Case Studies

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Author(s)
Hoeschele,
Seitzler
Organization(s)
ARBI
Publication Date
Description
Heat pump water heaters offer a significant opportunity to improve water heating performance for the over 40% of U.S. households that heat domestic hot water using electric resistance storage water heaters. Numerous field studies have also been completed documenting performance in a variety of...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL,
IBACOS,
BSC
Publication Date
Description
This case study about a DOE Building America 2013 Top Innovation features a community-scale project in Tucson, AZ, where solar water heaters generated enough hot water per year to recoup the cost of the system within 4 to 6 years.The homes were built by Pulte with technical assistance from DOE...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning custom spec home in the hot-dry climate that used R-31 blown fiberglass walls, R-58 blown fiberglass unvented attic insulation, and 19 SEER minisplit heat pumps to achieve a HERS score of -17 with PV and 44...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning production home in the mixed-dry climate that used 2x6 24-inch on-center walls, with R-17 spray foam in cavities + R-4 continuous rigid foam exterior, an unvented attic with R-25 open-cell foam insulation, and...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2017 Housing Innovation Award winning custom for buyer home in the hot-dry climate that used 2x6 16-inch on-center double-stud advanced framed walls, phase-changing insulation, 6-inch attic SIPs, and triple-pane windows to achieve a HERS score of...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2017 Housing Innovation Award winning production home in the mixed-dry climate that used 2x6 24-inch on-center advanced framed walls, R-25 open-cell foam unvented attic insulation, and a 17 SEER 2-stage heat pump to achieve a HERS score of 20 with...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2018 Housing Innovation Award winning affordable home in the hot-dry climate that used 2x6 and 2x4 24-inch on-center advanced framed walls, an unvented attic with R-25 open-cell spray foam, and a 16 SEER heat pump to achieve a HERS score of 49...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2018 Housing Innovation Award winning production home in the hot-dry climate that used 2x6 and 2x8 24-inch on-center advanced framed walls with R-15 open-cell spray foam + R-4 rigid foam sheathing, unvented attic with R-25 open-cell spray foam...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2019 Housing Innovation Award winning production home in the mixed-dry climate that used 2x6 24-inch on-center advanced framed walls with open-cell spray foam in stud bays + 1” EPS foam, an unvented attic with R-25 spray foam, a 17 SEER central...