Great Green Home | The Aspen by Charis Homes

Charis Homes built this 4,734-square-foot custom home in North Canton, Ohio, to the high performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Explore and read more about this home by clicking on the images below.

“The biggest reward of building to the DOE ZERH standards is the performance of the home and the satisfaction of the home owner, who is living in a healthier, more efficient home.”
– Glenna Wilson, Builder, Charis Homes

Project Data:

  • Layout:3 bdrm, 2 bath, 1 fl + bsmt, 4,734 ft2
  • Climate:IECC 5A, cold
  • Completed:September 2016
  • Category:Custom spec

Modeled Performance Data:

  • HERS Index:without PV 36
  • Projected Annual Energy Costs:without PV $2,050
  • Projected Annual Energy Cost Savings: (vs typical new homes) without PV $1,150
  • Annual Energy Savings: without PV 6,500 kWh, 125 MCF

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.



Topics: Building Green, GREAT GREEN HOMES

Companies: U.S. Department of Energy


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