ZERO ENERGY HOUSE IS ON TOUR MAY 2 Beautiful, affordable home showcases the latest technologies
Contact: Judi Friedman, 860-693-4813 A Killingly, Connecticut zero energy house will be open to the public on Saturday, May 2. Tours and seminars will be held at 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm. The 2,600-square-foot Net Zero Energy Challenge winner has 12-inch thick walls; solar panels; air source heating and cooling pumps; a heat pump water heater; an ICF foundation; triple glazed windows; ceiling and sub slab insulation; and constant fresh air ventilation. Other energy-saving features in this ideal retirement home include lighting from LED and compact fluorescent bulbs and energy-efficient appliances (Energy Star). The house has French drains (no gutters, no ice dams) and a permeable driveway. Electric cars will be on display. The tour/seminar is sponsored by People’s Action for Clean Energy (PACE), the only all-volunteer nonprofit public health organization in Connecticut devoted solely to clean energy education. Additional information will be available on ethanol fireplaces; combination solar hot water for a radiant floor and a solar heated pool; surplus energy for electric cars; affordable retirement homes and minisplit heat pumps. Reservations will be accepted in order of receipt for the May 2 tour, which will be held rain or shine.
The non-refundable tickets are $15.00 per person. To order tickets, go online to www.pace-cleanenergy.org and click on Events, indicating the choice of time for the tours and seminar. Tickets may also be ordered by sending $15.00 per person to PACE c/o Donna Grant, 128 Melrose Road, Broad Brook, CT 06016. Include the ticketholder’s name, phone number, address, email address and choice of time. For ticket information, call 860-623-5487. For tour information, call 860-693-4813
Contact : Judi Friedman
Phone : 860-693-4813
Address: Killingly, CT