Case study describing a Concord Cape Cod style home designed in August 2008 by architects and engineers at Building Science Corporation, who developed the drawing set and specifications for the high performance custom home in Concord, Massachusetts.
Case study describing a DOE Building America 2013 Top Innovation community-scale project where solar water heaters generated enough hot water per year to recoup the cost of the system within 4 to 6 years.
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.
Case study describing a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2014 Housing Innovation Award winner that scored HERS 45 without PV and 32 with PV and is the first home in the world to use a tri-generation system to supply electricity, heating, and cooling on site.
Case study poster describing 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...