Doug Rye Model Home 2010
Home Owners: Bobby and Regina Clark, 310 CR 749, Jonesboro, Ar
Sponsored by Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation
This 1600 square foot new home was built by Koehn Builders of Jonesboro. This home feature many energy saving components and materials. The home is truly energy-efficient, meeting the energy standards of nationally known energy expert Doug Rye, and carries a Doug Rye guaranteed heating & cooling cost not to exceed an average of $47.00 a month for two years.
ENERGY SAVING FEATURES:
Heating & Cooling: Air Source Heat Pump
The home is heated and cooled with a 2-ton, Carrier air source heat pump with a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio(SEER) of 15.2 and a Heating Season Performance Factor(HSPF) of 8.7. The air source heat pump was installed by Nightingale Mechanical of Brookland, Arkansas.
Metal ductwork has been installed and sealed with mastic to insure proper air volume with minimal leakage to each room in the home. The supply and return ductwork is insulated with foil backed 2” duct wrap. The ductwork is sized to insure proper cubic feet of air output into each room. Supply air registers are located toward the outside walls, so the air washes the outside walls when the unit is operating.
This technique allows corners and T’s to be insulated.
Concrete slab insulated with 1 inch styrofoam perimeter insulation.
Blown Cellulose covers all wiring and plumbing in exterior wall, 2x6 walls, R-19.
Blown Cellulose insulation in attic, R-38.
Tech Shield, radiant barrier roof decking, can reduce attic temperatures up to 50 degrees. This is especially important when duct work is located in the attic.
Double Pane Windows, Low-E-Glass
Windows must be at least U Value of 0.30 or less and the SHGC of 0.30 or less.
Ridge vents with continuous soffit venting is required in a Doug Rye Home.
All electrical and plumbing penetrations, sill plate, all exterior doors and windows, all framing joints on exterior walls are sealed.
ICAT (Insulation Contact Air Tight) rated fixtures.
All water lines insulated under slab and in walls.
Stops air from entering through the sill plate.
Other Energy Efficient Techniques
-Cook top vents vented to exterior of home, not into attic or living space.
-Garage walls and ceiling insulated and insulated garage door
-Humidity sensing exhaust fans installed in bathrooms to remove excess moisture
-Return air is sized to two square feet for each ton of heating and cooling.
The energy efficient building techniques and products in the home were under the direction of Doug Rye & Associates and Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation. The home is being shown for educational purposes to demonstrate proper energy efficient building techniques, energy efficient space conditioning equipment and other quality energy efficient products that can be used to make your home more energy efficient.
Businesses contributing to construction
Builder is Dale Koehn, Koehn Builders, Jonesboro, Ar.
Air source heat pump and duct work installed by Nightingale Mechanical, Inc. Brookland, Ar.
Cellulose insulation and some foam sealant installed by PJ’s Insulation, Brookland, Ar.
Caulking and foam sealant by Bobby Clark, owner
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