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Climate-Specific Passive Building Standards
Passive design principles (super insulation, airtight envelopes, elimination of thermal bridges, etc.) - pioneered in North America in the 70s and 80s and refined in Europe in the 90s have proven to b   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Building America Best Practices Series: Volume 2; Builders and Buyers Handbook for Improving New Home Efficiency, Comfort, and Durability in the Hot-Dry and Mixed-Dry Climates
This guidebook is a resource to help builders large and small build high-quality, energy-efficient homes that achieve 30% energy savings in space conditioning and water heating in the hot-dry and mixe   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Strategy Guideline: Accurate Heating and Cooling Load Calculations
This guide presents the key criteria required to create accurate heating and cooling load calculations and offers examples of the implications when inaccurate adjustments are applied to the HVAC desig   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Strategy Guideline: HVAC Equipment Sizing
This guide describes the equipment selection of a split system air conditioner and furnace for an example house in Chicago, IL as well as a heat pump system for an example house in Orlando, FL. The re   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Residential Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Installation – Workshop Outcomes
DOE's Building Technologies Office works with researchers and industry partners to develop and deploy technologies that can substantially reduce energy consumption in residential and commercial buildi   Details Bookmark & Share  
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study HIA 2016: Thrive Home Builders, Hyland Village, Denver, CO
Case study of a DOE 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning production home in a cold climate that got a HERS 28 with PV, with 2x4 double-wall framing, an insulated basement, an R-50 vented attic, a cen   Details Bookmark & Share
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study HIA 2016: TC Legend Homes, 19th Ave., Bellingham, WA
Case study of a DOE 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning custom home in a marine climate that got a HERS -2 with PV, with SIPs taped at all exterior joints, an ICF foundation walls, and an air-to-wat   Details Bookmark & Share
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study HIA 2016: Sunroc Homes, Morton Road, Lakeland, FL
Case study of a DOE 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning affordable home in a hot humid climate that got a HERS 48 without PV, with foam-filled concrete block walls with exterior rigid foam, a vented   Details Bookmark & Share
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study HIA 2016: Revival Homes, Perkins Road, New Hartford, CT
Case study of a DOE 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning affordable home in a cold climate that got a HERS -12 with PV, with pre-cast concrete wall panels with exterior rigid foam, a SIPs attic, and   Details Bookmark & Share
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study HIA 2016: PepperTree Homes, Mad River Glen House, Waitsfield, VT
Case study of a DOE 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning custom home in a cold climate that got a HERS 18 with PV, with graphite enhanced SIPs walls and roof, ICF foundation, passive design, radiant   Details Bookmark & Share
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