Benker Residence


Quick Facts


Location <
Building Type S
Project Type Z
Basis of Performance Claim Modeled, Zero Energy Program,
Bedrooms 4
Conditioned Floor Area 3

Energy Summary

Energy Data Type Modeled,
Renewable Energy System Type(s) Photovoltaics, Geothermal,
Ratings <
Annual renewable energy generated

Envelope and Mechanicals

Subslab assembly <
Foundation wall assembly <
Above grade wall assembly <
Door Assembly
Air Changes per hour, ACH50 0
Front of Benker Residence Solar tracking PV array Back of Benker Residence Slab Insulation Spray Foam at Roof Rafters

Project Team:

Other Team Members:






Completion Date: <


Type of Construction New,
Number of buildings
Floor area of each building
Bedrooms 4
Stories 2
Conditioned Building Volume
Conditioned Floor Area 3

Location and Climate Details


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Location Type
Climate Region Z
Köppen Climate Type
Lat. / Long. P
Solar Insolation
Annual CDD and Base Temp |
Annual HDD and Base Temp |


Site Conditions:

Site Description:

Monthly Energy Data and Utilities

Energy Data Type: Modeled, Zero Energy Program,

Electric Utility:

Gas Utility:

Renewables and Energy Balance

Renewable Energy Sources:Renewable energy is generated within the building footprint (e.g. solar PV on the roof), Renewable energy is generated on-site but not on the building (e.g. wind turbine in the parking lot),

Renewable Energy System Description & Details: R

Annual renewable energy generated
Annual Renewable Energy Generated Data Type Modeled,
Power Rating 1
Renewable Energy System Type(s) Photovoltaics, Geothermal,
Source of Annual Production Data

Walls and Roof

Subslab assembly <
Subslab R-value 1
Slab edge assembly
Slab edge R-value 2
Foundation wall assembly <
Foundation wall R-value 2
Above grade wall assembly <
Above grade wall R-value 3
Cathedral ceiling assembly <
Cathedral ceiling R-value 5

Windows and Doors

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Door Assembly:

Average window U-factor 0
Door U-Factor
Door Area

Mechanical Systems

Space cooling - Manufacturer & Model 36k Vertical loop Waterfurnace 7-Series Geothermal System, 29.5 EER,
Space heating - Manufacturer & Model 36k Vertical loop Waterfurnace 7-Series Geothermal System, COP 4.4,
Domestic hot water - Manufacturer & Model D
Domestic hot water - capacity
Ventilation - Manufacturer & Model Venmar Eko ERV,
Lighting Manufacturer and Model 100% LED interior and exterior lighting ,
Lighting Efficiency
Mechanical Equipment Installation Details and Comments <


Air Changes per hour, ACH50 0
Air Changes per hour, CFM50 3

General Process

Design for Adaptability:

Software Tools

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Lessons Learned

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Rebates and Financial Incentives

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Local incentives
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