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Name projectClarum Homes - Vista Montana
Year2003-00-00 (Start operation date)
PV applicationInclined roof - mounted
PV power total300 kWp
LocationWatsonville, California
Latitude/Longitude36°54'59"N 121°46'18"W
SummaryVista Montana is one of many zero energy home (ZEH) developments by the Clarum Homes Development Company. It is the largest ZEH development in the US. Clarum made a commitment to ZEH in 1999 and introduced the Enviro-HomeTM in 2004. The program has also earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® seal, ConSol’s ComfortWise SM designation, and the California Building Industry Institute’s California Green Builder certification. In total in Vista Montana 177 single-family homes, 80 townhouses, and 132 apartments have been built with 1.2 to 2.4 kWp, and with a calculated energy yield of 1400 kWh/kWp.