Inaugural Green Mechanical Awards 2009 – NMD 2nd Place Yoga Barn WT
BEST RESIDENTIAL SECOND PLACE JARRELL RESIDENCE West Tisbury, Mass. • Nelson Mechanical Design, Inc.
The use of a 5 kW wind turbine makes this residence/yoga studio a net zero project. Technologies applied include geothermal, a radiant floor system, indirect water heaters, and energy-saving controls. A horizontal, six-ton direct exchange geothermal field was selected to serve radiant space heating loads through a buffer tank. Domestic hot water is preheated using the geothermal heat pump through a flat plate heat exchanger with final heat provided by a plastic electric water heater.