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California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program < Back...

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California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State California Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Track 1: Fully Subscribed Track 2: Closed '''''Track 2 was closed in 2011. Track 1 incentives have been fully subscribed for all three program administrators and waitlists have been established. Contact the appropriate program administrator for up to date information on the status of Track 1. ''''' The California Solar Initiative (CSI) provides financial incentives to customers in investor-owned utility (IOU) territories of Pacific Gas and

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California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) Program California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Maximum Rebate 10,000 for fully subsidized systems No maximum stated for partially subsidized systems Program Info Start Date 7/1/2009 Expiration Date 12/31/2015 State California Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies depending on participant's income level and California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program eligibility. (see below) Provider GRID Alternatives The California Solar Initiative (CSI) provides financial incentives for installing solar technologies through a variety of smaller sub-programs. Of

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Decathletes Demonstrate Affordable Solar Housing | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Decathletes Demonstrate Affordable Solar Housing Decathletes Demonstrate Affordable Solar Housing Decathletes Demonstrate Affordable Solar Housing September 27, 2011 - 3:54pm Addthis Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology tied with Purdue University's INhome to win the Affordability Contest at the 2011 Solar Decathlon by building Empowerhouse for less than $230,000. | Courtesy of Empowerhouse. Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology tied with Purdue University's INhome to win the Affordability Contest at the 2011 Solar Decathlon by building Empowerhouse for less than $230,000. | Courtesy of Empowerhouse. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs

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California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

administrator for up to date information on the status of Track 1. ''''' The California Solar Initiative (CSI) provides financial incentives to customers in investor-owned...

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California Solar Initiative - Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Clean Energy Analysis Low Emission Development Strategies Oil & Gas Smart Grid Solar U.S. OpenLabs Utilities Water Wind Page Actions View form View source History View New...

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California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) Program California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) Program Eligibility...

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Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Appliances & Electronics Construction Design & Remodeling Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Solar Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider Housing Trust Fund The Washington State Department of Commerce created the Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard, a set of green building criteria that is required for any affordable housing project applying for state funds

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Affordability Contest  

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Affordability Contest Affordability Contest (100 points) The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability Contest encouraged teams to design and build affordable houses that combine energy-efficient construction and appliances with renewable energy systems. A professional estimator determined the construction cost of each house. Teams earned 100 points for achieving a target construction cost of $250,000 or less. A sliding point scale was then applied to houses with estimated construction costs between $250,001 and $599,999. Houses with estimated costs of $600,000 or more received zero points. The final results the Affordability Contest are shown in the graphic below. Roll over the graphic with your mouse to display scores and construction costs for each team

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Affordability  

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Affordability Affordability Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Affordability archive, sorted by date. Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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Affordable housing: Reducing the energy cost burden  

SciTech Connect

Residential energy expenditures are a key determinant of housing affordability, particularly for lower Income households. For years, federal, state and local governments and agencies have sought to defray energy expenses and Increase residential energy efficiency for low Income households through legislative and regulatory actions and programs. Nevertheless, household energy costs continue to place a major burden on lower Income families. This issue paper was written to help formulate national energy policy by providing the United States Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) with Information to help define the affordable housing issue; Identify major drivers, key factors, and primary stakeholders shaping the affordable housing issue; and review how responding to this Issue may impact EE`s goals and objectives and Influence the strategic direction of the office. Typically, housing affordability is an Issue associated with lower income households. This issue paper adopts this perspective, but it is important to note that reducing energy utility costs can make {open_quotes}better{close_quote} housing affordable to any household regardless of income. As energy efficiency is improved throughout all sectors of the economy, special consideration must be given to low income households. Of all households, low income households are burdened the most by residential energy costs; their residences often are the least energy-efficient and have the greatest potential for efficiency improvements, but the occupants have the fewest resources to dedicate to conservation measures. This paper begins with a definition of {open_quotes}affordability{close_quotes} as it pertains to total housing costs and summarizes several key statistics related to housing affordability and energy use by lower income households.

