One Thermocore customer had an Energy Star Home Evaluation. His home was 3,573 square feet, and is located near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The report showed an annual energy savings of $3,265 or $272 per month versus a traditional stick-frame house. That's money in your pocket every month that you can't get from traditional stick framing.
The panels paid for themselves entirely in 10 years.
|Mortgage Payment||$65.00/mo higher||Baseline|
|Energy Costs||$272.00/mo lower||Baseline|
Measures air tightness of a building.
|ACH @ 50 Pascals||0.55||0.55|
ACH stands for Air Changes per Hour - a measure of how much air exchanges (leaves) per hour. 50 Pascals is roughly equivalent to 20 MPH winds.
|ENERGY STAR||As Designed|
|Lighting & Appliances||33.1||40.9|
|Types of Emissions||Reduction|
|Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - tons/yr||10.7|
|Sulfur Dioxide (SOs) - lbs/yr||7.7|
|Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) - lbs/yr||27|
Energy Cost Savings ($/year)
|Lights & Appliances||$18|