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Case Studies

This library contains research reports produced by the Building America program and other building science resources used to support this Solution Center. The materials cover both new construction and existing homes. Use the search box and/or the filters to explore hundreds of residential building resources. Access to some references not produced by Building America may require purchase from the publisher. Documents are listed alphabetically. While we continually update our database, links may have changed since posting. Please contact our webmaster if you find broken links.

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

AquaZephyr built this 467-ft2 multifamily home in Ithaca, New York, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Carl Franklin Homes & Green Extreme Homes built this 1,108-ft2 affordable home in Garland, Texas, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Greenhill Contracting built this 4,190-ft2 production home in New Paltz, New York, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley built this 1,340-ft2 affordable home in Hickory, North Carolina, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota built this 1,290-ft2 affordable home in Venice, Florida, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Habitat for Humanity, Grand Traverse Region built this 1,352-ft2 affordable home in Traverse City, Michigan, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity built this 1,120-ft2 affordable home in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: September, 2016

Mandalay Homes built this 2,207-ft2 production home in Prescott, Arizona, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: September, 2016

Philgreen Construction built this 1,160-ft2 townhome in Fort Collins, Colorado, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: December, 2016

Sunroc Builders built this 1,407-ft2 affordable home in Lakeland, Florida, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): Gilbride, KA Cort
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: September, 2016

Thrive Home Builders built this 1,815-ft2  townhome in Denver, Colorado, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program. 

Author(s): KA Cort, Gilbride
Organization(s): PNNL
Publication Date: September, 2016

United Way of Long Island built this 1,890-ft2 affordable home in Deer Park, New York, to the high-performance requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program.