Lee, A.D.; Chin, R.I.; Marden, C.L.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Achieving Sustainable Construction in Affordable Housing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An energy-efficient design and construction checklist and information sheets on energy-efficient design and construction are two products being developed. These products will help affordable housing providers take the first steps toward a whole-house approach to the design and implementation of energy-efficient construction practices. The checklist presents simple and clear guidance on energy improvements that can be readily addressed now by most affordable housing providers. The information sheets complement the checklist by providing installation instructions and material specifications that are accompanied by detailed graphics. The information sheets also identify benefits of recommended energy-efficiency measures and procedures including cost savings and impacts on health and comfort. This paper presents details on the checklist and information sheets and discusses their use in two affordable housing projects.

Barcik, M.K.; Creech, D.B.; Ternes, M.P.

1998-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Community opposition to affordable housing : jamming the system  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis explores community opposition to affordable housing in the suburban communities of Massachusetts. In the twenty years since Chapter 774 was enacted, a significant amount of affordable housing has been developed. ...

Dash, Stuart David

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 September 27, 2011 - 10:20am Addthis Matt Hansen reviews each team’s design drawings and construction specifications to estimate the total construction cost of its house. (Credit: Alexis Power/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Matt Hansen reviews each team's design drawings and construction specifications to estimate the total construction cost of its house. (Credit: Alexis Power/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Alexis Powers EDITOR'S NOTE: Originally posted on the Solar Decathlon News Blog on September 26, 2011. The big buzz word in Washington, D.C., these days is budget. In the solar village at West Potomac Park, cost savings are top of mind for the

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Affordable Cold Climate Infill Housing with Hybrid Insulation...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

with Hybrid Insulation Approach Affordable Cold Climate Infill Housing with Hybrid Insulation Approach, Wyandotte, Michigan (Fact Sheet), Building America Case Study:...

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Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Appliances & Electronics Construction Design & Remodeling Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Varies based on housing type and size Program Info Start Date 05/19/2006 Expiration Date 12/12/2015 State Illinois Program Type State Grant Program Rebate Amount Varies based on housing type and size Provider Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) provides grants

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Development of Basic Housing Systems for Maximum Affordability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ability to provide safe, habitable, comfortable housing for very low income residents within the target budget of $10,000 presents unique design and construction challenges. However, a number of preliminary conclusions have been inferred as being important concepts relative to the study of affordable housing. The term affordable housing can have many meanings and research is needed to define this explicitly. As it is most often used, affordable housing refers to an economic relationship between the price of housing, household income and current interest rates available from a lending institution. There is no direct relationship between architectural style, construction technology or user needs and the concept of affordability. For any home to be affordable, the home owner must balance the combination of housing needs and desires within the limits of an actual budget. There are many misconceptions that affordable housing must be defined as housing for those who cannot afford the free-market price. The concept of affordable housing must also include a component that recognizes the quality of the housing as an important element of the design and construction. In addition, responses to local climate impacts are necessary and are always part of a regional expression of architectural design. By using careful planning and design it may be possible to construct a limited dwelling unit today for a sum of approximately $10,000. Since the organization of the construction process must involve the owner/occupants as well as other volunteers, the project must not only be well conceived, but well developed and coordinated.

Aglan, H.; Gibbons, A.; McQueen, T.M.; Morris, C.; Raines, J.; Wendt, R.L.

1999-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

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The community-based partnership approach for affordable housing development : a case in Shenzhen, China  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Affordable housing has been a crucial urban issue in China. Given its fast-paced urbanization process, China is experiencing a dramatic increase in the demand for affordable housing. At the same time, the affordable housing ...

Zhao, Feifei

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Affordability  

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'Affordability' 'Affordability' Correction Alters Affordability Contest Results Friday, September 30, 2011 By Joe Simon U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon organizers have corrected the Affordability Contest results after discovering a minor error in the scoring spreadsheet calculations. Although they do not change overall competition standings, the corrected numbers have changed the outcome of the Affordability Contest, including: With its E-Cube now correctly valued at $249,568.09, Team Belgium (Ghent University) moved into the tie for first place with Parsons the New School for Design and Stevens University (which includes Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School). The cost estimation of Parsons NS Stevens did not have change.

