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New Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Technology Solutions for New Manufactured Homes, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Northwest Energy Works (NEW), the current Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Existing Whole-House Solutions Case Study: 56th and Walnut: A Philly Gut Rehab Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Load-bearing brick-masonry multifamily buildings are prevalent in urban areas across much of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic. In most instances, these buildings are uninsulated unless they have been re   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Product Thumbnail ImageBuilding America Best Practices Series Volume 14 - HVAC: A Guide for Contractors to Share with Homeowners
This guide, which is part of a series of Best Practices guides produced by DOE’s Building America program, describes ways homeowners can reduce their energy costs and improve the comfort, health, and   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Practical Residential Wall Systems: R-30 and Beyond
This paper focuses on three of the most practical high-performance wall systems to achieve whole-wall performance of R-30 or above.   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Airtightness Results of Roof-Only Air Sealing Strategies on 1 ½-Story Homes in Cold Climates
In this second study on solutions to ice dams in 1-1/2 story homes, the NorthernSTAR Building America Partnership team analyzed five test homes located in both cold and very cold climates for air leak   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Existing Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Pilot Demonstration of Phased Retrofits in Florida Homes - Central and South Florida Homes
In this pilot project, the Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction and Florida Power and Light are collaborating to retrofit a large number of homes using a phased approach   Details Bookmark & Share
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Achieving Challenge Home in Affordable Housing in the Hot-Humid Climate
The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC), one of the Building America research team leads, has partnered with two builders as they work through the Challenge Ho   Details Bookmark & Share
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SSL Demonstration: Architectural and Theatrical Lighting at the University of Florida
GATEWAY program report brief summarizing a demonstration of LED architectural and theatrical lighting in four spaces in the Nadine McGuire Theatre + Dance Pavilion at the University of Florida.   Details Bookmark & Share
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LED Lighting in a Performing Arts Building
At the University of Florida in Gainesville, the DOE Solid-State Lighting GATEWAY program evaluated LED architectural and theatrical lighting in four academic/performance-related spaces within the Nad   Details Bookmark & Share
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Balancing Hydronic Systems in Multifamily Buildings
In multifamily hydronic systems, temperature imbalance may be caused by undersized piping, improperly adjusted balancing valves, inefficient water temperature and flow levels, and owner/occupant inter   Details Bookmark & Share
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