Beautiful home in a great neighborhood with a 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, & rocking chair front porch. Eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinets and pantry. The kitchen opens up into a cozy living
Energy Efficient Home For Sale In Hickory NC
Wonderful and one of a kind home in NW Hickory built with energy efficiency, sustainability and self resilience in mind. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an updated interior and a functional exterior that takes advantage of nature to help provide heating and cooling. Some of the energy efficient upgrades include: Solar thermal panels to supply underfloor heating and hot water, thorough insulation in walls, subfloors and attic spaces, metal roof to provide reflectivity, new double pane windows, glassed veranda that provides an extra insulating envelope and many other features that can be provided separately. The sellers were able to use this home as a great sustainability project and they are able to produce much of their own food using raised beds, vines and fruit trees. Areas on 2nd floor are lower than 7 feet but it is finished to a high level and included in square footage.
Here is some additional features and improvements to the home that might not be readily apparent at first glance.
Electrical system re-wired
Fairly new custom kitchen with recycled composite counters and stainless appliances
Recently updated bathroom
Solar thermal panel installation to supply underfloor heat and domestic hot water
Wood stove to supplement in floor heating
New tile on main level to compliment underfloor heating
Insulated subfloor, blown insulation roof, walls and attic spaces
Metal roof with insulation under it to reflect summer heat
Double pane windows
Glassed veranda that creates a thermal envelope which can be shaded in summer
Upstairs set up with small efficiency area and updated bathroom.
Seller says electric bills averaged less than $30 per month when they lived there.
Extensive rain water collection tanks that help serve permaculture gardening for fruit and vegetables.
PRESS PLAY below to take a 3D Tour through the home.
This home was featured in a TEDx Hickory talk a few years ago and it describes what the sellers had in mind when they created this home. The information about the house begins at the 7 minute mark.
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