This super energy-efficient home was built in an urban in-fill site, where a condemned house previously stood.
Contact Name: Laurie Drinkwater
Address: 320 Center Street, Ithaca
Type of Building: Residence / Home
Year Built: 2013
Designers / Builders: Ironwood Builders (design consulting and building), Claudia Brenner (architect), Taitem Engineering (engineering), Cross Excavation (site work), King Brothers Concrete (slab), A-one Plumbing (plumbing), Terrapin Tile (tile), Rock Company (drywall), Austin Construction (roofing), Quality Seamless Gutters (gutters), Sparks (electric), Bruce Denmark (balancing heat pumps), Red Barn Cabinetry (kitchen cabinets)
Building Features: solar electric and hot water systems; air-source heat pumps; slab-on-grade foundation, minimizes amount of concrete used and creates easier detailing for energy-efficient construction; locally milled hemlock siding; clay paints; locally built cabinets; salvaged oak flooring from the house that was on the site originally; some salvaged plumbing fixtures
Last updated September 29, 2015