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Acoustic Building Infiltration Measurement System (ABIMS)

Argonne National Laboratory will develop an acoustic method of measuring the infiltration of a building envelope. The method will enable infiltration measurement of all buildings, which could lead to decreased building energy use.

Program Information
Funding Organization: 
Department of Energy
Program Area: 
Emerging Technologies
Project Manager: 
Karma Sawyer
Agreement Type: 
Funding Opportunity
Scope
Funded Performer: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Partners (not funded): 
Illinois Institute of Technology
Agreement Total: 
$650,000
Match Total: 
$34,000
Project Start Date: 
September 30, 2013
Project End Date: 
June 29, 2016
Project Details
Ongoing Initiative or Research Project: 
Research Project
Grid, Whole Building, or Technology: 
Technology
Technology Type: 
Enclosure
Sub-Technology Type: 
Enclosure - Air Sealing
Building Type: 
Single Family, Multifamily, Commercial
New or Existing: 
New, Existing
DR Focus?: 
No
Code/Standard Focus?: 
No
Locale
City: 
Argonne
State: 
Illinois