Case Studies

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Logue,
Turner,
Walker,
Singer
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LBNL
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Changing the air exchange rate of a home (the sum of the infiltration and mechanical ventilation airflow rates) affects the annual thermal conditioning energy. Large-scale changes to air exchange rates of the housing stock can significantly alter the residential sectorÕs energy consumption. However...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL,
BSC,
NREL
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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.
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BSC
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BSC
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Case study describing a building project in the cold and very-cold climate zones.
Author(s)
BSC
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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)
BSC
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BSC
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Description
Case study describing a building project in the mixed-humid climate zone.
Author(s)
BSC
Organization(s)
BSC
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Case study about a new construction project designed to achieve an 87% reduction in source energy use when compared to the 2009 Building America Benchmark.
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
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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
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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 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
Publication Date
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
Publication Date
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.