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Sustainable Design of Lankford Passive House

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 26, 2012 04:33 PM
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by esuryono last modified Jul 25, 2012

Lankford Passive House is claimed as the first passive house certified by PHIUS in Virginia. This sustainable architecture building  was designed by Giovanna Galfione-Cox and John Semmelhack. As a passive house, this green architecture building is completed with several sustainable features to achieve high sustainability and good energy efficiency. This sustainable building design covers three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms. It meets the [...]




 

 

Lankford Passive House is claimed as the first passive house certified by PHIUS in Virginia. This sustainable architecture building  was designed by Giovanna Galfione-Cox and John Semmelhack. As a passive house, this green architecture building is completed with several sustainable features to achieve high sustainability and good energy efficiency.

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This sustainable building design covers three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms. It meets the airtightness requirement with 0.42 ACH at 50 Pascal. Some sustainable features are included, such as UltimateAir ERV, GE heat pump water heater, and a Mitsubishi mini-split heat pump with two indoor units. Energy star appliances are also used, providing good energy efficiency.

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The green construction were done by using several sustainable materials, such as triple-pane Serious Windows 725 Series, FSC-certified framing lumber and plywood, good insulation both on roof and walls,  locally-sourced slate, regionally-sourced red oak floors, water-based low-VOC finish, etc. The roof is white, helps to reflect the sun heat.

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This environmental green building is ready for sustainable energy from sun light. It is also completed with 1,100-gallon rainwater harvesting system to conserve water.

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