Black River Overlook 2017-08-24T15:07:51+00:00

Project Description

PROJECT: Black River Overlook, Ludlow VT
Owner: Black River Housing Limited Partnership
Developer: Housing Vermont
Architect: S2 Architecture
General Contractor: Naylor & Breen

3 building, 22 apartments, 23,668 sq.ft.
Built 1995.
Oil boiler w/ DHW tank in each building
using 9,300 gallons (heat & hot water)

3E Thermal coordinated efficiency services with:
SEVCA Weatherization
Efficiency Vermont

Convert to central Pellet boiler for heat & hot water, with LP boiler backup.
Airseal & insulate Attics, Walls, Slab edge; add New Windows. Improve ventilation.
Rehab complete October 2015.

SAVINGS
FUEL COSTS: 16%
ENERGY USE: 50%
Air Leakage: 50%

POST-RETROFIT ENERGY USE METRICS (heat & hot water)
5.2 BTU/SF/HDD
45.9 kBTU/SF
$70 per Unit per Month
or 30 gallons oil per unit per month equivalent