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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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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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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: 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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Technology Solutions Case Study: Combustion Safety Simplified Test Protocol
Combustions safety is an important step in the process of upgrading homes for energy efficiency. There are several approaches used by field practitioners, but researchers have indicated that the test   Details Bookmark & Share
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Building America Research-to-Market Plan
This report presents the Building America Research-to-Market Plan (Plan), including the integrated Building America Technology-to-Market Roadmaps (Roadmaps) that will guide Building America’s research   Details Bookmark & Share
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