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Expert Meeting Report: Cladding Attachment Over Exterior Insulation (BSC Report)
The addition of insulation to the exterior of buildings is an effective means of increasing the thermal resistance of both wood framed walls as well as mass masonry wall assemblies. The location of t   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Measured Performance of a Low Temperature Air Source Heat Pump
A 4-ton Low Temperature Heat Pump (LTHP) manufactured by Hallowell International was installed in a residence near New Haven, Connecticut and monitored over two winters of operation. After attending t   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Optimizing Hydronic System Performance in Residential Applications
Even though new homes constructed with hydronic heat comprise only 3% of the market (US Census Bureau 2009), of the 115 million existing homes in the United States, almost 14 million of those homes (1   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Measure Guideline: Steam System Balancing and Tuning for Multifamily Residential Buildings
This guideline provides building owners, professionals involved in multifamily audits, and contractors insights for improving the balance and tuning of steam systems. It provides readers an overview o   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Flexible Residential Test Facility: Impact of Infiltration and Ventilation on Measured Heating Season Energy and Moisture Levels
Two identical laboratory homes designed to model existing Florida building stock were sealed and tested to 2.5 ACH50. Then, one was made leaky with 70% leakage through the attic and 30% through window   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Spray Foam Exterior Insulation with Stand-Off Furring
IBACOS, in collaboration with GreenHomes America, was contracted by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to research exterior wall insulation solutions. This research investiga   Details Bookmark & Share
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Measure Guideline: Optimizing the Configuration of Flexible Duct Junction Boxes
This measure guideline offers additional recommendations to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system designers for optimizing flexible duct, constant-volume HVAC systems using junction   Details Bookmark & Share
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Existing Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Evaluating Energy Savings in All-Electric Public Housing in the Pacific Northwest
This project analyzes the cost effectiveness of energy-saving measures installed by a large public housing authority in Salishan, and evaluates those solutions to improve efficiency of affordable hous   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions Case Study: Ducts Sealing Using Injected Spray Sealant
In multifamily and attached buildings, traditional duct sealing methods are often impractical or costly and disruptive because of the difficulty in accessing leakage sites. In this project, the Raleig   Details Bookmark & Share
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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Design Strategy for a Hot-Humid Production Builder
Building Science Corporation (BSC) worked directly with the David Weekley Homes - Houston division to develop a cost-effective design for moving the HVAC system into conditioned space. In addition, BS   Details Bookmark & Share
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