Millerton round house

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-|| '''Owners''' || Yosh and Nili Schulman+
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-|| '''Location''' || Millerton, New York State+
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-|| '''Country''' || United States+
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-|| '''Type''' || New construction+
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-|| '''House size''' || Medium+
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-|| '''Owner contact''' || yosh @ yschulman . org+
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-<big>'''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+
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-== 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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-==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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-== Feedback or comments on this article ==+
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-You can use the [[Greenlivingpedia:Community Portal|Community Portal]] for questions, feedback or observations relating to this article.+
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-== External links ==+
-* [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]]+
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-[[Category:Medium size home]]+
-[[Category:United States]]+
-[[Category:Rural]]+
-[[Category:New construction]]+
-[[Category:Passive solar design]]+
-[[Category:Sustainable houses]]+
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