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Klopf Architecture Reflects an Eichler Sensibility in New Energy-Efficient Home

Klopf Architecture Reflects an Eichler Sensibility in New Energy-Efficient Home

Posted on 09. Jul, 2009 by .

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When I first ran the numbers on the new Title 24 project from Klopf Architecture, the numbers were so high – 50% over compliance – that I immediately assumed that I had made a mistake somewhere in the calculations. After an internal review, however, we realized that it really was one of the most efficient projects we had ever taken through the energy compliance process. How did they do it?
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Qualifying For Solar Incentives With NSHP – Case Study

Posted on 22. May, 2009 by .

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A principal in a local architectural firm approached us for T24 on a new house in Sonoma County that he was designing for himself and his partner. They needed Title 24 documents for their permit submittal, but beyond that, he wanted to qualify for solar rebate credits through California’s New Solar Homes Partnership Program (NSHP). He also wanted the house to be as “green” as possible, just because.

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