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Energy Efficient from the Ground Up

An energy efficient house in Vermont uses SIPs, ICF, solar water, and radiant floor heating

In this overview of a new house, readers learn the keys to building a home that’s less expensive to heat and cool. The main elements are an insulated concrete form foundation, structural insulated panel walls and roof, and high-performance windows. A sidebar discusses the costs of super-efficient homes.

Energy Efficient From the Ground Up_FHB161.pdf

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