Great Green Home | Row Homes at RidgeGate by Thrive Home Builders

Row Homes at RidgeGate by Thrive Home Builders, a high-performance multifamily unit in Denver, Colorado, was built to the performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program. Each 1,815-square-foot unit is estimated to have average utility costs of less than $45 a month from the combined energy-efficiency measures and a 2.6-kW solar electric generation system. Thrive Home Builders was awarded 'Grand Winner for Innovation in Multifamily Homes' from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Housing Innovation Awards. Click on the images below to read more about this home.

Key Features of this Great Green Home:

  • High-performance insulation system for enhanced quiet and comfort
  • Comprehensive draft protection
  • Fresh air system for cleaner, healthier indoor air
  • High-efficiency comfort system
  • High-efficiency appliances and advanced lighting technology for energy and water savings

The images and information in this gallery were provided by the U.S. Department of Energy. See more great green homes like this one at the DOE Tour of Zero.


Companies: U.S. Department of Energy

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