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.
Case study describing the performance of tankless water heaters, which can deliver large quantities of hot water under changing load conditions like storage water heaters, but without suffering the standby loss (tank heat loss) of storage water heaters.
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation on the Building America Solution Center, a website developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy Building America program to provide quick access to information on how to build and renovate homes to be...
Case study describing a DOE Building America 2013 Top Innovation community-scale project where solar water heaters generated enough hot water per year to recoup the cost of the system within 4 to 6 years.
Case study describing a 2013 DOE Building America Top Innovation on upgrading or replacing windows in existing homes, based on research by Building America research partner Building Science Corporation.
Case study describing a 2013 DOE Building America Top Innovation about construction of net-zero energy ready homes, by several builders working with various DOE Building America research partners including Steven Winter Associates, Building Science Corporation, Home Innovation Research Labs, IBACOS...
Case study describing a DOE Building America 2014 Top Innovation about the development and testing of a new attic insulation method for dense packing the shallow attic space in manufactured homes with blown fiberglass insulation based on research conducted by the Levy Partnership.
Case study describing a 2014 DOE Building America Top Innovation on development of a standardized testing method for testing the air leakage of HVAC air handlers and furnace cabinets developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Case study describing a DOE 2014 Top Innovation on research leading to use of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) software to auto-generate a fact-filled Green and Energy Efficiency Addendum intended for real estate appraisers.