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Completed in April 2008, the ‘Twins’ are two single family homes that mirror each other in design and construction. Located in the heart of the Fishtown (Philadel- phia), the ‘Twins’ are the FIRST LEED GOLD Certified project in the City of Philadelphia and one of the first in the United States. LEED (Leadership in Energy and En- vironmental Design) is a rating system developed by the USGBC (United States Green Building Council) to grade the eco-conscious construction of a building project. The ‘Twins’ feature extensive ‘green’ building components. LEED-H GOLD Certified Energy Star Certified U.S. Federal Tax Credit Certified Third Party verification that each unit is a minimum 50% more efficient in heating, cooling, and domestic hot water energy usage as required by the U.S. Energy Policy Act Solar Thermal ready to provide heating and domestic hot water needs Planted ‘green’ roofs to decrease thermal heat gain, prolong roof life, assist in stormwater management, and provide planted and habitable rooftop gardens with views of center city Rainwater harvesting cisterns for irrigation of gardens Indoor air quality management Each unit includes a detailed Home Owner’s Manual outlining the specific features and systems that are offered in the home providing the owner a more healthy, comfortable, sustainable and efficient lifestyle Low flow faucets and fixtures Concrete containing a minimum of 25% recycled fly ash content Double pane, low E, argon insulated, thermally broken, alum. clad, wood windows/doors Grade 1 insulation package including foam sealing of all joints to minimize air infiltration Maximum use of sustainable framing materials including recycled steel and lumber Maximum use of locally sourced / manufactured materials Hydronic radiant in-floor heating system HRV (Heat Recovery Venthilation) system RUUD 14 SEER HVAC system Rheem AC condensing unit Takagi Insta-Hot water heater Insulated hot water supply pipes Low or no VOC (volatile organic compounds) emitting paints, adhesives, and sealants Construction waste management resulting in a reduction overall landfill material by 85% Located within two blocks of public transportation eco features: Private yards / gardens Private ‘green’ roofs / gardens Private outdoor decks Permeable hardscaping Drought tolerant landscaping Steel & Slate planters / trash receptacle Reserved E/V Parking garden / outdoor space: appliances / fixtures: MODULNOVA Italian designed kitchen Jenn Air oven and cooktop Jenn Air refrigerator – Energy Star Rated Fagor dishwasher – Energy Star Rated Fridgidaire washer/dryer – Energy Star Rated Jeld-Wen windows/doors – Energy Star Rated Grohe ‘low flow’ faucets In-Sink-Erator garbage disposal Plyboo Custom shoe rack/closet Slate tile enrty Ceramic tile bathrooms Glass & tile shower Plyboo Custom vanities Toto ‘dual flush’ toilets Kohler cast iron tub Honeywell programable thermostat BRK Electrics smoke/carbon monoxide detector sustainable urban living g the_twins PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL DIMENSIONS AND DETAILS ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO NORMAL CONSTRUCTION VARIANCES AND TOLERANCES www.LEEDPHILLY.COM

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Page 1: Berks Hewson Twins, Philadelphia

Completed in April 2008, the ‘Twins’ are two single family homes that mirror each other in design and construction. Located in the heart of the Fishtown (Philadel-phia), the ‘Twins’ are the FIRST LEED GOLD Certifi ed project in the City of Philadelphia and one of the fi rst in the United States. LEED (Leadership in Energy and En-vironmental Design) is a rating system developed by the USGBC (United States Green Building Council) to grade the eco-conscious construction of a building project. The ‘Twins’ feature extensive ‘green’ building components.

– LEED-H GOLD Certifi ed– Energy Star Certifi ed– U.S. Federal Tax Credit Certifi ed– Third Party verifi cation that each unit is a minimum 50% more effi cient in heating, cooling, and domestic hot water energy usage as required by the U.S. Energy Policy Act– Solar Thermal ready to provide heating and domestic hot water needs– Planted ‘green’ roofs to decrease thermal heat gain, prolong roof life, assist in stormwater management, and provide planted and habitable rooftop gardens with views of center city– Rainwater harvesting cisterns for irrigation of gardens– Indoor air quality management – Each unit includes a detailed Home Owner’s Manual outlining the specifi c features and systems that are offered in the home providing the owner a more healthy, comfortable, sustainable and effi cient lifestyle– Low fl ow faucets and fi xtures– Concrete containing a minimum of 25% recycled fl y ash content– Double pane, low E, argon insulated, thermally broken, alum. clad, wood windows/doors– Grade 1 insulation package including foam sealing of all joints to minimize air infi ltration– Maximum use of sustainable framing materials including recycled steel and lumber– Maximum use of locally sourced / manufactured materials– Hydronic radiant in-fl oor heating system– HRV (Heat Recovery Venthilation) system– RUUD 14 SEER HVAC system– Rheem AC condensing unit – Takagi Insta-Hot water heater– Insulated hot water supply pipes– Low or no VOC (volatile organic compounds) emitting paints, adhesives, and sealants– Construction waste management resulting in a reduction overall landfi ll material by 85%– Located within two blocks of public transportation

eco features:

– Private yards / gardens– Private ‘green’ roofs / gardens– Private outdoor decks– Permeable hardscaping– Drought tolerant landscaping– Steel & Slate planters / trash receptacle– Reserved E/V Parking

garden / outdoor space:

appliances / fi xtures:– MODULNOVA Italian designed kitchen – Jenn Air oven and cooktop – Jenn Air refrigerator – Energy Star Rated– Fagor dishwasher – Energy Star Rated– Fridgidaire washer/dryer – Energy Star Rated– Jeld-Wen windows/doors – Energy Star Rated– Grohe ‘low fl ow’ faucets– In-Sink-Erator garbage disposal– Plyboo Custom shoe rack/closet– Slate tile enrty– Ceramic tile bathrooms– Glass & tile shower– Plyboo Custom vanities– Toto ‘dual fl ush’ toilets– Kohler cast iron tub– Honeywell programable thermostat– BRK Electrics smoke/carbon monoxide detector

sustainable urban livinggthe_twins

PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL DIMENSIONS AND DETAILS ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO NORMAL CONSTRUCTION VARIANCES AND TOLERANCES

www.LEEDPHILLY.COM

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