26 Oct '12, 11am

HPB Case Study: Overview - Z6 House - #avlgb

Location: Santa Monica, CA Building type(s): Single-family residential New construction 2,480 ft2 (230 m2) Project scope: 2-story building Urban setting Completed August 2006 Rating: U.S. Green Building Council LEED for Homes v.1 --Level: Platinum The Z6 House is a single-family residence that was added to a multifamily-zoned lot with an existing duplex. It has four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The house serves as both a residence and a model home for a line of green, modular, single-family dwellings offered by the owner's business. The house is constructed of factory-built modules that were erected on the site-built foundation over a period of 13 hours; the structural slab-on-grade serves as the finish floor for the first level. A roof deck offers views and a green roof with vegetation native to southern California. Environmental Aspects A commitment to minimizing the project'...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/hpb/overview.cfm?projectid=8...

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