Hemsin House

Hemsin House

interior

interior

during construction

during construction

1143 Perry City Road / Hemsen House

Contact Name(s): Umit Sirt and Courtney Royal
Year Built: 2016
Area: 2,240 sqft
Architect / Designer: Ernie Bayles, Architect. Umit Sirt, Mechanical Engineer & Energy Consultant. Courtney Royal, Green Building consultant.
Builder: Umit Sirt and Courtney Royal, Builder/Owner. Michael and Kendall Carpenter, Construction Manager
Other Crew: Kent Garrison, Framing Crew; King Brothers, Concrete Specialist; Taitem Engineering, Solar PV installation.
Building Features: Zero Energy building, Energy Star-certified, LEED for Homes Platinum certification pending, Indoor AirPLUS certified, and WaterSense certification pending; R-45 exterior wall insulation with double-stud wall (R-15 continuous, R-30 cavity insulation), R-60 ceiling insulation, R-16 Slab insulation. Optimum window-to-wall ratio (WWR); mini-split air-source heat pump (single head, with backup electric baseboards in bedrooms); domestic hot water (DHW) air-source heat pump; 6.9kW roof-mounted solar array; daylighting through wedged wall around windows and highly reflective surfaces and paints; Energystar appliances, Ventless heat-pump dryer, moisture control exhaust ventilation, photosensor and motion controlled exterior lighting, LED fixtures with careful designed low lighting power density in interior, advanced wall-framing, low-VOC coatings, paints, sealants and adhesives throughout; local hardwoods (new and reclaimed); stormwater management via swales that feed on-site pond; 100% post-consumer recycled paper and petroleum-free resin kitchen countertops.

Last updated September 26, 2017