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Author(s)
Home Innovation Research Labs
Organization(s)
HIRL
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Case study describing a zero energy ready home (ZERH) that was recently completed featuring an innovative wall system. This highly insulated (high-R) light-frame wall system, called the extended plate and beam (EP&B), is for use above grade in residential buildings.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Building Science Corporation,
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Organization(s)
PNNL,
BSC,
NREL
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Description
Case study describing a multi-family town home project constructed for the City of Aspen, Colorado, with assistance from the U.S. DOE Building America research team Building Science Corporation and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Author(s)
Colon,
Martin
Organization(s)
BA-PIRC,
Florida Solar Energy Center,
FSEC
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Case study describing a year-long evaluation on residential hot water heating systems in a laboratory environment, regarding the evaluation of two residential electric heat pump water heaters (HPWHs), a solar thermal system utilizing a polymer glazed absorber, and a high efficiency natural gas...
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study describing the performance of tankless water heaters, which can deliver large quantities of hot water under changing load conditions like storage water heaters, but without suffering the standby loss (tank heat loss) of storage water heaters.

Building America Comprehensive Energy Retrofit, Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study; SMUD's Fair Oaks Lab Home Remodel

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Case study describing Building America and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), working together to test a home's energy performance then making retrofits and analyzing the costs as well as the energy savings.