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7.8kW worth of Solar Modules installed on the Southern Roof to Collect the Energy needed for the Home.
Highly Efficient Building Envelope with outstanding HERS and Energy Star Ratings.
Incredibly Efficient Energy Air and Water Management
24 Solar World 325Watt Solar Modules will be on the Southern roof to Collect the Energy needed for the Home.
The Energy Produced will Easily Pay for the cost of the Home.
SolarWorld Modules for 40+ Years of Energy
Energies saved will range from $208,000 to $230,000 in a 40 year time period.
The U.S. Department of Energy has determined that a typical resale home scores 130 on the HERS Index while a standard new home is awarded a rating of 100.
The Clear Lake home has a projected HERS Index score of 6 make it 94% more energy efficient than a standard new home.
Once completed it will meet Federal HERS Standards, Air Quality and Water Standards along with numerous ADA standards.
Set to be seen on the Department of Energies “Tour of ZERO”
When ENERGY STAR’s rigorous requirements are applied to new home construction, the result is a home built better from the ground up, delivering better durability, better comfort, and reduced utility and maintenance costs.
Our Founder Gregg Bacon Writes:
To celebrate my 40th year of renewable energies, I decided to build the EQUINOX, my ZERO ENERGY HOME, and to let the WORLD see it. I invite you to visit!
A Insulation R-40 Roof R-24 Sidewalls
By Energy Panel Structures
B Frost Free Insulated Foundation
C Correctly Sized Low E Windows
D Samsung Heat Pump HVAC
E High Efficiency Air Handler
F Radiant Electric Floor by Danfoss
G Optional In-Floor Hot Water Heat
H Solar Electric Panels – Energy Source
I Monitory System by Equinox Energy Homes
J Equinox 26 Color Loc Roof (40 Colors)
K HIgh Efficiency Heat Pump Hot Water Heater
L Raceways for Electricity
M Fresh Air Ventilation by Panasonic
N Circuit Panel
A Forever Home is designed to allow the owners to live in it for well into their retirement years. Built with a no-step main floor entry, the home has ADA features built in, including wide hallways, doorways, and roomy bathrooms on the main floor.
Why purchase a home with a life time of zero energy costs if you can’t benefit from them for your lifetime!
Sun Powered Home is a website of Equinox Energy Homes. This house is located at 2510 S. 32nd St, Clear Lake IA | 3 Minutes off of I-35
Arrange a Construction Tour Now. Call 515-720-0463
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