Pro Tour of Cold Climate Homes with Ductless and Ducted Minisplits

Lancaster, NH
Friday, November 20, 2015

Deep Energy RetrofitNESEA hosted a Pro Tour of two sustainable homes in Lancaster, NH! The tours of these two homes, one a Net Zero Home, the other a Deep Energy Retrofit, were led by Ben Southworth, who designed both projects, as well as builder Tom Southworth, project manager Matt Hammon, and home owners Imre Szauter and Fletcher Manley. The tour concluded with a reception and a Q&A session with Ben and architect Rick Renner on the topics of deep energy retrofit strategies and ducted vs. ductless minisplits.

CEUs: 2.5 AIA LU/HSW, 2.5 GBCI CEUs and certificates of participation are available

Member registration: $25 | Non-member registration: $35

Project Details

Site 1:

  • Deep Energy Retrofit
  • Superinsulation with salvage foam and blown fiberglass
  • Photovoltaics array provides 1/2 the annual energy use
  • Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery
  • Cool old timberframe!
  • Wood Stove and Ductless Minisplit for heat

Site 2:

  • Net Zero Home
  • Superinsulated Timberframe
  • 8.5 kW Photovoltaic array
  • Heat Pump Hot Water Tank and Heat Pump Dryer
  • Ducted Minisplit
  • Drainwater heat recovery

Thanks to our 2015 Pro Tour Series Sponsor!


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