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More about the NJ Engineering Family home: #Zenesis #Home #design Case Study: Zenesis House | Green Building Design

More about the NJ Engineering Family home: #Zenesis #Home #design Case Study: Zenesis House | Green Building Design

“When we calculated everything, it became clear that Foamglas was the only material I could use and still achieve all of the standards I had envisioned,” explains Raj Parikh, of Metropolitan Building Consulting Group. Case Study: Zenesis House Foamglas enables a LEED Platinum Passive House in New Jersey to reach zero energy DETAILS Location Paramus, NJ Program Renovation of a single-family residence Size 4,000 ft2 Completion 2014 (expected) Certification International Passive House Standard, LEED Platinum, Net Zero Energy, MBDC Cradle to Cradle (all expected) Climate Mesothermal Architect Erik Velez and Hitesh Parikh Passive House Consultant / General Contractor Asit Parikh Owner Raj Parikh Insulation Foamglas The home at 279 Henry Street in Paramus, New Jersey, started its life in 1949 as a 1,800-square-foot, rectangular residence. Sixty-five years later, its owner and en...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2014/29-foamglas/#.VqwV2uEwMTA.twi...

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