Hacienda Ja Ja

Over the past year, our highest utility bill for combined gas and electric in any month was for $85. This year the bills have been even lower. Every spring and fall we even have a negative electric bill for a few months.
A couple relocating to Alamo Heights, Texas, wanted to build a sustainable and energy-efficient home with simple, clean lines and ample windows. The couple recognized Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) zoning systems from Mitsubishi Electric as pioneering technology, and as the HVAC solution for their dream home. VRF contributed significantly to the home’s LEED® Platinum certification, and has continued to provide ample comfort and small energy bills. Download the PDF below to read more. You’ll hear from the owners and mechanical consultant/contractor, and see photos of the home and equipment.

Hacienda Ja Ja


Project Location: Alamo Heights, Texas
Completion Date: May 2010

Project Team

  • Architect: Lake | Flato Architects, San Antonio
  • LEED Consultant: Contects LLC., San Antonio
  • Mech. Consultant/Contractor: Southwest Mechanical Services, San Antonio
  • General Contractor: Truax Construction, Inc., San Antonio
  • HVAC Distributor: Paschal-Harper, San Antonio

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed:

  • (1) PUMY S-Series Outdoor Unit
  • (2) PDFY Ceiling-concealed (Ducted) Indoor Units
  • (1) PEFY Ceiling-concealed Indoor Unit
  • (1) PKFY Wall-mounted Indoor Unit
  • (1) PFFY Floor-standing Concealed Indoor Unit
  • (4) PAC Simple MA Remote Controllers
  • (1) PAR Deluxe MA Remote Controller
Product Category
Ductless Systems
Application
Home Residence
Completion Date
May, 2010
Location
Texas
Case Study Type
For Homeowners
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
footprint
leed®/green
new construction
sound
zoning

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