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Performance and Costs of Ductless Heat Pumps in Marine-Climate High-Performance Homes—Habitat for Humanity The Woods
This final BA report focuses on the results of field testing, modeling, and monitoring of ductless mini-split heat pump hybrid heating systems in seven homes built and first occupied at various time   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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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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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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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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Business Metrics for High-Performance Homes: A Colorado Springs Case Study
The building industry needs to understand how energy ratings can impact homebuilders. Of interest is how energy efficiency may or may not have a positive impact on homebuilders’ business success. Focu   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study: Accelerating the Delivery of Home-Performance Upgrades Using a Synergistic Business Model
The Building America team NorthernSTAR investigated opportunities to use the massive customer networks of the home service industry as a means to connect homeowners to home-performance solutions. Home   Details Bookmark & Share
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Accelerating the Delivery of Home Performance Upgrades through a Synergistic Business Model
The NorthernSTAR BA partnership investigated a new model to deploy building science-guided performance solutions to homeowners.   Details Bookmark & Share
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Role of Solar Water Heating in Multifamily Zero Energy Homes
With support from the U.S. Department of Energy Building America Program, the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) worked with a developer in western Massachusetts to evaluate a SDHW s   Details Bookmark & Share
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Technology Solutions for New Homes Case Study: Multifamily Zero Energy Ready Home Analysis
AvalonBay Communities, which is a large multifamily developer, was developing a three-building complex in Elmsford, New York. The buildings were planned to be certified to the ENERGY STAR® Homes Versi   Details Bookmark & Share
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