Recent St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles “GOLD” award winner for Green Home of the Year, this 2400 square foot bungalow was custom designed and built as a private residence for the Pocius family, and has been rated “SILVER” by LEED.
The plan of the home provides an open first floor with regard to the Dining room and Family room, An eating Kitchen with a breakfast nook, and a transitional room that can act as a first floor Master Bedrooom, or a first floor Home Office. The second floor provides a Laundry room, and three more bedrooms, including a Master Bedroom Suite.
Among the Green features of this home are :
2×6 walls with thorough caulk/seal package & R22 blown cellulose insulation
R12.5 Superior Walls, precast basement wall panels with R22 blown celllulose (R34.5 total insulation value)
Rigid foam under basement slab at the perimeter of the home
Icynene first floor and second floor band-boards
Dual speed, damper controlled high efficiency heating/cooling system
Thin Brick Veneer (manufactured in Kansas) and Hardie fiber cement siding
Energy Star appliances
Energy Star light fixtures
Low flow plumbing fixtures and toilets
Low VOC sealants and paint