Sixth Street Passive House

An image of the Sixth St. Passive House's interior.
The house is doing well. It’s right in line with my expectations. I’m very pleased with it.

Joey Conover and husband Jeff Erkelens built and now live in the Sixth St. Passive House in Charlottesville, Virginia. An M-Series multi-zone system from Mitsubishi Electric made the Passive House certification possible, and now helps the couple consume just one-fifth of the energy that their neighbors consume.  Download the PDF below to read more. You’ll hear from the homeowners/builders and energy consultant, and see a photo of the home.


Sixth St. Passive House


Project Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Completion Date: April 2009

Project Team

  • Owners, Builders: Joey Conover and Jeff Erkelens, Latitude 38, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Energy Consultant: John Semmelhack, Think Little, Charlottesville, Virginia

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (1) MXZ-3B30NA Outdoor Unit
  • (1) MSZ-A09NA Wall-mounted Indoor Unit
  • (1) MSZ-A12NA Wall-mounted Indoor Unit
  • (1) SEZ-KD09NA Horizontal-ducted Indoor Unit
Product Category
Ductless Systems
Application
Home Residence
Completion Date
April, 2009
Location
Virginia
Case Study Type
For Homeowners
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
leed®/green
passive house
zoning

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