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Three-Dimensional Numerical Evaluation of Thermal Performance of Uninsulated Wall Assemblies
This study describes a detailed 3D computational fluid dynamics model that evaluates the thermal performance of uninsulated wall assemblies. It accounts for conduction through framing, convection, and   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Attic Retrofits Using Nail-Base Insulated Panels
This project developed and demonstrated a roof/attic energy retrofit solution using nail-base insulated panels for existing homes where traditional attic insulation approaches are not effective or fea   Details Bookmark & Share  
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Field Trial of a Low-Cost, Distributed Plug Load Monitoring System
Researchers have struggled to inventory and characterize the energy use profiles of the ever-growing category of so-called miscellaneous electric loads (MELs) because plug-load monitoring is cost-proh   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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Building America Best Practices Series: Volume 1; Builders and Buyers Handbook for Improving New Home Efficiency, Comfort, and Durability in the Hot and Humid Climate
This Building America Best Practices guide book is a resource to help builders large and small build high-quality, energy-efficient homes that achieve 30% energy savings in space conditioning and wate   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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