Past, Present, Future: Directions in Single-Family Energy Auditing and Retrofits
Round-robin energy audits and a building science stakeholder survey help to inform technical and policy discussions for single-family homes.
With the use of blower doors, weatherization programs have improved cost-effectiveness by prioritizing air sealing work, developing effective inspection procedures for determining if work was done properly, and assessing the impact of air sealing on indoor air quality and moisture problems. [continue reading]
The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not ...
Updated building standards, designed to get more energy savings from new and existing residential and nonresidential buildings, take effect July 1 ...