TC LEGEND WINS 2023 HOUSING INNOVATION (HIA) AWARD!
The U.S. Department of Energy is pleased to announce that the submission for the Samish Solar Home from Powerhouse Designs and TC Legend Homes has been selected as a 2023 Housing Innovation Award Winner!
This national award represents a significant achievement, recognizing the most impressive and advanced homes among leading DOE Zero Energy Ready Home builders. Our standard-setting leadership serves as an example of what every homebuyer in the nation should come to expect and demand from their home.
This Housing Innovation Award helps us celebrate our success in providing our customers with the best in energy efficiency, indoor air quality, comfort, and construction quality. Awardees this year are being recognized for innovative use of off-the-shelf technologies and strategies to achieve advanced performance; innovative use of leading-edge technologies and strategies to achieve advanced performance; market transformation through education efforts; and innovative implementation of decarbonization strategies.
We will find out more details come Awards Summit in October about which category we won!
Here are some quick stats on the house:
o Insulation: R-29 walls & R-59 ceiling
o PV: 10.8kW solar array with Enphase microinverters and battery ready
o Air Sealing: 0.27ACH
o HERS Index: -20
o Est. Annual Energy Cost Savings: $2432
o Certifications: DOE Zero Energy Ready Home certified, ENERGY STAR certified, EPA
Indoor airPLUS certified, anticipated Built Green 5-star certified
Find Out More About the HIA Awards Here