Fairhope Green Home
Chatham Design Group
116 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, AL 36532
(NAHB) National Green Building Program - GOLD
Date Bid: Jan 2008 Construction Period: Apr 2008 to Oct
Total Square Feet: 4,613* Site: .35 acre.
Number of Buildings: Two.
Building Size: Detached garage, 528; first floor, 2,324; second
floor, 1,286; porches, 475; total, 4,613* square feet.
Building Height: Garage, 22’; first floor, 10’; second floor, 9’;
total, 34’10”. Basic Construction Type: New/Wood Frame.
Foundation: Slab-on-grade. Exterior Walls: Concrete
siding. Roof: Asphalt shingles. Floors: Wood. Interior
Walls: Wood stud drywall. Projected and/or Modeled Energy Usuage
KBTU/SF/yr: 64 HERS Index, Energy Star certified.
Structural Engineer: J. Martin Pitts, LLC - 116 Fairhope Avenue,
Fairhope, AL 36532
General Contractor: Jeremy Friedman, Kaloosa Builders - P.O. Box
1184, Fairhope, AL 36533
The first NAHB Green Certified home in Alabama under the National
Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Program',
the Fairhope Green Home is a stunning home with detached garage. The
home is Green Certified for Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation,
Indoor Air Quality, and Resource Efficiency.
The home designed by Chatham Home Planning and built by Jeremy Friedman,
a Certified Green Professional, includes exposed rafter tails, Cypress
board and batten siding with Cedar shake details. The home includes 5
bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a gourmet Thermador®
kitchen, luxury master suite, keeping room, outdoor kitchen and detached
garage with covered breeze way.
The Fairhope Green Home included energy saving features such as the ZIP
System roof and wall sheathing. The Zip System(R) roof and wall
sheathing by Huber Engineered Woods eliminates the need for housewrap
and felt. The ZIP system structural roof and wall panels also have
built-in protective barriers. When used with the ZIP System®
tape, the ZIP System Wall provides a code recognized, water resistive
barrier and air barrier for all-in-one for superior moisture protection
and enhanced energy efficiency.
The home was so successful it earned 439 points and a gold rating from
the NAHB National Green Building Program.
Additional Green Features:
Waterfurnace Geothermal Heating & Cooling
Spray Foam Insulation
Dual Flush Toilets & Low Flow Fixtures
Advanced Framing Techniques
Native Draught Tolerant Landscaping
Reclaimed Heat Pine Flooring
Reclaimed Pecan Mantel and Beams