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Vermont’s Going Green Building Award | Residential: Hampshire Hollow Residence | Maclay Architects

AIA Vermont Members Win Vermont's Greenest Building Awards

Vermont’s Greenest Building Award | Residential: Net Positive Craftsman

Sustainable Design LLC, received Vermont’s Greenest Building Award. The house uses just 12.7 kBtu/sqft/yr. Solar panels allow this house to produce 100% of the energy it needs for HVAC, lighting, etc. In addition to its extremely low energy use, the exterior is clad using durable stone, tree bark, cedar and slate. Contractor: Jim Turgeon & Jack Miller; Solar Power: Grassroots Solar

Vermont’s Greenest Building Award | Residential: Hampshire Hollow Residence 

Submitted by Maclay Architects, the homeowner’s vision on this project was to create an inviting home that was energy efficient with a connection to the rural landscape and the neighboring properties. Their goal was to utilize sustainable, durable and low maintenance building materials, and also to attain as close to a net zero energy building as was practical. This home features exceptional indoor air quality, a gracious open floor plan with one level living which maximizes views of the surrounding landscape. Energy Use Intensity (EUI): 22.3 kBtu/sf/yr Architect: Maclay Architects; Energy Consultant: Energy Balance, Inc.; Contractor: McKernon Group 

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