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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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Building America Guidance for Identifying and Overcoming Code, Standard, and Rating Method Barriers
This guidance document was prepared using the input from the meeting summarized in the draft CSI Roadmap to provide Building America research teams and partners with specific information and approache   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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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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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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Insulated Concrete Form Walls Integrated With Mechanical Systems in a Cold Climate Test House
Transitioning from standard light frame to a thermal mass wall system in a high performance home will require a higher level of design integration with the mechanical systems. The much higher mass in   Details Bookmark & Share
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Initial and Long-Term Movement of Cladding Installed Over Exterior Rigid Insulation
Changes in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) from 2009 to 2012 have resulted in the use of exterior rigid insulation becoming part of the prescriptive code requirements. With more juri   Details Bookmark & Share
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Existing Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Islip Housing Authority Energy Efficiency Turnover Protocols, Islip, New York
In this project, Building America team ARIES worked with two public housing authorities (PHA) to develop packages of energy efficiency retrofit measures the PHAs can cost effectively implement at the   Details Bookmark & Share
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Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications
With declining production costs and increasing technical capabilities, LED adoption has recently gained momentum in general illumination applications. This is a positive development for our energy inf   Details Bookmark & Share
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Solid-State Lighting R&D Manufacturing Roadmap, 2014
The 2014 DOE Solid-State Lighting R&D Manufacturing Roadmap provides a description of activities the Department plans to undertake to accelerate manufacturing improvements that reduce costs and enhanc   Details Bookmark & Share
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