Sealed crawl space

Sealed crawl space

A crawl space under a home that has been properly air-sealed to conserve energy.
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Marcus and Miriam site the sealed crawl space, metal roof and other renovations as a move to keep this already 80-year-old home going for at least another 100 years before renovations are needed.
Two of the homes already built have sealed crawl spaces; the others started with Superior Walls for their foundations (Superior Walls are pre-cast and insulated concrete wall panels).
Efficiency: Energy Star appliances, florescent bulbs, high efficiency water heaters, fifty year shingles, low flow faucets and showerheads, sealed crawl spaces, cellulose and icynene insulation, solar preheat for hot water
When you build or buy an Energy Star home, you have access to special financing options, allowing you to qualify for additional money to pay for performance related upgrades, such as non-toxic paints and finishes, sealed crawl spaces, upgraded cabinetry and countertops, whole house HEPA filters, and heat recovery ventilation machines that supply fresh air into the home.