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Low Impact, Affordable, Low Income Houses for Mexico  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper discusses an effort to develop low impact, affordable, low income houses for Mexico. Low impact houses are defined as houses with energy and water needs that are substantially reduced below levels corresponding to code compliance. This paper includes an analysis of the population and energy consumption of the different climate regions in Mexico (Hot-Dry Deserts, Great Plains, Mediterranean, Semi-Arid, Temperate, Hot-Dry Jungles and Hot-Humid Jungles) versus the USA and concludes with advice on an approach for low impact housing.

Alcocer, J. L. B.; Haberl, J. S.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Affordable Energy-Efficient New Housing Solutions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Since 2010, the U.S. Department of Energys Building America has sponsored research at PNNL to investigate cost-effective, energy-saving home-building technologies and to demonstrate how high-performance homes can deliver lower utility bills, increased comfort, and improved indoor air quality, while maintaining accessibility for low-income homeowners. PNNL and its contractors have been investigating 1) cost-effective whole-house solutions for Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) and specific HFH affiliates in hot-humid and marine climates; 2) cost-effective energy-efficiency improvements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in new, stick-built and manufactured homes; and 3) energy-efficient domestic hot-water systems.

Chandra, Subrato; Widder, Sarah H.; Bartlett, Rosemarie; McIlvaine, Janet; Chasar, David; Beal, David; Sutherland, Karen; Abbott, , K.; Fonorow, Ken; Eklund, Ken; Lubliner, Michael; Salzberg, Emily; Peeks, B.; Hewes, T.; Kosar, D.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Affordable Solar Group | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Group Group Name Affordable Solar Group Address 2501 Yale Blvd. SE STE 105 Place Albuquerque, New Mexico Zip 87106 Sector Solar Product Renewable energy products and services Phone number 1-800.810.9939 Website http://www.affordable-solar.co Coordinates 35.054102°, -106.622722° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.054102,"lon":-106.622722,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The transit oriented basis boost : adapting the LIHTC to finance affordable housing near transit  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is arguably the most successful and important program in American history for the creation of affordable housing. The program leverages private investment in affordable housing, through ...

Magliozzi, Alex (Alex T.)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atrium House solar revitalization  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The idea behind the Atrium House Solar Revitalization project, may be briefly presented as: energy conserving, low rise, high density, related- to- the-sky residences. The proposed system consists of a reticulate grid - ...

Malamuceanu, Dan Roland

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Issaquah Highlands Zero Energy Affordable Housing (WA) - YWCA  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The YWCA Family Village at Issaquah, Net Zero Energy Approach Project provides a compelling model for how the nation can seriously respond to the critical need for affordable housing while advancing environmental standards and reducing economic inequities. Affordable housing developments for vulnerable members of the community and in today's workforce cannot overlook issues, such as climate impact, energy security and water conservation. This project's advanced building design was based on the goal of creating a 100 year building that could achieve net zero energy usage if funding had been available to support the final pieces of energy generation. The team worked closely with community stakeholders to ensure the baseline components of high quality and efficient building envelopes along with efficient systems were in place to set the stage for future incorporation of energy generating systems such as solar panels. As built, these 146 homes, large child care center and community services areas are proving the value of investing upfront for the benefit of future generations by reducing ongoing utility and maintenance costs with an eye toward environmental stewardship and community/resident education. The DOE award helped fund two critical energy conservation features for the YWCA Family Village at Issaquah campus: 1) super-insulated roof assembly with a continuous air barrier and 2) domestic hot water preheat system. The roof system at the YWCA Family Village at Issaquah project was built to include 6" of Polyiso rigid insulation (R-38) on top of the roof sheathing to provide a super-insulated roof in line with the other green features of the project. Placing the rigid insulation on top of the roof sheathing allows the building to have a continuous layer of insulation and provides a continuous air barrier. The domestic hot water preheat system includes flat panel arrays on roofs of the buildings that heat the water using solar power, which reduces the amount of heating needed from the gas-fired boilers. The flat-plate panels on the roof of the building heats the water using solar power. A heat exchanger transfers heat from water warmed by the panels to potable water for the units. The warmed potable water mixes with the tap water supply to create hot water for the buildings. This boost of water warmed by the solar panels reduces the heating costs for eh project by reducing the need to heat the water via gas-fired boilers. Both of these energy upgrades were chosen because they significantly improve the energy efficiency for the life of the building and are reducing monthly utility costs for both the residents and the owners. Since the owner is a not-for-profit dedicated to long-term ownership and serving households with very-low and low-incomes, the costs savings will ultimately benefit current and future residents as the dollars saved will either be realized directly by the resident or be invested in the project. Technically, the design of these systems is easily understood and the principles could be applied to other projects. The incremental costs depend largely on the existing market rate of the components-none of which are considered "cutting edge" so a market does currently exist.

