Millerton round house

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-[[Image:Millerton roundhouse.jpg]]+[[Image:Millerton roundhouse.jpg|right]]
- +[[Image:Millerton roundhouse winter.jpg|right]]
-== Energy efficiency ==+
-The house is 60% more energy efficient than comparable homes+
-* House electricity consumption averages 210KW/month+
-* The average for NY is 705KW (data provided by Energy Information Administration (DOE))+
-* Solar panels produce 450KW/month+
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-|| '''Owners''' || <name.+|| '''Owners''' || Yosh and Nili Schulman
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|| '''Location''' || Millerton, New York State || '''Location''' || Millerton, New York State
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-* 100% PVC free+ 
-* 100% compact flurescent lighting fixtures+<big>'''Summary of house features'''
* Round Design * Round Design
 +* Solar passive design
* Roof structure pitch to allow insulation to extend over exterior wall joint * Roof structure pitch to allow insulation to extend over exterior wall joint
-* Southern Exposure used for Passive Solar Heating+* Southern exposure used for passive solar heating
-* Solar Panel Array to generate 100%+ electricity needs+* Solar photovoltaic panel array to generate 100%+ electricity needs
-* Reclaimed floor tiles+* 2x6 walls, energy heel roof truss
-* Reclaimed sinks, doors and shower basin+* Highest rated energy efficient Marvin Integrity windows, argon filled, low-e
-* Dual Flush Toilets+* Insulated Foundation System
 +* 100% PVC free
 +* 100% compact flurescent lighting fixtures
 +* Reclaimed floor tiles, sinks, doors and shower basin
 +* Dual flush toilets
* Low flow shower heads * Low flow shower heads
-* Highest Rated Energy Efficient Marvin Integrity Windows, Argon filled, low-e 
* Copper piping throughout the house * Copper piping throughout the house
* Timers on outside lights * Timers on outside lights
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* Canister flourescent lighting * Canister flourescent lighting
* Reclaimed wood paneling scraps used for closet ceilings * Reclaimed wood paneling scraps used for closet ceilings
-* Advanced Framing techniques reduced framing wood need by 30%+* Advanced framing techniques reduced framing wood need by 30%
* Reclaimed carpet padding and carpet found on freecycle.net * Reclaimed carpet padding and carpet found on freecycle.net
</big> </big>
<br/> <br/>
 +
 +== Energy efficiency ==
 +The house is 60% more energy efficient than comparable homes
 +* House electricity consumption averages 210KW/month
 +* The average for NY is 705KW (data provided by Energy Information Administration (DOE))
 +* Solar panels produce 450KW/month
 +
 +==Green building materials==
 +* Ultra Touch 100% Recycled Blue Jean Denim Insulation
 +* Synthetic Gypsum Board (100% recycled from waste materials)
 +* AFM Safecoat Non-toxic Biodegradable Paints
 +* Trex composite decking (50% recycled plastic, 50% saw dust)
 +* Terra Green recycled glass tiles
 +* Timber Trek/Timber Pro UV waterbased natural stain
 +* Poured Concrete Counters by CounterCultureConcrete.com
 +* Locally grown and responsibly harvest pine floors
 +* Reclaimed ABS Drain Vent pipe
 +* FSC certified front and kitchen doors
 +* FSC certified trim work baseboards
 +* EnergyStar rated Boiler and indirect water heater
 +* EnergyStar fans
 +* EnergyStar programmable thermostats
 +* Solatube sky tunnel
 +* Asko dishwasher 285 KwH/year
 +* Asko washer and dryer 189 KwH/year
 +* Kenmore Refrigerator 392 KwH/year"
== Feedback or comments on this article == == Feedback or comments on this article ==
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== External links == == External links ==
-* [http://yschulman.org/roundhouse/ Millerton round house], owners original website+* [http://yschulman.org/roundhouse/ Millerton round house], owners website
 +* [http://www.deltechomes.com/ecofriendly.php?gclid=CPWknryG9IsCFRK1Ygodp0CUag Green Building with Deltec Homes]
 +* [[Wikipedia:Millerton, New York]]
[[Category:Medium size home]] [[Category:Medium size home]]
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[[Category:Rural]] [[Category:Rural]]
[[Category:New construction]] [[Category:New construction]]
 +[[Category:Passive solar design]]
[[Category:Sustainable houses]] [[Category:Sustainable houses]]
[[Category:Protected]] [[Category:Protected]]

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Owners Yosh and Nili Schulman
Location Millerton, New York State
Country United States
Type New construction
House size Medium
Owner contact yosh @ yschulman . org


Summary of house features

  • Round Design
  • Solar passive design
  • Roof structure pitch to allow insulation to extend over exterior wall joint
  • Southern exposure used for passive solar heating
  • Solar photovoltaic panel array to generate 100%+ electricity needs
  • 2x6 walls, energy heel roof truss
  • Highest rated energy efficient Marvin Integrity windows, argon filled, low-e
  • Insulated Foundation System
  • 100% PVC free
  • 100% compact flurescent lighting fixtures
  • Reclaimed floor tiles, sinks, doors and shower basin
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Low flow shower heads
  • Copper piping throughout the house
  • Timers on outside lights
  • Each rooms is separate heating zone
  • Canister flourescent lighting
  • Reclaimed wood paneling scraps used for closet ceilings
  • Advanced framing techniques reduced framing wood need by 30%
  • Reclaimed carpet padding and carpet found on freecycle.net


Contents

[edit] Energy efficiency

The house is 60% more energy efficient than comparable homes

  • House electricity consumption averages 210KW/month
  • The average for NY is 705KW (data provided by Energy Information Administration (DOE))
  • Solar panels produce 450KW/month

[edit] Green building materials

  • Ultra Touch 100% Recycled Blue Jean Denim Insulation
  • Synthetic Gypsum Board (100% recycled from waste materials)
  • AFM Safecoat Non-toxic Biodegradable Paints
  • Trex composite decking (50% recycled plastic, 50% saw dust)
  • Terra Green recycled glass tiles
  • Timber Trek/Timber Pro UV waterbased natural stain
  • Poured Concrete Counters by CounterCultureConcrete.com
  • Locally grown and responsibly harvest pine floors
  • Reclaimed ABS Drain Vent pipe
  • FSC certified front and kitchen doors
  • FSC certified trim work baseboards
  • EnergyStar rated Boiler and indirect water heater
  • EnergyStar fans
  • EnergyStar programmable thermostats
  • Solatube sky tunnel
  • Asko dishwasher 285 KwH/year
  • Asko washer and dryer 189 KwH/year
  • Kenmore Refrigerator 392 KwH/year"

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