Giordano – Smeltz Residence


Quick Facts


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Building Type
Project Type
Basis of Performance Claim
Conditioned Floor Area 1

Energy Summary

Energy Data Type
Renewable Energy System Type(s)
Annual renewable energy generated 5

Envelope and Mechanicals

Subslab assembly
Foundation wall assembly <
Above grade wall assembly <
Door Assembly <
Air Changes per hour, ACH50 0
Exterior house portrait Front entrance Second floor gable wall framing - west Infrared image Exterior cladding under construction

Project Team:


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Completion Date:


Type of Construction
Number of buildings
Floor area of each building
Stories 2
Conditioned Building Volume 2
Conditioned Floor Area 1

Location and Climate Details

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Location Type S
Climate Region Z
Köppen Climate Type D
Lat. / Long. P
Elevation 2
Solar Insolation 1
Annual CDD and Base Temp 5 | 7
Annual HDD and Base Temp 8 | 6


Site Conditions:

previously undeveloped land,

Site Description:


Monthly Energy Data and Utilities

Energy Data Type:

Electric Utility: W

Gas Utility: N

Renewables and Energy Balance

Renewable Energy Sources:Renewable energy is generated within the building footprint (e.g. solar PV on the roof),

Renewable Energy System Description & Details:

Annual renewable energy generated 5
Annual Renewable Energy Generated Data Type
Power Rating
Renewable Energy System Type(s)
Source of Annual Production Data

Walls and Roof

Subslab assembly
Subslab R-value
Slab edge assembly
Slab edge R-value 2
Foundation wall assembly <
Foundation wall R-value 3
Above grade wall assembly <
Above grade wall R-value 4
Cathedral ceiling assembly <
Cathedral ceiling R-value 8

Windows and Doors

Window Assembly: <

Door Assembly: <

Average window U-factor 0
Door U-Factor 0
Door Area 3

Mechanical Systems

Space cooling - Manufacturer & Model Mitsubishi,
Space heating - Manufacturer & Model Mitsubishi,
Domestic hot water - Manufacturer & Model 2
Domestic hot water - capacity 8
Ventilation - Manufacturer & Model Venmar,
Lighting Manufacturer and Model
Lighting Efficiency
Mechanical Equipment Installation Details and Comments


Air Changes per hour, ACH50 0
Air Changes per hour, CFM50

General Process


Design for Adaptability:

Software Tools

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Lessons Learned

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Rebates and Financial Incentives

Federal incentives
Local incentives
State incentives
Utility incentives
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