Tom, Vincent; DeRobbio, Wendy; Hall, Linda

2012-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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C.A.S.H. - communal affordable singles housing : a platform for proactive affordability in Hong Kong  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In Hong Kong, young singles are left out of the affordable housing equation. They require much more space per person in comparison to those living in family housing, and the government is not willing to allocate a ...

Wang, Yan-Ping, M. Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Affordability Contest  

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Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 Monday, September 26, 2011 Alexis Powers The big buzz word in Washington, D.C., these days is budget. In the solar village at West Potomac Park, cost savings are top of mind for the decathletes as well. This year, the Affordability Contest was added as one of the 10 contests that make up the Solar Decathlon. It replaced the Lighting Design Contest, which is now evaluated as part of other contests. Teams can earn the 100 possible points in the Affordability Contest by achieving an estimated construction cost of $250,000 or less. A sliding point scale is applied to houses that cost between $250,000 and $600,000. Houses that receive a cost estimate of more than $600,000 receive zero points. Photo of a student decathlete reviewing construction documents and online data with Matt Hansen.

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The Texas Solar D House  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Solar Decathlon provided a national forum for competition among fourteen university student teams, each of which designed, built, and operated a totally solar-powered home with a home office and their transportation needs using a solar-charged vehicle. The competition took place on the National Mall in Washington D.C., where each house was constructed and operated from September 18 to October 10, 2002. The competition consisted of ten contests focusing on energy production, energy-efficiency, design, thermal comfort, refrigeration, lighting, communication and transportation Professor Michael Garrison of the School of Architecture directed the University of Texas at Austin (UT) Solar Decathlon team along with Pliny Fisk, codirector of the non-profit Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems in Austin, Texas. The graduate student team developed a design that features an open building system using a reusable kit of parts that sits lightly on the land and forms the superstructure around a mobile utility environment. Our investigations suggest that progressive technologies offer solutions to the serious emerging challenges of energy efficiency and sustainable development and thereby become a strong design shaping force. These progressive technologies: photovoltaic (PV) power, passive solar heating, daylighting, natural ventilation, and solar hot water heating were integrated with concepts of affordability and energy conservation to help promote an ideology of sustainable architecture.

Garrison, M.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ten Steps to Housing Affordability in the East Bay and California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Housing Committee calculated that Alameda and Contra Costa counties will need 233,791 new homes by 2020.2020 period. further divided into market-rate and afford- able housing

Landis, John D.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chamberlain Heights Redevelopment: A Large Scale, Cold Climate Study of Affordable Housing Retrofits  

SciTech Connect

The City of Meriden Housing Authority (MHA) collaborated with affordable housing developer Jonathon Rose Companies (JRC) to complete a gut renovation of 124 residential units in the Chamberlain Heights retrofit project. The affordable housing community is made up of 36 buildings in duplex and quad configurations located on 22 acres within two miles of downtown Meriden, CT. The final post-retrofit analysis showed 40-45% source energy savings over the existing pre-retrofit conditions.

