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Structural Support of Windows in Walls with Continuous Insulation

Home Innovation Research Labs will establish performance criteria and conduct comprehensive testing to evaluate the structural performance of continuous insulation walls with windows of varying shapes and sizes, insulation thicknesses, and installation methods.

Program Information
Funding Organization: 
Department of Energy
Program Area: 
Residential Buildings Integration
Sub-Program: 
Building America
Project Manager: 
Eric Werling
Agreement Type: 
Funding Opportunity
Scope
Funded Performer: 
Home Innovation Research Labs, Inc.
Agreement Total: 
$400,000
Match Total: 
$100,000
Project Start Date: 
August 01, 2016
Project End Date: 
July 31, 2018
Project Details
Ongoing Initiative or Research Project: 
Research Project
Grid, Whole Building, or Technology: 
Technology
Technology Type: 
Enclosure
Sub-Technology Type: 
Enclosure - Walls
Building Type: 
Single Family
New or Existing: 
New
DR Focus?: 
No
Code/Standard Focus?: 
No
Locale
BA Climate Region: 
Mixed-Humid
IECC Climate Region: 
Zone 4
City: 
Upper Marlboro
State: 
Maryland