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Heating and Cooling Equipment Selection. Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs (BTS) Technology Fact Sheet
This fact sheet helps people choose the correct equipment for heating and cooling to reduce initial costs, increase homeowner comfort, increase operating efficiency, and greatly reduce utility costs.   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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Retrofit of Blown Attic Insulation in Existing HUD-Code Manufactured Homes: Needs Assessment Report
This needs assessment was conducted by the Washington State University (WSU) Energy Program and Building Science Corporation (BSC), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Tec   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Better Duct Systems for Home Heating and Cooling; Building Technologies Program (Brochure)
Duct systems used in forced-air space-conditioning systems are a vital element in home energy efficiency. How well a system works makes a big difference in the cost and the effectiveness of heating an   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Right-Size Heating and Cooling Equipment
This fact sheet helps people choose the correct equipment size for heating and cooling to improve comfort and reduce costs, maintenance, and energy use.   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Retrofit of Blown Attic Insulation in Existing HUD-Code Manufactured Homes: Needs Assessment Report
This needs assessment was conducted by the Washington State University (WSU) Energy Program and Building Science Corporation (BSC), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Tec   Details Bookmark & Share
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Accelerated Stress Testing Results on Single-Channel and Multichannel Drivers: Final Report
Drivers used to operate light-emitting diode (LED) loads form an integral part of the solid-state lighting (SSL) system. While understanding of LED failure modes such as luminous flux depreciation and   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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