Case Studies

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Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL,
CARB,
Steven Winter Associates
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Case study on a DOE Building America 2013 top innovation describing research by the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), a Building America research team led by Steven Winter Associates, on HVAC ducts located in vented attics that are encapsulated in foam and buried in attic...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL,
PHI,
HIRL,
BSC,
NorthernSTAR,
University of Minnesota
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Case study describing a DOE 2013 top innovation - best practices for the installation of rigid foam insulation on teh exterior of home roofs and walls as a thermal, air, and moisture barrier. Research was conducted by DOE Building America partners Home Innovation Research Labs, Building Science...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
ARBI,
CARB,
SWA,
FSEC,
BA-PIRC,
BSC,
IBACOS,
PHI,
HIRL,
PNNL
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Case study on a DOE 2013 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, Davis Energy Group, and...
Author(s)
BSC
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a building project in the cold and very-cold climate zones.
Author(s)
BSC
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study about a new construction project in Hilton Head, SC utilizing a whole-house performance approach.
Author(s)
Mallay
Organization(s)
HIRL
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Description
Report on heating and cooling air-distribution ducts that are insulated, installed close to the ceiling in a vented attic and covered with attic insulation to minimize energy loss.
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Seattle, WA, that scored HERS 34 without PV. This 2,000 ft2 system home has R-45 double-stud walls, an unvented flat roof with 2 inches of spray foam plus 18 inches blown cellulose, R-42 XPS under slab, triple-pane windows, and a ductless mini-split heat...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Herriman, UT, that scored HERS 40 without PV, -1 with PV. This 4,111 ft2 production home has R-23 advanced framed walls, and a vented attic with R-60 blown fiberglass.
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Phoenix AZ that scored HERS 58 without PV or HERS 38 with PV. This 1,700 ft2 affordable home has R-21 framed walls, a sealed closed-cell spray foamed attic, an air-source heat pump with forced air, and a solar combo system that provides PV, hot water...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Old Greenwich CT, that scored HERS 42 without PV or HERS 20 with PV. This 2,700 ft2 custom home has advanced framed walls with R-24 blown cellulose plus R-7.5 EPS rigid foam, membrane-coated OSB, a close-cell spray foamed attic, R-13 closed-cell spray...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Devens MA that scored HERS 35 without PV or HERS -37 with PV. This 2,508 ft2 custom home has R-46 double-stud walls with open–cell spray foam, a vented attic with R-67 blown cellulose, plus R-10 rigid XPS under the slab, R-20 closed-cell spray foam on...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Devens MA that scored HERS 34 without PV or HERS -21 with PV. This 3,168 ft2 custom home has R-46 double-stud walls, a vented attic with R-67 blown cellulose, plus R-10 rigid XPS under the slab, R-20 closed-cell spray foam on basement walls, triple-pane...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
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Description
Case study describing a 4,763 ft2 certified Passive House that achieved HERS 27 without PV through the construction of R-54 walls that use ICF plus fiberglass cavity insulation, an R-100 vented attic, extensive air sealing and flashing, triple-pane windows, ductless heat pumps, and solar hot water.