NE NetZero Project

NE NetZero Project

NE NetZero – Green Features

Water Conservation


  • 6000 gallon Water Catchment system
  • Sub-Surface water infiltration system
  • Pre plumbed for Grey Water system
  • Efficient flow faucets
  • Dual flush toilets

Energy Efficiency


  • High Performance Serious Windows (Avg. U Value: 0.18)
  • Mitsubishi HVAC System that incorporates HRV
  • 6.25 KW PV System
  • Solar hot water system
  • Advanced Insulation package
  • 8” Dual Wall construction
  • Open cell foam insulation C:R61 W:R36 F:R38
  • HVAC 18.9 SEER Zoned mini-split heat pumps
  • LED and compact fluorescent lighting
  • Passive solar design

Sustainable Materials


  • FSC Wood for all framing
  • Sustainably Harvested Wood Flooring
  • 50%+ Post Consumer Recycled Metal Roofing
  • Fuze Countertops
  • 90% post consumer recycled SS Countertops
  • Locally sourced wood flooring (Zena Forest)
  • 25% Fly-Ash Content Foundation

Indoor Air Quality


  • No / Low VOC sealants and paint
  • Extensive hardwood floors (no carpet)
  • HRV
  • Central vacuum
  • Occupancy controlled bath fans
  • Radon mitigation system



  • NetZero
  • FSC Certified Wood
  • Earth Advantage Platinum Rating
  • Energy Star

By The Numbers

By The Numbers

1st – all time highest scoring Earth Advantage new home

6.5 KWPV System

1 – ACH @ 50 PA during final blower door test!

4 – number of separate heating and cooling zones

0.5 – Solar heat gain co-efficient for south windows


The People

PeopleOwner: Mike and Virginia Malone
Project Manager: Carson Benner
Interior Designer: Kismet Design
Architect: Debar Architecture

The Plaque

NetZero certified March 2014!

NZ plaque no street number