PROJECT: Barre Street Apartments, Montpelier VT
Owner & Developer: Downstreet Housing & Community Development
Architect: Scott + Partners
General Contractor: DEW Corp
2 buildings, 20 apartments, 9,782 sq. ft.
Built about 1900.
Oil boiler with domestic hot water tank in each building,
solar hot water on one building,
using 5,570 gallons (heat & hot water) total
3E Thermal coordinated efficiency services with:
Upgrade one boiler. Add Solar DHW to other building.
Fully airseal & insulate Attics, Walls, and Foundation walls.
Improve ventilation. Replace windows.
FUEL COSTS: 45%
ENERGY USE: 47%
Air Leakage: 67%
POST-RETROFIT ENERGY USE METRICS (heat & hot water)
$52 per Unit per Month
or 12.3 gallons oil per unit per month equivalent