Performance Stats

Welcome to the Laurel View Log Homes Resources Page.  Here you will find information pertaining to the construction of the model home and other interesting information.

By now you are probably aware of LVLH's dedication to sustainability and energy efficient building.  This section will show just how enerfy efficient the model home is.  Below is listed the energy cost per month since moving in.  Note: A Vermont Castings Vigilant wood stove in the basement is providing heat for the entire 5,200 Sq Ft of heated space by heating the great room rock and mortar slab and also by convection.  Simply put, heat rises. 

All appliances in the house are electric with the exception of the cooktop and 7.4 gpm tankless water heater. 
  1. August 2007            $150 (Electricity consumption by construction crew)
  2. September 2007    $ 102.74
  3. October 2007          $ 74.97
  4. November 2007      $ 88.28
  5. December 2007     $107.22
  6. January 2008          $ 92.80
  7. February 2008        $ 80.57
  8. March 2008             $ 78.41
  9. April 2008                $ 69.85
  10. May 2008                 $115.39 (A/C running during record heat and swimming pool installed)
  11. June 2008                $152.10