Donnelly, K.; Mahle, M.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Decathlon House Tours  

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House Tours House Tours Attending the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon isn't the only way to get a tour of a Solar Decathlon house. Many past competition houses are open to the public and offer tours year-round. To learn more about the Solar Decathlon houses from previous competitions that offer tours, select from the markers on the map below or choose from the links in the following tables. Screen reader users: click here for plain HTML Go to Google Maps Home Loading... Map Sat Ter Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Add Destination - Show options Hide options Get Directions Note: Public transit coverage may not be available in this area. Report a problem - Maps Labs - Help Google Maps ‎ ‎ - ©2014 Google ‎ - Terms of Use - Privacy

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In search of an affordable housing system for Shanghai, China  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In 1998, the Chinese government abandoned the danwei ("work-unit") housing allocation system and fully privatized the housing market. Since then, the residential price has never stopped increasing despite the past financial ...

Sun, Linyun

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Where Are the Solar Decathlon Houses Now...  

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Where Are the Solar Decathlon Houses Now? Since 2002, 72 houses have competed in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. These houses-now located throughout the United...

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Creating energy-efficient, affordable housing Joel Fischer, Ana Hawkins, Keith Lindgren, Ceci Marn  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

's goal is include both market rate and affordable homes, as well as be energy-efficient, then UMore mustUMore Park Creating energy-efficient, affordable housing 5/9/2011 Joel Fischer, Ana Hawkins, Keith........................................................................................................5 Energy Efficiency

Netoff, Theoden

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California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program eligibility. (see below) The California Solar Initiative (CSI) provides financial incentives for installing solar technologies...

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Solar energy systems for manufactured housing  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The opportunities for solar energy utilization in manufactured housing such as mobile homes and modular homes are discussed. The general characteristics of the manufactured housing industry are described including market and prices. Special problems of the utilization of liquid heating collectors, air heating collectors, or passive types of solar heating systems in manufactured housing are considered. The market situation for solar energy in manufactured housing is discussed. The design of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory mobile/modular home is described.

Balcomb, J.D.

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The entrepreneurial state : New York's Urban Development Corporation, an experiment to take charge of affordable housing production, 1968-1975  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A federal-local partnership supports the creation of most new affordable housing in the United States. Washington's subsidies, which fund housing construction, vouchers, and tax credits, are paired with local development ...

Freemark, Yonah (Yonah Slifkin)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2.20 Making Solar Energy More Affordable  

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7 6/1/2011 7 6/1/2011 2.20 Making Solar Energy More Affordable The cost of solar electricity has been reduced 100-fold over the past two decades, but further reductions are needed before solar power is widely used. Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory took major steps toward this goal by designing photovoltaic cells (which convert sunlight to electricity) with 30 percent efficiency, much higher than the 10-20 percent levels achieved previously. The new cells consist of thin layers of semiconductors applied to a low-cost backing, such as glass or plastic. The researchers received Office of Science support to develop a basic understanding of the opto- electronic properties of various semiconductors. Calculations of electronic structure provided the knowledge needed to

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California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Clean Energy Analysis Low Emission Development Strategies Oil & Gas Smart Grid Solar U.S. OpenLabs Utilities Water Wind Page Actions View form View source History View New...

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Evaluation of Affordable Prototype Houses at Two Levels of Energy Efficiency  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Two high performance prototype houses were built in Carbondale, Colorado, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America (BA) Program. Each prototype was a 1256 ft2 (117 m2), 1-story, 3-bedroom house, and met the local requirements for affordable housing. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) performed short-term field testing and DOE-2.2 simulations in support of this project at the end of December 2004. We also installed long-term monitoring equipment in one of the houses, and are currently tracking the performance of key building systems under occupied conditions. One of the houses (designated H1) included a package of cost-effective energy efficiency features that placed it well above the Energy Star level, targeting a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) score of 88-89. The other (designated H2) was a BA research house, targeting a HERS score of 94-95, and 45% whole-house energy savings compared to the BA Benchmark. Preliminary results from the field evaluation indicate that the energy savings for both houses will exceed the design targets established for the project, although the performance of certain building systems, including the ventilation and foundation systems, leave some room for improvement.

