A private-entry efficiency apartment with a queen-sized bedroom, Harry Potter cupboard-under-the-stairs (twin), and futon.
Convenient access to
transit: SEPTA Regional Rail & Norristown High Speed
shopping, dining, and business districts: King of Prussia, Norristown, Conshohocken
universities: Villanova, Eastern, Cabrini, VFMAC
medicine: CHOP Specialty Care & Surgery Center, NBOME NCCST test site
This property is a pet project aimed at educating guests and neighbors on the present and future of low-carbon living, even in older structures.
The entire home was completely gutted and refurbished for comfortable living with maximum energy flexibility and smart water usage.
Super thick insulation for heat & sound
Energy efficient doors & windows
Radiant heat in decorative concrete
Efficient, comfortable ductless "mini split" air conditioning
All LED lighting
Electric vehicle charging station
No crummy 'low-flow' fixture gimmicks
Top quality water filter eliminates need for bottles
Hot water recirculator to reduce gray water wastage
Hand washing fixture drains gray water into toilet tank