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Guide to Financing EnergySmart Schools
This guide addresses barriers to and methods of financing energy-efficient schools, and makes a business case for high-performance design.   Details Bookmark & Share  
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High Performance Building Details: Advanced Framing I
This fact sheet describe advanced framing techniques that can be structurally superior to standard framing, reduce materials and cost, and provide more space for insulation.   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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Technology Solutions Case Study: Evaluation of Passive Vents in New-Construction Multifamily Buildings
The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) conducted research to gain more insight into passive vents. Because passive vents are meant to operate in a general environment of negative apa   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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Technology Solutions Case Study: Field Testing an Unvented Roof with Fibrous Insulation and Tiles
This case study by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America research team Building Science Corporation is a test implementation of an unvented tile roof assembly in a hot-humid climate (Orland   Details Bookmark & Share
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Community-Wide Zero Energy Ready Home Standard
This report outlines the steps a developer can take when creating and implementing high performance standards such as the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) standards o   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions Case Study: Evaluation of Passive Vents in New-Construction Multifamily Buildings
The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) conducted research to gain more insight into passive vents. Because passive vents are meant to operate in a general environment of negative apa   Details Bookmark & Share
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Compact Buried Ducts in a Hot-Humid Climate House
A system of compact, buried ducts provides a high-performance and cost-effective solution for delivering conditioned air throughout the building. This report outlines research activities that are expe   Details Bookmark & Share
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Field Evaluation of Four Novel Roof Designs for Energy-Efficient Manufactured Homes
​A five-bay roof test structure was built, instrumented and monitored in an effort to determine through field testing and analysis the relative contributions of select technologies toward reducing ene   Details Bookmark & Share
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