Steven Lefler
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My modular house

Started May 4, 2017 0 Replies

My house was recently featured. Here is my PGE 2015-2016 Annual Net Energy Metering contract "TIME OF USE" E-6 billing for one year of operation due and payable June 2016.…Continue

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Factory built Net Zero

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Lefler May 18, 2017. 3 Replies

The country’s first Zero Energy Ready manufactured home that is certified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is up and running in Russellville, Alabama.Check out the case study:…Continue

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RETON Fresh 80/98 ventilator

Started Sep 22, 2016 0 Replies

Has anyone tried this product without an (ERV or HRV) to supply fresh air to a residential house?Continue

 

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"Nice artist redition Here is a factory built house which is Net Zero similar size to your home located in Torrance, CA. Solar roof shingles, 880 square feet with operation costs of less than $300 per year for sewer, trash, water and Nat Gas…"
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"We are using local community banks to transition a blighted trailer park into Tiny House Village. In addition, City interested in providing funds for expansion for their affordable housing on our empty…"
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Steven Lefler replied to Steven Lefler's discussion Factory built Net Zero
"Eric, looks like a good product to improve the building envelope to PASSIVE levels. The housing industry is suffering from a labor shortage and not meeting the demand for affordable housing nationally. Here is a video I find entertaining on site…"
May 18, 2017
Eric Kjelshus replied to Steven Lefler's discussion Factory built Net Zero
"buildsmartna.com   is making Passive type  or could be net "O".    We just did a 7.5" sip panel with 2x4 stud wall inside for wires and pipes then dry pack fiber in stud wall.    blower door number before…"
May 18, 2017
Brad Cook replied to Steven Lefler's discussion Factory built Net Zero
"Although technically a "manufactured" home, the VERMOD company in Wilder, Vermont has been making NetZero ready one-story "modular" homes as replacements for old manufactured/mobile homes since 2013. Last year Vermont was the…"
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Steven Lefler replied to Martin Newmark's discussion What were R-value requirements of various code versions?
"Martin, Local building code R-Value building requirement knowledge is a challenge Here is what I know. HUD code homes since 1998 was by split into 3 Zones for the USA see attachment Insulation Manufactures would be your best resource. The R-Value…"
Jan 5, 2017
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No Solar Panels only a Solar Roof

Posted on December 4, 2015 at 1:48pm 5 Comments

Modular Lifestyles is innovating Factory Built Modular homes to be Net Zero reducing the on site contractors to promote sustainability. We are perfecting to achieve Net Zero operation using a controlled factory environment to build affordable green homes for less money than site built. It is a proven way to duplicate zero operating cost homes using proven results in a consistent building envelope manner in most climates.…

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At 11:56pm on October 7, 2015, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Steven,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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