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Panella Residence - Vonore, Tennessee

  • Designed from the ground up to maximize energy efficiency, this residence combines the insulation properties of ICF with innovative “river loop” geothermal HVAC system which utilizes the nearby river as a thermal mass.
  • The home was designed from the beginning to leverage to logistical benefits of ICF since a special concern of both the homeowners and the builder was the environment impacts of materials transport.
  • Nudura ICF again proved to be very flexible and accommodating method of construction in a variety of conditions.


Location: Vonore, Tennessee
Type: Large Residential
Size: 5,998 sq ft.
ICF Use: 11,394 sq ft.
Cost: $1,700,000
Total Construction: 300 Days
ICF Installation Time: 25 Days


Owner: Undisclosed
General Contractor: Mike O’Hara
Form Distributor: Greg Birtsch
ICF Installer: Chuck parks
Architect: Scott Kinzy
ICF System: Nudura Inc.


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