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Newton Residence

Newton Residence FrontThis new residence in an outlying town of Boston achieves net-zero efficiency within a neighborhood context. The building form maximizes south facing roof area to allow for a roof mounted photovoltaic array and south facing glazing to optimize solar gain. The front gable roof houses solar domestic hot water panels on its south-east facing slope. A portion of the façade turns to address the street, preserving a formal and traditional street presence, and fitting within the context of the neighborhood. This beautiful, light-filled home offers connections to the outdoors. The house is super-insulated, with an R-20 basement, R-40 walls, R-5 windows and an R-60 roof. Heating and cooling are provided by an air-source heat pump system with energy recovery ventilators. The home is on track for LEED platinum status. Marvin Triple Pane windows and were chosen for their superior insulation and clad frame construction. Windows & doors were supplied by JB Sash and Door. Stained Rift & Quarter-Sawn Red Oak flooring installed by Design Wood Floors Inc. Interior finishes were provided by Van Millwork. Cabinetry was supplied by Crown Point Cabinetry. Architectural plans provided by Maclay Architects.
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