Case Studies

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Author(s)
PNNL
Organization(s)
PNNL,
BSC,
NREL
Publication Date
Description
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.
Author(s)
Mittereder,
Poerschke
Organization(s)
IBACOS
Publication Date
Description
This case study presents a cold-climate project that examines an alternative approach to ground source heat pump (GSHP) ground loop design. The innovative ground loop design is an attempt to reduce the installed cost of the ground loop heat exchange portion of the system by containing the entire...
Author(s)
Poerschke,
Beach,
Beggs
Organization(s)
IBACOS
Publication Date
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
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a building project in the cold and very-cold climate zones.
Author(s)
IBACOS
Organization(s)
IBACOS
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a stand-off furring strategy that minimizes the physical connections to each existing wall stud, uses spray foam to encapsulate existing siding materials (including lead paint), and creates a vented rain screen assembly to promote drying.