The Italian-inspired, energy-efficient Proud Green Home of Louisville includes several energy efficient attributes included in its captivating Italian-inspired architecture by Clive Pohl of Lexington, Kentucky-based Pohl Rosa Pohl.
The builder, Sy Safi, will be seeking several certifications under various standards, including U.S. Green Building Council LEED for Homes, the National Association of Home Builder’s Green Building Standard, the Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready program and Passive House.
Among the many products and systems designed to create maximum efficiency are foam insulation in the footers and foundation, insulated concrete forms (ICFs), ZIP system sheathing and fiberglass foam spray. The tight environment requires a whole-house energy recovery ventilator (ERV) system to take care of indoor air quality.
In addition, a STEP Warmfloor low-voltage, AC/DC radiant heating system will provide energy-efficient, comfortable heating for key rooms of the house, another sustainable choice in the home’s design.
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/ Monica is President of Electro Plastics, Inc., manufacturer of STEP Warmfloor® heating systems: a patented, low-voltage, self-regulating flat and thin heater. Monica has been in the radiant heating industry for over 20 years. She was member of the Radiant Panel Association for 15 years, served on the RPA Board of Directors as chairperson of the Electric Committee and the Green Committee. Monica is also a member of the USGBC and has been involved in the design of LEED registered buildings.