23 Radford Hollow Rd, Berea, KY 40403

$284,000

  • The Sage Score is a measure of a home’s overall features.
    100+

    Energy Star


    Energy Star registered

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  • Property type : Single Family Home

  • beds: 3 bed

  • baths: 2 bath

  • Property size: 2200 sqft

  • Building year: 2006

  • Views: 236

  • Status: Inactive

  • Sage Score: 100+

  • SHAIR Score: 30 (Good)

  • Eco Features: Net Zero (grid-tied), Passive Designed, 2001-3000 sq ft (185.9-278.7 sq m), Heating/Cooling (passive solar), Solar 6+ kW, Geothermal, Geothermal Heat Pump (EER 15+), Grey or Rain Water Irrigation, Drought Tolerant or Native Plants, Electric $21-$50 per month, Organic Garden Food Production, Solar system, Cool Roof, Natural Parkland/Forested...

  • Utility Costs: Electric $21-$50 per month

Single Family Home for sale

Beautiful home with deep green features -- 5.4 kW solar electric, solar hot water, passive solar heating; geothermal HVAC; low-maintenance exterior; extensive organic garden beds and perennials, cisterns and pumps for watering, shed, greenhouse; mountain and farm views; 1/4 mi to lake. 3 bedroom, 2 bath; vaulted ceiling; all hardwood and tile floors. Virtual tour: https://greenhomeberea.wixsite.com/resilient-homestead

Overview

Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
2
Living area size:
2200
Lot Size:
3 acres
Building year:
2006
Foundation:
Crawl space
Number of Floors:
1
Furnished/Unfurnished:
Unfurnished
Property Features:
Fireplace, Balcony/deck, Other
Certification:
Energy Star, Energy Star registered
Eco Property Type:
Passive Designed, Net Zero (grid-tied)
Interior Finishes:
Zero VOC Paint, Eco-Friendly Interior Wood Materials, Little to No Off-Gassing Materials, No Tropical Wood Used, Low VOC Sealant & Adhesives, Pre-Finished Flooring
Lighting:
Exterior Energy Efficient Lights, Indoor Energy Efficient Lights, Indoor Dimmer Light Switches, Exterior Automatic Lighting Controls, No Exterior Landscaping Lights
Windows, Doors, Roof:
Cool Roof, Energy Efficient Windows (whole house), Roof Warranty (30+ years), Solar Shade Window Screens
Insulation & Sealing:
Insulation (R19+), Bio-Based Insulation Materials, Spray Foam Insulation, Cellulose Insulation, Weather Stripping for Doors and Windows, Attic Insulation (R25-R49), Insulation in Foundation Areas (R10+)
Construction:
Trombe Wall
Garages & Hardscape:
Permeable Material Patio or Driveway
Garages:
1
Landscape & Patio:
Drought Tolerant or Native Plants, Grey or Rain Water Irrigation, Water Efficient Irrigation, Established Garden, Recycled Deck Materials, Eco Garden (other), Organic Garden Food Production
Energy sources:
Solar system, Geothermal, Other, Solar 6+ kW, Owned Solar System, 100% Electric Powered Home
Solar kW:
5.4 kW with 2-axis tracking (est. 7.0 kW equiiv.)
Other Energy Sources:
Passive solar heat, solar hot water
Water Sources:
Rain Water Collection System
Water Efficiency:
Composting Toilets, Water efficient toilets, Other, Solar Water Heater with ENERGY STAR Backup Tank, Water efficient bathroom shower heads, Water Filter System
Solar System Financing Terms:
None; it's paid for
Appliances:
Microwave, Phone, Energy Star rated Clothes Washer, Energy Star Rated Appliances, Electric Stove, Energy Star rated Clothes Dryer:, Energy Star rated Refrigerator, Built-In Recycling Centre
Smart Technology:
Smart Security Camera, High-Speed Internet
Ventilation & Air Quality:
Attic Fans, Whole House Ventilation System (HRV/ERV), Ceiling Fans, ENERGY STAR rated, Bathrooms Vents, ENERGY STAR rated, Air Seal (garage), HVAC Air Filtration System
Heating/Cooling:
Heating/Cooling (passive solar), Other Heating/Cooling, Geothermal Heat Pump (EER 15+), HVAC ENERGY STAR rated, HVAC Installation by Certified Contractor, HVAC Equipment (not over-sized), Air Conditioning: Efficiency (SEER 15+), Variable Speed Blower
SHAIR Score Value:
30
Community:
Natural Parkland/Forested Protected Areas (less than 2 mi), Recreational Facilities, Community Gardens, Farmer's Market, Nearby Retail, Schools
Electric, Gas & Water Costs:
Electric $21-$50 per month
*Average Electric Utility Cost per Month:
$40/mo avg, varies across the four seasons
*Average Water & Sewer Cost per Month:
$14
Sage Score:
The Sage Score is a measure of a home’s overall features. 100+
Livability Categories:
Cost Savings. Features which reduce the maintenance & utility costs Cost Savings
,
Eco-friendly. Has a reduced impact on the environment Eco Friendly
,
Quality. Includes certifications, enhanced building techniques and materials. Quality
,
Comfort. Has features making the overall livability more desirable such as consistent temperatures and improved air quality. Comfort
,
Market resale potential. Has features often equated with a premium resale value Market Resale Potential
,
Healthy. Reduced contaminants and/or improved ventilation Healthy
,
Low-maintenance. Has longer lasting features and/or less frequent maintenance required Low Maintenance
,
Technology. Includes smart and automated features Technology
,
Community. Location consists of improved; commute, walkability, schools and/or amenities Community
,
Commute-friendly. Located near public transportation and/or commuting options Commute Friendly
Potential Benefits:
Energy Star
- Cost Savings of up to $250/yr from energy savings averaging 20%-30%.
- Health Benefits from improved indoor air quality when using high-performance filters.
- Eco Benefits of reduced greenhouse gases by 3,287 lbs/yr compared to a typical home.

