Millerton round house

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 +{| border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" style="border:1px solid #aaa; border-collapse:collapse"
 +|-
 +|| '''Owners''' || Yosh and Nili Schulman
 +|-
 +|| '''Location''' || Millerton, New York State
 +|-
 +|| '''Country''' || United States
 +|-
 +|| '''Type''' || New construction
 +|-
 +|| '''House size''' || Medium
 +|-
 +|| '''Owner contact''' || yosh @ yschulman . org
 +|-
 +|}
 +<br/>
 + 
 +<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
 +</big>
 +<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 ==
 + 
 +You can use the [[Greenlivingpedia:Community Portal|Community Portal]] for questions, feedback or observations relating to this article.
 + 
 +== 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]]
 + 
 +[[Category:Medium size home]]
 +[[Category:United States]]
 +[[Category:Rural]]
 +[[Category:New construction]]
 +[[Category:Passive solar design]]
 +[[Category:Sustainable houses]]
 +[[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"

[edit] Feedback or comments on this article

You can use the Community Portal for questions, feedback or observations relating to this article.

[edit] External links

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