A Vision for New Construction
The Williston Passive Solar Home was constructed by Building Energy for a family desiring a highly efficient home. It received a 5+ Star Rating from ENERGY STAR and was the most efficient home in Vermont that has been rated. It is a 3,000 square foot home, complete with highly efficient insulation, energy recovery ventilation, ENERGY STAR appliances, propane-fired boiler, indirect hot water heater, and energy efficient lighting. The passive solar design incorporated overhang to shield the home from the sun in the summer. Its energy rating is 90.8.