Case Studies

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Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
PNNL
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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...
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Steven Winter Associates
Organization(s)
PNNL,
CARB,
SWA
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Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation on HVAC ducts located in vented attics that are encapsulated in foam and buried in attic insulation.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Building Science Corporation,
University of Minnesota
Organization(s)
PNNL,
PHI,
HIRL,
BSC,
NorthernSTAR
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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)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Organization(s)
PNNL,
LBNL
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Case study describing a DOE Building America Top Innovation about the use of high-performance furnace blowers for heating and cooling.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation,
Home Innovation Research Labs,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
IBACOS,
BSC,
PHI,
HIRL,
PNNL
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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
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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...
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
LBNL,
BSC,
FSEC,
WSU Energy Office,
Building Research Council,
Southface,
PNNL
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Description
Case study describing a DOE Building America 2014 Top Innovation on research that was instrumental in developing and gaining adoption of the ASHRAE 62.2 ventilation standard.
Author(s)
The Levy Partnership,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Organization(s)
ARIES,
PNNL
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Description
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.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Gas Technology Institute,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Organization(s)
LBNL,
PARR,
PNNL
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Description
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.
Author(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Building Media
Organization(s)
PNNL,
BARA
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Description
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.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a building project in the cold and very-cold climate zones.
Author(s)
Maryland Energy Administration,
Steven Winter Associates,
U.S. Department of Energy
Organization(s)
DOE,
SWA,
CARB
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Description
Case study describing a Chesapeake Habitat for Humanity rehabilitation project of five 2-story row houses into energy-efficient, affordable housing.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a construction project in Hilton Head, SC utilizing a whole-house performance approach.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a building project in the mixed-humid climate zone.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a new construction project designed to achieve an 87% reduction in source energy use when compared to the 2009 Building America Benchmark.
Author(s)
Building Science Corporation
Organization(s)
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a retrofit project designed to show that advanced energy goals could be met today in existing housing.
Author(s)
Theresa Gilbride,
Kohta Ueno
Organization(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
PNNL,
Building Science Corporation,
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a wall and window retrofit of a 1970s cedar-sided home in Bellingham WA that included adding 2 inches of cork insulation while replacing the existing cedar siding and replacing the double-pane windows with triple-pane windows.
Author(s)
Theresa Gilbride,
Kohta Ueno
Organization(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
PNNL,
Building Science Corporation,
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a wall and window retrofit of a 1940s home in Phoenix AZ that included adding 2 inches of rigid foam and new stucco siding and solar screens as part of a comprehensive retrofit of the concrete block home.
Author(s)
Theresa Gilbride,
Kohta Ueno
Organization(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
PNNL,
Building Science Corporation,
BSC
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Description
Case study describing a wall and window retrofit of a 1940s kit home in Kalamazoo MI that included adding 1 inch of rigid polyisocyanurate insulation and low-e storm windows while replacing vinyl siding on the home.
Author(s)
Theresa Gilbride,
Kohta Ueno
Organization(s)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
PNNL,
Building Science Corporation,
BSC
Publication Date
Description
Case study describing a wall and window retrofit of a 1950s bungaloo home in Jackson MS that included adding 1 inch of rigid XPS insulation while replacing aluminum siding with vinyl siding and replacing the original windows with triple-pane windows.