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The Sustainability of Paar Residence

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 18, 2012 01:05 AM
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by esuryono last modified May 17, 2012

Paar Residence is a sustainable project created by Chandler Design-Build, an architecture firm in North Carolina. It was named  as Project of the Year in the Small Volume Single Family category of the 2012 National Green Building Awards. It has high sustainability both in energy and design. This eco construction was built by using panelized, double-stud wall system. This [...]




 

 

Paar Residence is a sustainable project created by Chandler Design-Build, an architecture firm in North Carolina. It was named  as Project of the Year in the Small Volume Single Family category of the 2012 National Green Building Awards. It has high sustainability both in energy and design.

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This eco construction was built by using panelized, double-stud wall system. This system will provide more cost effective construction, compared to SIP or ICF materials. Here, it can be seen that   the architect wanted to provide a green architecture, without sacrificing the beauty of the building, but still cost effective.

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Some sustainable features were applied, such as air-to-water heat pump, combined with radiant heat and water heater. Solar panels are used as alternative energy source. To provide good insulation, galvanized termite shield foam insulation clip and radon system  were cast into the edge of the concrete. The use of common cinder blocks were also allowed.

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This sustainable architecture building received Energy Star and the National Green Building Standard, ICC-700, just like the other products of the architect. Paar Residence, with its green architecture and its traditional look, becomes a good example of “mainstream green”

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