Case Studies

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Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation on the Building America Solution Center, a website developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy Building America program to provide quick access to information on how to build and renovate homes to be...
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Steven Winter Associates
Organization(s)
PNNL,
CARB,
SWA
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Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation on HVAC ducts located in vented attics that are encapsulated in foam and buried in attic insulation.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Building Science Corporation,
University of Minnesota
Organization(s)
PNNL,
PHI,
HIRL,
BSC,
NorthernSTAR
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Description
Case study describing a 2013 DOE Building America Top Innovation for the installation of rigid foam insulation on the exterior of home roofs and walls as a thermal, air, and moisture barrier.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Organization(s)
PNNL,
LBNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation about the use of high-performance furnace blowers for heating and cooling.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
IBACOS,
BSC,
PHI,
HIRL,
PNNL
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Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation on quality management tools for builders, trades, and designers to help eliminate mistakes that would require high-cost rework.
Author(s)
Davis Energy Group,
Steven Winter Associates,
Florida Solar Energy Center,
Building Science Corporation,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
ARBI,
CARB,
SWA,
FSEC,
BA-PIRC,
BSC,
IBACOS,
PHI,
HIRL,
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a 2013 DOE Building America Top Innovation about construction of net-zero energy ready homes, by several builders working with various DOE Building America research partners including Steven Winter Associates, Building Science Corporation, Home Innovation Research Labs, IBACOS...
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
LBNL,
BSC,
FSEC,
WSU Energy Office,
Building Research Council,
Southface,
PNNL
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Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America 2014 Top Innovation on research that was instrumental in developing and gaining adoption of the ASHRAE 62.2 ventilation standard.
Author(s)
The Levy Partnership,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
ARIES,
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America 2014 Top Innovation about the development and testing of a new attic insulation method for dense packing the shallow attic space in manufactured homes with blown fiberglass insulation based on research conducted by the Levy Partnership.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Gas Technology Institute,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Organization(s)
LBNL,
PARR,
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a 2014 DOE Building America Top Innovation on development of a standardized testing method for testing the air leakage of HVAC air handlers and furnace cabinets developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Building Media
Organization(s)
PNNL,
BARA
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a DOE 2014 Top Innovation on research leading to use of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) software to auto-generate a fact-filled Green and Energy Efficiency Addendum intended for real estate appraisers.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
BSC
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a building project in Ohio.
Author(s)
Gas Technology Institute,
University of Minnesota
Organization(s)
NSTAR,
PARR,
NorthernSTAR
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a method for evaluating safe installation and operation of combustion appliances in homes undergoing energy efficiency upgrades where indoor air is used for combustion and venting.