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1 The Hershbein Home EDSGN 100 David Eberly Caroline Platt Nichole Stoner Mike Suder

2 Table of Contents  Introduction  The Problem  Criteria and Restraints  Our Ideas  Our Solution  Conclusion

3 Introduction  House was visited, homeowners questioned  Goal: to make house more sustainable  Problems:  High water bill in summer  High electric bill in the winter  Need to reduce water and electricity bill in order to create a more sustainable home

4 Stakeholders  Homeowners  Design Team  Home Improvement Stores  Government Regulatory Agencies  Financing Agencies  Neighbors

5 Constraints  Budget  Keep current house and yard size  Current appliances and heating system  Public water  Public waste water  Electricity from WestPenn grid  Neighborhood codes  Local building codes

6 Specifications  Water  Shower  Drinking  Toilet  Energy Production  Heating  Cooking  Electricity  Cooling

7 Specifications  Safety  Communications  Falling  Security  Fire  Aesthetics/Comfort/Health  Storage  Living Space  Design of home

8 Ideas Considered  Windmill System  Solar Panel System  Grey Water  Drip Irrigation System

9 Evaluation: Windmill System  Cost: $4,340  Professional installation  Output 1000 watts  Minimum breeze of 3mph  No wind, no power  Guy wires needed

10 Solar Panel System  Cost $12,  Professional Installation  Connects to electric power grid

11 Grey Water  Cost Estimate: > $3,400  Professional Installation  Recycles water  Large tank required  Additional maintenance

12 Drip Irrigation  Estimated cost of $  Installed by design team  Water plants and grass around the house

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14 Pairwise Comparisons Criteria Aesthetically Pleasing Easy Installation DurableInexpensiveSafeEffectiveTotalsPercentage Aesthetically Pleasing 11/21/41/21/41/52.75% Easy Installation 211/31 1/44.99% Durable43131/31/ % Inexpensive211/311/41/34.99% Safe433411/ % Effective % Total %

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16 Our Solutions  Solar Panels  Savings of $1000 per year

17 Our Solutions  Drip Irrigation  Savings of $80.00 per year

18 Savings Budget$15, Solar Panels$12, Drip Irrigation$ Money Left Over $2, Current Cost Per Year Our SolutionSavings Water$166.00$86.00$80.00 Electricity$ $ $

19 Conclusion  Drip Irrigation System  Water lawn  Minimal effort  Reduced water bills  Solar Panels  Reduced electric bills  Increase value of home  Improves the sustainability of the house  Self-sustaining  Minimal up-keep

20 Questions?

21 References "AMERICAN VALVE 1" PVC True Union Ball Valve." Lowe"s. Lowe's, n.d. Web.. "Commercial." How Solar Works || Renewable Energy Solution Systems. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Aug Fisher, Sean. "Wasting Away in Traffic." TreeHugger. N.p., 19 Sept Web. 26 July Drip Irrigation Method. N.d. Photograph. Grow and Tell. Word Press. Web. 5 Aug Grey Water. N.d. Photograph. Enviroment Writer. Web. 5 Aug Grid-Tie Wind Turbine System. N.d. Photograph. Wind Energy 7. By WInd Energy 7. Web. 5 Aug "Grow And Tell." Self Watering Container «. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Aug "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., 29 July Web. 05 Aug

22 References "Home Solar 8.2 SMA Grid-tied Power System BPSMA8200." Home Solar 8.2 SMA Grid-tied Power System. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Aug Purely Solar Panel. "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug "Solar Energy for Homes." Home Solar Power Systems. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Aug "Pipe & Fittings Category | PVC Pipe, CPVC Pipe and Clear PVC Pipe. | U.S. Plastic Corp." Pipe & Fittings Category | PVC Pipe, CPVC Pipe and Clear PVC Pipe. | U.S. Plastic Corp. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Aug "Shipping Methods." Blue Stripe 1/2 In. X 500 Ft. Drip Tubing at The Home Depot. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Aug


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