Accord, New York — Green Home For Sale
New Energy Efficient Custom Built Home Uses No Fuel Oil or Gas! Home built with ( ICF) Insulated Concrete Forms. Significantly lower costs to heat and cool. Home Solar Ready, with solar close to zero net energy. Home has mountain views.
- Energy Efficient Home
|Asking Price (USD)||$289,900.00|
|Annual Property Tax||$3,500.00|
|Annual Utility Cost||$1,800.00|
|Home Area||1426 sqft|
|Total Lot Size||2.29 acres|
Complete by 8/14
Architectural Style: Country
3 Bedrooms, 21/2 Tiled Bathrooms, Covered Porch 130 sq. ft., located on Dug Road in Accord, NY. Some of its features are a 18 seer highly efficient air-to-air heat pumps to provide heating and cooling, Wood-siding, hardwood flooring thru out the first floor, a luxury kitchen with granite countertops, energy-star stainless steel appliances and custom cabinets. Bathrooms with granite countertops, tiled bath and 2 carpeted bedrooms upstairs. An unfinished basement that can be converted into a family/game room, a large wooded yard, porch and a driveway on a quaint country road.
This model has an exterior gallery over two façades and an arched window with a cathedral ceiling in the living room. On the main level a foyer at the service entrance, a bathroom with a laundry closet, a good sized bedroom with private bathroom and an entirely open activities sector. On the upper level, the stairs rise into a mezzanine where it would be possible to convert into a den or bedroom following your needs, a third bathroom and a bedroom. Option For Solar Panels ($14,000 Additional) will bring the house to close to zero net energy. (very low electric bill)
There are no true comparisons between the two. Both ICF and traditional methods of construction perform the same requirements for most structures, but ICF performance criteria are significantly greater than traditional methods.
• Insulated Concrete Forms reduces drafts and keeps a more even temperature throughout the house. This can cut heating and cooling bills by an estimated 44% less energy to heat and 32% less energy to cool than comparable wood-frame houses. Concrete is unquestionably one of the most durable building products available. Concrete homes have withstood fires, rains, floods, and hurricane-force winds with minimal or no structural damage.
• Homes built with insulated concrete walls can reduce the amount of external noise entering the house by as much as two-thirds.
• USES NO HEATING OIL OR GAS
• highly wind resistant
• fire rated masonary (insurance decreased in aproximately in half)
• strength is permanent
• will not rot or decay
• resistant to termites and rodents
• impact resistant
• no maintenance requirements
• enhances steady temperatures
• low maintenance structure
• design versatility
• quick (depending on house plans)
What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?
The ICF construction, Insulated Concrete Forms are proven energy efficient products that have been well documented to significantly reduce heating and cooling loads in buildings. What features and benefits do ICF construction have that typical construction methods lack?
Energy & Health Related:
High performance R-values
Permanent performance no downgrading over time
Significantly lower costs to heat and cool
No air infiltration means no dust or allergens
No cavity walls for mold, mildew, bugs or rodents
No off-gassing of materials
High wind resistant
Fire rated assembly
Strength is permanent
Will not rot or decay
Resistant to termites (the concrete)
No maintenance requirements
Enhances steady temperatures
Peace of mind during inclement weather events
Low maintenance structure
Home owners insurance approximately half the price
Close to zero net energy with solar panels
Home is Solar Ready, Solar Panels reduce remaining energy costs by 70%.
#20 Private Dug Road, Accord NY is a rural, country road in a safe neighborhood. This home offers you, your own peaceful privacy with its wooded mature trees and mountain views.
Great Location: 30 minutes from the New York State Thruway (I-87): Exit 18 (New Paltz), take 299 West thru New Paltz. Close to Minnewaska State Park, Mohonk Mountain House and Woodstock. Located 20 minutes from NYC Bus Lines or Taxis in New Paltz.
Roundout Valley Central School District
Small country community.
Home Type or Land
Single Family - Two Story
Location of Home or Land
Elevation of Home
|Agriculture in Area||No|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Conventional Heat Pump
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Home Energy Ratings
|Home Energy Rating System (HERS)||-|
|Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)||
Energy & Water
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Asphalt Composition Shingle
Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Garage / Car Port
|Garage / Carport||No|