Net Zero (grid-tied)
- Cost Savings of 100% on utilities as it costs $0 for grid-tied energy costs.

Passive Designed
- Cost Savings with reduced heating and cooling loads through energy-efficiency strategies, and then those reduced loads are met, in whole or part, with solar energy.

Trombe Wall
- Cost Savings of 20% in energy, typically.

Cool Roof
- Cost Savings of up to $31/yr in southern climates.
- Eco Benefits include reduced local air temperatures, energy usage, and emissions from power plant generated electricity.

Roof Warranty (30+ years)
- Cost Savings include a reduced frequency of roof replacements and repairs, even if the up-front cost is greater.
- Eco Benefits include fewer materials used as fewer repairs are needed.

Energy Efficient Windows (whole house)
- Cost Savings of 12% in energy, or $100-$274/yr.
- Eco Benefits include reduced energy usage which reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

Solar Shade Window Screens
- Eco Benefits of reduced solar heat gain, UV damage, and glare.

Insulation (R19+)
- Cost Savings vary, but energy costs are reduced.
- Eco Benefits include reduced significant heat loss through exterior walls.

Insulation in Foundation Areas (R10+)
- Cost Savings vary, but energy costs are reduced.
- Eco Benefits include saved energy, protected basement walls from environmental damage, and providing a drainage plane for water.

Bio-Based Insulation Materials
- Cost Savings of up to 20% better insulation, and reduced energy loss, than traditional materials.
- Eco Benefits include reducing the energy and CO2 emissions needed to create and transport traditional construction materials.

Spray Foam Insulation
- Cost Savings include reduced air leakage and its associated heating and cooling costs.
- Health Benefits inlude limiting the infiltration of allergens and pollutants.

Cellulose Insulation
- Cost Savings vary, but with its high thermal resistance, it is one of the most cost-effective.
- Eco Benefits include that it's one of the most environmentally friendly insulations available.

Attic Insulation (R25-R49)
- Cost Savings of about $600/year when increasing the attic insulation from R-11 to R-49.

Solar system
- Cost Savings of up to $750/year or $15000 over 20yrs on energy costs.
- Eco Benefits with reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Solar 6+ kW
- Cost Savings of up to 60% on energy costs.
- Eco Benefits of reduced greenhouse gas emissions associated with non-renewable energy.

Geothermal
- Cost Savings averaging 30% to 70% on heating, 20% to 50% on cooling, and potential savings of $400-$1500/year.
- Eco Benefit of geothermal power is that it is considered a form of renewable energy.

Indoor Energy Efficient Lights
- Cost Savings of up to $75/yr.

Indoor Dimmer Light Switches
- Eco Benefits include reduced energy consumption.

Exterior Automatic Lighting Controls
- Eco Benefits include reduced ongoing energy costs & reduced carbon footprint.

No Exterior Landscaping Lights
- Health Benefits of reduced stress caused by reducing inappropriate lighting.
- Eco Benefits include enhanced dark skies which aid nocturnal wildlife habitats.

Water Filter System
- Cost Savings of between $400-$700 on water bottles/yr for a family of 4.
- Health Benefits include filtering out unsafe chlorine and other unsafe chemicals from water.
- Eco Benefits include reduced numbers of water bottles in the landfill and in oceans.

Water efficient toilets
- Cost Savings averaging $110/yr.
- Eco Benefits like saving between 20%-60% in water use.

Composting Toilets
- Eco Benefit of saving 8,000 liters of water per person per year.

Solar Water Heater with ENERGY STAR Backup Tank
- Cost Savings of up to $280/yr and $5200 lifetime.

Rain Water Collection System
- Cost Savings of up to 40% in water consumption.
- Eco Benefits include reduced streambank erosion from stormwater runoff.

Heating/Cooling (passive solar)
- Cost Savings of up to a 50% reduction in heating costs.

Geothermal Heat Pump (EER 15+)
- Cost Savings average 20% to 45% in total energy used.
- Eco Benefits of decreased green house gas emissions of up to 44%.

HVAC ENERGY STAR rated
- Cost Savings of $36/yr for southern climates, $94/yr for northern climates.

