2016 Challenge Participant:

Virkler Residence

Applicants: Jacob Virkler, Terry Virkler

Project Address: 417 Lake Street, Vernon, CT 06066

Bdrms./Sq. Footage: TBD

Project Specifications Project Overview Project Team Project Photos
Building Information
Conditioned Area (sq. ft.) N/A 4,028
Bedrooms N/A 3
Housing Type
(single/multi-family, attached/detached, etc.)
N/A Single-Family, Detached
Thermal
Insulation
Slab Floors N/A R-0 (Edge); R-5 (Under)
Foundation Walls N/A R-22
Framed Floors N/A R-34
Walls N/A R-21
Vaulted Ceilings N/A R-36
Flat Ceilings N/A R-42
Windows
U-Value N/A U-Value - 0.30
SHGC N/A SHGC - 0.28
Mechanical
Space Heating (primary only) N/A Ground-Source Heat Pump
Efficiency (HSPF, COP, etc.) N/A 4.6 COP
Air Conditioning N/A Ground-Source Heat Pump
Efficiency (SEER, EER) N/A 25.0 EER
Water Heating N/A Heat-Pump Water Heater
Efficiency (EF) N/A 2.33 EF
Ventilation N/A HRV
Flow Rate N/A 70 CFM
Infiltration Rate N/A 1.08 ACH50
Renewables
Photovoltaics N/A 7.2 kW
Solar Thermal (DHW, space heating, etc.) N/A N/A
Other Renewables N/A N/A
Annual Energy Use (MMMBTU/Yr)
Heating 38.7 10.0
Cooling 4.6 4.1
Water Heating 4.6 3.7
Lighting & Appliances 26.1 27.2
Photovoltaics 0.0 -32.5
TOTAL 74.0 12.6
Final HERS Rating 100 9
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