Case Studies

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Author(s)
Colon,
Martin
Organization(s)
BA-PIRC
Publication Date
Description
The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) has completed a fourth year-long evaluation on residential hot water heating systems in a laboratory environment (east central Florida, hot-humid climate). This report contains a summary of research activities regarding the evaluation of two residential...
Author(s)
Colon,
Martin
Organization(s)
BA-PIRC
Publication Date
Description
The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) has completed a fourth year-long evaluation on residential hot water heating systems in a laboratory environment (east central Florida, hot-humid climate). This report contains a summary of research activities regarding the evaluation of two residential...
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 for buyer home in the hot-humid climate that used R-19 concrete block walls, 26.71 EER geothermal heat pump and R-21 spray foam attic to achieve a HERS score of 5 with PV and 60 without PV.
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning affordable home in the hot-humid climate that used an unvented attic with 5.5-inch R-20 polyurethane spray foam attic, CMU walls lined with .75-inch EPS, and 15.5 SEER ducted mini-split heat pump to achieve a...
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-humid climate that used concrete block walls, and a 15 SEER heat pump to achieve a HERS score of -8 with PV and 48 without PV.
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2016 Housing Innovation Award winning affordable home in the hot-humid climate that used foam-filled concrete block walld wrapped in 3⁄4” rigid foam, R-38 blown attic insulation and a 15 SEER central heat pump to achieve a HERS score of 48 without...
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 2018 Housing Innovation Award winning custom spec home in the hot-humid climate that used R-30 insulated concrete wall panels, an unvented attic with spray foam insulation, triple-pane windows, and a 20.5 SEER mini-split heat pump to achieve a...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2019 Housing Innovation Award winning custom spec home in the hot-humid climate that used 2x6 16-inch on-center advanced framed walls, 8-inch R-25 open-cell spray foam insulation under roof deck, and a 17-SEER central air-source heat pump to...
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study of a DOE Challenge Home in Winter Park FL that scored HERS 57 without PV or HERS -7 with PV. This 4,305 ft2 custom home has autoclaved aerated concrete walls, a sealed attic with R-20 spray foam, and ductless mini-split heat pumps.
Author(s)
DOE
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study about a builder in Texas that met the stringent requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge on over 779 homes in 2010.
Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study about family-run Treasure Homes, that achieved a HERS rating of 46 without PV on its prototype “Gem” home, located on the blustery shores of Lake Michigan in northern Indiana.