Air Conditioning: Efficiency (SEER 15+)
- Cost Savings of $22/yr for southern US to $33/yr for northern US.

Variable Speed Blower
- Health Benefits of improved air quality.

HVAC Air Filtration System
- Health Benefits may include improved cardiovascular and respiratory health.

Ceiling Fans, ENERGY STAR rated
- Cost Savings of $60/lifetime as they are 40% more efficient than conventional fan/light units.

Bathrooms Vents, ENERGY STAR rated
- Cost Savings are significant due to 50% less energy used than standard models.

Whole House Ventilation System (HRV/ERV)
- Cost Savings with reduced heating and cooling costs.
- Health Benefits include minimizing outdoor pollutants, back drafting of combustion gases from fireplaces or appliances, and removing moisture and pollutants.

HVAC Air Filtration System
- Cost Savings from reduced HVAC equipments costs and on-going energy savings costs when added to a smaller HVAC system.

No Tropical Wood Used
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in the decline of the rainforest, the extinction of animal species, and climate change impacts.

Little to No Off-Gassing Materials
- Health Benefits include deterring associated health issues such as sore throats, headaches, allergy symptoms, respiratory problems, heart disease and cancer.

Eco-Friendly Interior Wood Materials
- Eco Benefits are that responsibly sourced hardwood comes from well-managed, sustainable forests, and recycled finishes reclaim waste materials.

Low VOC Sealant & Adhesives
- Health Benefits include reducing potential harm to the kidneys, liver and nervous system, reducing respiratory irritants, reproductive issues, nausea and headaches .

Zero VOC Paint
- Health Benefits include improved air quality by reducing off-gassing and associated harmful effects.

Pre-Finished Flooring
- Eco Benefits are that far less solid hardwood is used than typical wood floors.

Energy Star rated Clothes Dryer:
- Cost Savings of $200 lifetime.

Energy Star rated Clothes Washer
- Cost Savings of 25% in energy and 33% in water that can save $35/yr in utility costs.
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Star rated Refrigerator
- Cost Savings of up to 15% in energy that can save $270 over 5 years.
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to that of 870,000 vehicles.

Permeable Material Patio or Driveway
- Eco Benefits include supplemented ground water, and reduced stormwater runoff, pollutant concentrations, urban heat island affect, and need for de-icing salt.

Drought Tolerant or Native Plants
- Eco Benefits as little to no supplemental watering is needed.

Water Efficient Irrigation
- Eco Benefits like reduced water usage by 30% to 70%, compared to a conventional sprinkler system.

Recycled Deck Materials
- Eco Benefits include the reduced usage of raw materials.

Natural Parkland/Forested Protected Areas (less than 2 mi)
- Eco Benefits include improved air and water quality, increased biodiversity, and habitat protection, and reduced greenhouse gases (GHG), that are all inherent in a strategy that protects and preserves land.

Recreational Facilities
- Health Benefits of greatly improved physical health.

Community Gardens
- Health Benefits that allow greater access to nutritious food and strengthen community ties.
- Eco Benefits include promoting sustainable agriculture, reducing food transportation costs, reducing water runoff, and creating habitats to improve the local ecology.

Farmer's Market
- Health Benefits include eating seasonally available foods that are better for your body, according to some nutritionists and scientists.
- Eco Benefits include reducing the fossil fuels for shipping on refrigerated trucks and rail cars. As well, many operate in the open air and do not require electricity or heating compared to stores.

Air Seal (garage)
- Health Benefits include improved indoor air quality.

Weather Stripping for Doors and Windows
- Cost Savings of $42-$83/yr in energy costs.

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$284,000

  • The Sage Score is a measure of a home’s overall features.
    100+

    Energy Star

  • Cost Savings. Features which reduce the maintenance & utility costs
    Eco-friendly. Has a reduced impact on the environment
    Quality. Includes certifications, enhanced building techniques and materials.
    Comfort. Has features making the overall livability more desirable such as consistent temperatures and improved air quality.
    Market resale potential. Has features often equated with a premium resale value
    Healthy. Reduced contaminants and/or improved ventilation
    Low-maintenance. Has longer lasting features and/or less frequent maintenance required
    Technology. Includes smart and automated features
    Community. Location consists of improved; commute, walkability, schools and/or amenities
    Commute-friendly. Located near public transportation and/or commuting options
  • Tour this home
  • Property type : Single Family Home

  • beds: 3 bed

  • baths: 2 bath

  • Property size: 2200 sqft

  • Building year: 2006

  • Views: 236

  • Status: Inactive

  • Sage Score: 100+

  • SHAIR Score: 30 (Good)

  • Eco Features: Net Zero (grid-tied), Passive Designed, 2001-3000 sq ft (185.9-278.7 sq m), Heating/Cooling (passive solar), Solar 6+ kW, Geothermal, Geothermal Heat Pump (EER 15+), Grey or Rain Water Irrigation, Drought Tolerant or Native Plants, Electric $21-$50 per month, Organic Garden Food Production, Solar system, Cool Roof, Natural Parkland/Forested...

  • Utility Costs: Electric $21-$50 per month

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