Case Studies

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Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
PNNL,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Case study showing project and performance data and energy-efficiency measures for a DOE 2019 Housing Innovation Award winning home that was certified to the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home criteria.
Author(s)
Poerschke,
Beach,
Beggs
Organization(s)
IBACOS
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Description
IBACOS investigated the performance of a small-diameter high-velocity heat pump system compared to a conventional system in a new construction triplex townhouse. A ductless heat pump system also was installed for comparison, but the homebuyer backed out because of aesthetic concerns about that...
Author(s)
BSC
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
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)
BSC
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study about a retrofit project designed to show that advanced energy goals could be met today in existing housing.
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2020 Housing Innovation Award winning custom for buyer home in the cold climate that used triple-pane windows, a hydronic radiant floor heating system, an electric vehicle charging station, and 7.3kW of rooftop-mounted solar panels to achieve a...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2020 Housing Innovation Award winning attached home in the cold climate that used 2x6, 24-inch on-center walls and R-50 blown fiberglass attic insulation to achieve a HERS score of 29 with PV and 50 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 custom spec home in the cold climate that used 16-inch blown cellulose attic insulation and triple-pane windows to achieve a HERS score of 26 with PV and 36 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 custom for buyer home in the cold climate that used ICF walls and basement and R-50 blown cellulose attic insulation to achieve a HERS score of 31 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 custom for buyer home in the cold climate that used R-30 SIP walls, R-56 unvented attic, and 19.2 EER air-to-water heat pump to achieve a HERS score of 29 with PV and 45 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 mixed-humid climate that used 2x4 studs 24" o.c. staggered on 2x6 plates XPS wrapped walls, 20-inch R-60 blown cellulose vented attic, triple-pane windows to achieve a HERS score of 46...
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 cold climate that used R-42 double-wall with 2x6 24-inch on-center outer walls, R-70 22-inch blown fiberglass in the vented attic, triple-pane windows, and 26 SEER ductless mini...
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 cold climate that used 12-inch cavity dense-packed R-52 fiberglass wall insulation, R-60 to R-80 fiberglass dense packed roof, and a 26 SEER ductless mini-split heat pump to...
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 cold climate that used pre-cast concrete and steel walls, a R-45 12.25-inch SIP roof, triple-pane windows, and a 21 SEER ductless heat pump to achieve a HERS score of -12 with PV and 41...
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 cold climate that used R-41 double framed walls, R-50 blown fiberglass attic insulation, and a 16 SEER air conditioning system to achieve a HERS score of 28 with PV and 39 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 multifamily home in the cold climate that used R-40 double framed walls, R-50 blown fiberglass attic insulation and a 13 SEER air conditioning system to achieve a HERS score of 30 with PV and 50 without PV.
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 cold climate that used double 2x6, 16-inch on-center and 2x4 24-in. oc walls packed with spray foam and cellulose, 3-inch closed-cell spray foam roof sheathing, triple-paned...
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 spec home in the cold climate that used staggered stud 2x4 on 2x6 plate advanced framed walls dense packed wtih R-26 cellulose, 16 inches of R-60 blown cellulose attic insulation, an R-15 XPS insulated...
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2017 Housing Innovation Award winning affordable home in the cold climate that used 2x6 16-inch on-center exterior walls, 8-inch R-27 open-cell spray foam insulated sealed, unvented attic , R-10 insulated slab, and controlled LED lighting to...
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 spec home in the cold climate that used 2x6 walls with R-23 mineral wool, R-50 blown cellulose attic insulation, ICF foundation, and a 19 SEER air-conditioner to achieve a HERS score of 36 without PV.
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 cold climate that used 2x6, 24-inch, on-center advanced framed walls, R-50 blown fiberglass insulated attic, and two 16 SEER two-stage AC units to achieve a HERS score of 48...
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 cold climate that used 2x6 24-inch on-center advance-framed walls, R-60 blown fiberglass attic, and a 96.5% AFUE multi-stage gas furnace with ECM motor; to achieve a HERS score of 50...
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 cold climate that used R-23, 6.5-inch SIPs above grade walls, R-53 unvented attic, and 20.3 SEER ground-source heat pump to achieve a HERS score of 16 with PV and 35 without PV.
Author(s)
Gilbride
Organization(s)
DOE
Publication Date
Description
Case study poster about a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home 2017 Housing Innovation Award winning multifamily home in the cold climate that used R-41 double framed walls, R-50 blown fiberglass attic insulation, 15.5 SEER air conditioning system, and 6.2-kW solar PV to achieve a HERS score of 8 with PV 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 production home in the cold climate that used R-41 double framed walls, R-50 blown fiberglass attic insulation, 18.9 SEER air conditioning system, and 8.68-kW solar PV to achieve a HERS score of 4 with PV and...