1225 Rebel Hill Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428
|3 Beds||4 Baths||1,900 Sq Ft||1 Garages|
If you are a resource conscious person that has an interest in learning more about resilient, climate friendly housing, consider staying with us.
. Kitchen, living, dining, laundry / line drying , airlock and outdoor patio on the second floor.
. Two bedrooms on the third floor and one in the penthouse (fourth floor). Each bedroom has its own bathroom and individual controls for heating and air-conditioning.
. A purpose built Harry Potter nook with single bed located under the steps.
. Sauna and outside shower.
. A garage parking spot that accommodates a medium sized car.
. Plenty of outdoor parking.
. An option to add a first floor 200 square foot suite that includes a bedroom and full bath.
Climate friendly features in our 1225 house includes…
..Pensive, south facing architecture.
.. A “Malm” 300 gallon hot water heat farm that derives it’s energy from the sun.
.. A back-up instantaneous hot water system
.. Insulated concrete first floor structure.
.. Twelve inch double wall construction on the second and third floors.
.. An airlock / vestibule that helps the house stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
.. Triple glazed low E windows.
.. Dense packed insulation derived from recycled newspaper.
.. Recycled pavers deployed as a low carbon alternative for patio and walking paths.
.. Repurposed cherry cabinets and granite countertops salvaged from a “big dollar” home.
.. Decorative concrete on the first floor eliminating the need for carbon intensive floor finishes.
.. A ventilated low carbon indoor line drying room that is kind to your clothing.
.. Lots of Vitamin D spilling into the house via plenty of glazing. The yield, lots of salubrious day lighting into the house.
..For the areas of the home with low daylight exposure, we illuminate with tubular skylights.
..Translucent landings in our stairwell. With our “bullet proof” landings you’ll be getting a “sunlight bath” when heading up to the penthouse.
..A Vermaposting box rather than the standard energy / water consuming garbage disposal.
..Decorative concrete on our first floor and outside patio which minimizes the need for carbon intensive flooring.
..A 240 volt EV car charger.
..Robotic electric lawnmover that derives some of its electrons from the sun.
..Access to Zummo bike wheels so you can enjoy a low carbon activity on local bike trails.
.. Lots of salubrious sun lite.
.. Ventilation via Panasonic Whisper Green fans.
.. Outside Shower
.. Dry sauna for our residents in the 3 BR suite.
.. Grass for dog walking.
.. Bird feeders that invite feathered friends and their music.
.. Vegetable & flower gardens.
.. A tasty fresh water system that eliminates the need for single use plastic bottles.
.. Surface cleaning with effective, low carbon Hypocloric acid.
You’ll want to stay in our home if you…
.. Care about climate change and want to be part of the solution.
.. You want to get a feel for climate friendly living.
.. You plan on building a low carbon comfort home or are considering efficiency improvements for your existing home.
A few FAQ’s
How’s the parking?
What’s a Harry Potter room and why have one?
What is in place for Electric Car Charging?
Why use decorative concrete in the two first floor suites and the Harry Potter nook?
Why go natural furniture on the patio?
• It will hold up a lot longer than plastic furniture and
Is the neighborhood safe?
Why a recycled kitchen?
Where did the Wissahickon Schist for the retaining wall come from?
What happens when the house loses power.
What’s an European drying room
Whats the purpose of the outside shower
Why have a Sauna?
Why Radon Evacuation
How’s the Heating and Air conditioning work:
Can we garden?
How we’ll tackle garbage at Rebel Hill?
Tell us about the railing at the entrance to the house..
Can we get 15 to 20 minute tour /question and answer session from the fellow that built this home and a few of the others on Rebelhill.com?