NextGen Homes

Mitsubishi [Electric]’s hyper-heat feature was really important to us, giving us the ability to heat with a heat pump in negative temperatures. That meant we could increase the efficiency of the whole package, and eliminate auxiliary sources.

Prompted to create a more energy-efficient residential market in Chattanooga, Tennessee, local sustainability nonprofit green|spaces hosted a competition challenging participants to design a zero-energy, market-rate home. The winning design was adapted and built, and is now a 1,700-square-foot home – one of four NextGen homes planned. Tasked with achieving maximum energy efficiency while satisfying the demands of Chattanooga’s mixed-humid climate, participants had to select the home’s systems carefully. Ultimately, the winning entry featured Hyper-Heating INVERTER® (H2i®) technology from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric) Zoned Comfort Solutions™. Download the PDF to read moreYou’ll hear from the homeowners and the HVAC contractor and see photos.

NextGen Homes

Project Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Completion Date: April 2017

Project Team

  • Architect: Workshop: Architecture, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • HVAC Contractor: Conditionaire Company, Inc., Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Distributor: Partners Supply, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (2) MUZ M-Series Outdoor Units
  • (2) MSZ Wall-mounted Indoor Units
  • (1) PAC-US444CN-1 Thermostat Interface
Product Category
Ductless Systems
Application
Home Residence
Completion Date
April, 2017
Location
Tennessee
Case Study Type
For Homeowners
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
retrofit/historic restoration
zoning

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