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Measure Guideline: Deep Energy Enclosure Retrofit for Interior Insulation of Masonry Walls
This Measure Guideline describes a deep energy enclosure retrofit (DEER) solution for insulating mass masonry buildings from the interior. It describes the retrofit assembly, technical details, and in   Details Bookmark & Share  
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Montlake Modern - Seattle, Washington
This case study describes a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Seattle, WA, that scored HERS 42 without PV and a -1 with PV. This 3,192 ft2 custom home has 6-inch SIP walls, a 12-inch SIP roof, an R-28 ICF   Details Bookmark & Share  
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Leganza Residence - Greenbank, Washington
This case study describes a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Greenbank, Washington that scored HERS 37 without PV and a -5 with PV. This 1,955 ft2 custom home has 6.5-inch structural insulated panel (SIP   Details Bookmark & Share  
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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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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: Durable Interior Foundation Insulation Retrofits for Cold Climates, Cloquet, Minnesota
Thermal and moisture problems in existing basements create a unique challenge as the exterior face of the wall is not easily or inexpensively accessible. This approach by the NorthernSTAR Building Ame   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions Case Study: High-Performance Walls in Hot-Dry Climates
In this project,the Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI) team worked with builders in California to implement wall assemblies meeting a U-value lower than 0.050 Btu/h-ft2-°F. ARBI and i   Details Bookmark & Share
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Multifamily Envelope Leakage Model
The objective of the 2013 research project was to develop the model for predicting fully guarded test results (FGT), using unguarded test data and specific building features of apartment units. The mo   Details Bookmark & Share
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Community-Scale Attic Retrofit and Home Energy Upgrade Data Mining
Residential retrofit is an essential element of any comprehensive strategy for improving residential energy efficiency, yet remains a challenging proposition to sell to homeowners due to low levels of   Details Bookmark & Share
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Innovative Retrofit Insulation Strategies for Concrete Masonry Foundations
Basements in climates 6 and 7 can account for a fraction of a home's total heat loss when fully conditioned. Such foundations are a source of moisture, with convection in open block cavities redistrib   Details Bookmark & Share
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