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High Performance Building Details: Advanced Framing II
This fact sheet describes advanced framing techniques for two and three stud corners, T-intersection, and window header.   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes Case Study: Field Trial of an Aerosol-Based Enclosure Sealing Technology
This report presents the results from several demonstrations of a new method for sealing building envelope air leaks using an aerosol sealing process developed by the Western Cooling Efficiency Center   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Mockup Small-Diameter Air Distribution System
This report investigates the feasibility of using a home-run manifold small-diameter duct system to provide space conditioning air to individual thermal zones in a low-load home. This compact layout a   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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Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study: Demonstration House of Cold-Climate Solutions for Affordable Housing
​Single family homes in urban areas that are available for renovation by nonprofit developers are often in rough shape (1MM to 2MM nationally). Budgeting has historically focused on improving homes to   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes Case Study: Optimized Slab-on-Grade Foundation Insulation Retrofits
A more accurate assessment of SOG foundation insulation energy savings than traditionally possible is now feasible. This has been enabled by advances in whole building energy simulation with 3-dimensi   Details Bookmark & Share
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Mockup Small-Diameter Air Distribution System
This report investigates the feasibility of using a home-run manifold small-diameter duct system to provide space conditioning air to individual thermal zones in a low-load home. This compact layout a   Details Bookmark & Share
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Expert Meeting Report: HVAC Fault Detection, Diagnosis, and Repair/Replacement
The concept for the expert meeting described in this report was to bring together most of the stakeholders in the area of FDD, including academic researchers, manufacturers, educators, program manager   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes Case Study: Field Trial of an Aerosol-Based Enclosure Sealing Technology
This report presents the results from several demonstrations of a new method for sealing building envelope air leaks using an aerosol sealing process developed by the Western Cooling Efficiency Center   Details Bookmark & Share
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Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study: Demonstration House of Cold-Climate Solutions for Affordable Housing
​Single family homes in urban areas that are available for renovation by nonprofit developers are often in rough shape (1MM to 2MM nationally). Budgeting has historically focused on improving homes to   Details Bookmark & Share
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