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Analyzing Design Heating Loads in Superinsulated Buildings
Designing a super insulated home has many benefits including improved comfort, reduced exterior noise penetration, lower energy bills, and the ability to withstand power and fuel outages under much mo   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Business Solutions Case Study: Marketing Zero Energy Homes: LifeStyle Homes, Melbourne, Florida
Building America research has shown that high-performance homes can potentially give builders an edge in the marketplace and can boost sales. But it doesn't happen automatically. It requires a tailore   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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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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Measure Guideline: Deep Energy Enclosure Retrofit for Double-Stud Walls
This Measure Guideline describes a deep energy enclosure retrofit (DEER) solution that provides insulation to the interior of the wall assembly with the use of a double stud wall. The guide describes   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Implementing a Zero Energy Ready Home Multifamily Project
An objective of this project was to gain a highly visible foothold for residential buildings built to the U.S. Department of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) specification that can be used to en   Details Bookmark & Share
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Measure Guideline: Deep Energy Enclosure Retrofit for Double-Stud Walls
This Measure Guideline describes a deep energy enclosure retrofit (DEER) solution that provides insulation to the interior of the wall assembly with the use of a double stud wall. The guide describes   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions Case Study: Hygrothermal Performance of a Double-Stud Cellulose Wall
Moisture problems within the building shell can be caused by a number of factors including excess interior moisture that is transported into the wall through air leakage and vapor drive, bulk water in   Details Bookmark & Share
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Business Solutions Case Study: Marketing Zero Energy Homes: LifeStyle Homes, Melbourne, Florida
Building America research has shown that high-performance homes can potentially give builders an edge in the marketplace and can boost sales. But it doesn't happen automatically. It requires a tailore   Details Bookmark & Share
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New Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Testing Ductless Heat Pumps in High-Performance Affordable Housing, the Woods at Golden Given - Tacoma, Washington
The Woods is a 30-home, high- performance, energy efficient sustainable community built by Habitat for Humanity (HFH). With Support from Tacoma Public Utilities, Washington State University (part of t   Details Bookmark & Share
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