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KEY PARAMETERS
Location Bessancourt, France (Seine River watershed)

Gross area 1,905 ft2 (177 m2)

Cost $377,900

Completed September 2009

Annual purchased energy use (based on simulation) 10 kBtu/ft2 (110 MJ/m2)

Annual carbon footprint (predicted).1 lbs. CO2/ft2 (.5 kg CO2/m2)

Program Bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, living room, and garage

 

Heating/Cooling Temp./Dew Points Precipitation

 

TEAM
Owner, architects, and interior designersKarawitz Architecture
Engineers Solares Bauen (thermo); DI Eisenhauer et Philippe Buchet (structural)

 

SOURCES
Structural system Finnforest Leno/Merk
Insulated panel/plastic Menuiseries Andre Optiwin
Photovoltaics Systaic
Waterproof membrane SIKA Sarnafil
Insulation ISOFLOC, cellulose
Heat recovery ventilation Genvex Combi185
Rain-proof membrane Ferrari Architecture Stamisol

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