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Concord Green Home

2011 EcoHome Design Award Winner

Key to the successful design were the homeowner priorities of family health, energy performance, and optimizing the walk-to-town construction site. To maintain health and air quality, the home features a fresh air ventilation system with energy recovery, a whole house HEPA filtration system, radiant & radiator heating distribution, and low/no VOC materials. The home’s energy performance focuses on passive heating/cooling techniques, natural daylighting, an improved building envelope, and efficient mechanical systems, collectively achieving overall energy performance of 50% better than code. To address the site opportunities, the home utilizes a footprint that maximizes southern exposure in the rear while still capturing the park view in the front.

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February 21, 2014
ycity wrote:
What stain was used for the knotty pine ceiling? - Thanks!
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Ceiling was not stained. Coating is simply a clear varnish. Thanks for your question.
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January 24, 2014
dajellybaby wrote:
Depth of porch including balustrading? Thanks!
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The depth is 5 feet.
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October 23, 2012
beachbell5 wrote:
Nice stain. not too light, not too orange..what is it?
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Check with your local lumberyards to find FSC certified options. Ipe is often one of them. Left untreated after installation, it can turn a nice silver/grey in 6-18 months.
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yes Thank you. I know my local lumber yards carry it but not WEATHERED , "it can turn a nice silver/grey in 6-18 months." but it will need sun exposure.
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March 10, 2012
mpat wrote:
what wood was used for the cieling and what are the railings made of? we love it all!
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Ceiling is knotty pine bead board, and railings are exterior grade standard painted wood railings.
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August 29, 2011
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lisa k. tharp - k. tharp design
Actually, it is ipe, left natural.

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blake paige
Thank you; that's what I suspected. It looks great.
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A front porch is a wonderful place to enjoy fresh air and the view of the green. It's also a great symbol of meeting everything the owners were looking for, which included "an in-town location that would enable a walking lifestyle and 'front porch' sense of community." In addition, they sought "excellent solar access, shade trees and breezes, in order to heat, cool and light the home as passively as possible." Finding such a lot across the street from the park was more than Kauffman Tharp had dared to hope for, and they think of it as their "water view." Horowitz was able to incorporate systems that keep the air healthy, such as a fresh air ventilation system with energy recovery and HEPA filter, mold prevention techniques, radiant and radiator heating (forced air circulates allergens while these methods do not), contamination controls during construction and using low/no VOC materials.
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