Case Study: Achieving Success with High Performance Attics and High Performance Walls

Case Study: Achieving Success with High Performance Attics and High Performance Walls

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The California investor owned utilities developed the CAHP Master Builder program to support early adoption of high performance walls and high performance attics before 2016 code implementation on January 1, 2017. With the help of the Master Builder program, De Young properties adopted high performance walls and high performance attics in all 39 homes of its Sierra Crest community. For more details on measure specifications and lessons learned, read the De Young Properties Master Builder case study here. To see how DeYoung created the Central Valley's first grid-connected zero net energy community, click here.
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FEATURED PROJECT: Persimmon at the Cannery

FEATURED PROJECT: Persimmon at the Cannery

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TOP PROJECT OF Q4 2016 CAHP recognizes Shea Homes' Persimmon at the Cannery.   PROJECT OVERVIEW: Project: Persimmon at the Cannery LOCATION: Davis, CA Average CAHP Score: 61 Average incentive per lot:  $3,973 % Above Title 24:  42.8%   PROJECT TEAM: Builder: Shea Homes Energy consultant: California Living & Energy HERS Rater:  California Living & Energy   ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURES Quality Insulation Installation High Performance Attic: R-49 ceiling + R-15 insulation below roof deck Cool Roof: 0.41 solar reflectance/ 0.85 roof emittance Whole-House Fans installed Building Tightness: ACH4.7 at 50Pa Tankless Condensing System with 0.95 EF Heating and Cooling Distribution Insulation: R-8 duct insulation HVAC: Split Air Conditioner: 14 SEER/ 12.5 EER / Furnace: 92 AFUE Windows: U-factor 0.3/ SHGC 0.23 (operable) and 0.28/ SHGC 0.25 (fixed) The Project of…
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