2004, Northern Power System, Waitsfield, VT
Architect: Bast & Rood
General Contractor: DEW, Site Super-Kristin Fortin
Thermal Envelope Specialist: Murphy’s CELL-TECH, Responsible for Insulation and Air-Leakage Control
1st Place Best of the Best Commercial Construction at Eff. VT’s Better Building by Design
Murphy’s CELL-TECH was responsible for Insulation, and became responsible for Air-Leakage Control as construction progressed. NuWool Engineered Cellulose was used in the steel stud cavities. Foam board fastened to the exterior shell. Foam insulated panels were used in the roof. The Blower Door Test established the air-leakage rate to be 0.15 ACH at Natural, besting the specified goal of 0.35 ACH at Natural.