HOIF

HOIF

House of the Immediate Future (HOIF) is a prefab hybrid house designed for Habitat for Humanity for Seattle’s Next Fifty Celebration. The net-zero energy home features a ‘wet core’ built by Method that centralizes the homes electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, allowing for Habitat for Humanity volunteers to build around the core.

 

  • Model: Custom
  • Architect: The Miller Hull Partnership
  • Square Footage: 1,400 sqft
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Features
  • ENERGY STAR® certified home
  • Double Wall Construction with interlocking concrete
  • Heat pump system for radiant heat and domestic hot water
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV)
  • Prefabricated wet core
  • Triple pane windows
  • LED lighting
  • Future solar PV array will make the home need-zero
  • Low flow fixtures
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • BIB insulation with staggered 2 x 10 foot wall