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Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge 2012 Winner Are.

Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge 2012 Winner Are.

Ct Zero Energy Challenge 2012

 

 

The Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge is about designing and building a low to no energy use home. The challenge is in its third year with 8 participants competing for an overall winner to receive $10,000.

 

First Place Winner is in Harwinton, Ct. that is a “Passive House” design and built by Wolfworks Inc.  Along with winning 3 out of 4 categories in the contest this is the first house in CT to be officially certified by the International Passive House Association. The home had the lowest overall HERS index of -12 and achieve it at a cost to build of $169 per square foot.

 

Second Place Winner is in Old Greenwich, Ct.  that was built by owner/contractor Peter Fusaro of Preferred Builders Inc.  Along with this award the home has achieved the multiple recognitions:

  • Emerald in National Green Building Standard.
  • Platinum in LEED for Homes.
  • Energy Star Version 3 “HERS Score 20”.
  • EPA Indoor AirPlus.
  • EPA WaterSence.
  • DOE Challenge Home.
  • And The Home Builders Industry Awards “HOBIs” in Connecticut.
    • Best Green Energy Efficient Spec Home
    • Top Winner for Best Green Energy Efficient Home Overall.

 

Third Place Winner is the New Fairfield, Ct. home overlooking Candlewood Lake built by BPC Green Builders.  The 60 year home was sustainably demolished with the new modern style home sitting on the footprint of the original home and has achieved LEED Certification.

To read more on these homes and the Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge (ZEC) click here.

 

 

David Popoff is a certified “Green Homes Specialist” Realtor with William Pitt Sotheby’s in lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.

 

DMK Property Management llc a locally owned company serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Specializing in Residential Property Management that can custom tailor a program to fit the homeowners needs be it short term or long term from rental management to full estate management.

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E-mail DavidPopoffCT@hotmail.com

 

 

David Popoff
Connecticut Licensed Real Estate Broker
Realtor® Green
Seller Representative Specialist
Accredited Buyer Representative
candidate
LEED AP Homes

 

DMK Real Estate, Darien, CT.
Cell (203) 228-0646
DMKrealestate.com

 

 

 

DMK Realty, 06820 

 

 

 

 

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