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Field Performance of Inverter-Driven Heat Pumps in Cold Climates
CARB observed a wide range of operating efficiencies and outputs from site to site. Maximum capacities were found to be generally in line with manufacturer's claims as outdoor temperatures fell to -10   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Phased Retrofits in Existing Homes in Florida Phase II: Shallow Plus Retrofits
The BAPIRC team and Florida Power and Light (FPL) electric utility pursued a pilot phased energy-efficiency retrofit program in Florida by creating detailed data on the energy and economic performance   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Crawlspace Insulation
Fact sheet for homeowners and contractors on how to manage moisture in the crawlspace, insulate crawlspace walls, insulate underflooring, handle ventilation, and manage radon.   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Phased Retrofits in Existing Homes in Florida Phase I: Shallow and Deep Retrofits
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building America program, in collaboration with Florida Power and Light (FPL), conducted a phased residential energy-efficiency retrofit program. This research soug   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Multifamily Heat Pump Water Heater Evaluation
Although heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) have gained significant attention in recent years as a high efficiency electric water heating solution for single family homes, central HPWHs for commercial or   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Aerosol Envelope Sealing of New Residences
This project investigated the use of an aerosol-based sealing method to reduce air leakage of new homes in the United States. The process involves pressurizing the building while dispersing an aerosol   Details Bookmark & Share
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An Approach to High-Performance Affordable Housing Using Point-Source Space Conditioning
This project explored the use of minisplit ductless heat pumps in combination with small through-wall transfer fans to provide space conditioning in small single-story homes including manufactured hom   Details Bookmark & Share
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Smart Ventilation Controls Boost Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality
The average American household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy, and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) costs comprise nearly half of the bill. This is one reason why home buil   Details Bookmark & Share
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Extended Plate Wall System Expands Adoption of High-R Envelope Solutions
For decades, the residential building industry has worked to expand opportunities to increase the thermal resistance of walls. Multiple high-R wall construction methods have been developed, yet market   Details Bookmark & Share
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Novel, Simplified Air Delivery System Design Gets Commercialized
Typical air delivery systems require contractors to design systems that are complex, difficult to integrate into the framing and structural components of a home, and often do not meet the optimization   Details Bookmark & Share
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