|Size:||2400 sq ft|
|Architect / Designer:||Steve Baczek|
|PHIUS+ Rater:||JSR Adaptive Energy Solutions|
This is the third house in Massachusetts to achieve PHIUS+ Passive House Certification and the second one in Falmouth. The home is owned by the CPHC and his wife, and it has a living area of 2,400 ft2. In addition to the Passive House construction, some of the added energy saving features of the house include an external motorized solar shade, a geothermal ground loop for ventilation air preheat/precool, and an 8.7 KW solar PV system sized for the all electric house load plus an electric car. Along with the PHIUS+ certification, the house is certified as EPA WaterSense, DOE Challenge Home, and has a HERS Rating of minus 7.