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 Blown in Batt Insulation in walls Blown in Batt Insulation at ceiling Rainscreen under construction ERV

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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 |


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Site Description:

Monthly Energy Data and Utilities

Energy Data Type: Modeled, Zero Energy Program,

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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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