Case Studies

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Author(s)
Home Innovation Research Labs
Organization(s)
HIRL
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a zero energy ready home (ZERH) that was recently completed featuring an innovative wall system. This highly insulated (high-R) light-frame wall system, called the extended plate and beam (EP&B), is for use above grade in residential buildings.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Building Science Corporation,
University of Minnesota
Organization(s)
PNNL,
PHI,
HIRL,
BSC,
NorthernSTAR
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a 2013 DOE Building America Top Innovation for the installation of rigid foam insulation on the exterior of home roofs and walls as a thermal, air, and moisture barrier.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
IBACOS,
BSC,
PHI,
HIRL,
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation on quality management tools for builders, trades, and designers to help eliminate mistakes that would require high-cost rework.
Author(s)
Davis Energy Group,
Steven Winter Associates,
Florida Solar Energy Center,
Building Science Corporation,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
ARBI,
CARB,
SWA,
FSEC,
BA-PIRC,
BSC,
IBACOS,
PHI,
HIRL,
PNNL
Publication Date
Description
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...