Hendron, R.; Barker, G.; Hancock, E.; Reeves, P.

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hawai`i Institute of Marine Biology to house state-of-the-art solar energy project  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Hawai`i Institute of Marine Biology to house state-of-the-art solar energy project Landmark purchasing agreement (PPA) with SolarCity to provide renewable solar energy to the Hawai`i Institute this one make solar both logical and affordable." Power purchase agreements for renewable energy

Wang, Yuqing

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Affordable Solar Hot Water and Power LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Water and Power LLC Water and Power LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Affordable Solar Hot Water and Power LLC Place Dothan, Alabama Zip 36305 Sector Solar Product Solar and Energy Efficiency for buildings and homes Year founded 2006 Number of employees 1-10 Phone number 334-828-1024 Website http://www.asolarpro.com Coordinates 31.2070554°, -85.4994192° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":31.2070554,"lon":-85.4994192,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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HOUSES!an independent view of the property market Prices and Affordability Lending Activity Supply The Economy  

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term trends for house prices and asks where prices will go from here. I would like to say Halifax price Nationwide price Chart 1: Halifax and Nationwide House Price Trends SourcesHOUSES!an independent view of the property market Prices and Affordability Lending Activity Supply

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Solar Decathlon House Construction Costs  

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safety gear on the roof of a house. Above him is a large photovoltaic panel. safety gear on the roof of a house. Above him is a large photovoltaic panel. A member of Team Spain installs a portion of his house's roof during Solar Decathlon 2009. Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon House Construction Costs The construction costs of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 team houses varied widely based on the technologies employed and the target market for which they were designed. In general, however, construction costs ranged from about $200,000 to more than $800,000. But it is important to remember that these houses were one-of-a-kind designs that incorporated bleeding-edge technologies. If they were to be mass-produced, as most residential homes are, their overall costs would likely decrease significantly. Specific construction cost ranges for each house as well as information

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New housing in old Chinatown : barriers and incentives to affordable housing development  

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In the 1970s and 80s, the rapid development of San Francisco's Financial District encroached upon Chinatown's intimately-scaled neighborhood. Developers took whole city blocks that housed low-income immigrants to build the ...

Tan, Bryant

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SunShot Initiative: Making Solar Energy Affordable for All Americans (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

Through SunShot, DOE supports efforts by private companies, universities, and national laboratories to drive down the cost of solar electricity to $0.06 per kilowatt-hour, making solar energy affordable for more American families and businesses.

Not Available

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Housing Innovation Awards at the Solar Decathlon  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Housing Innovation Awards at the Solar Decathlon Housing Innovation Awards at the Solar Decathlon Breakfast Presented by BASF Friday, October 4, 2013 8:30-10:30 a.m. Historic Hanger 244 Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA Friday, October 4, 2013 8:30 AM-10:30 PM 2 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market Buildings.Energy.gov Housing Innovation Awards Christine Barbour Master of Ceremonies 3 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market Buildings.Energy.gov Housing Innovation Awards 4 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market Buildings.Energy.gov Thank you for making the Housing Innovation Awards breakfast possible! Housing Innovation Awards 5 | INNOVATION & INTEGRATION: Transforming the Energy Efficiency Market Buildings.Energy.gov

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Designing the Houses of Today | Department...  

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Designing the Houses of Today Solar Decathlon 2013: Designing the Houses of Today September 12, 2013 - 12:40pm Addthis The Southern California Institute of Architecture and...

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Affordable Cold Climate Infill Housing with Hybrid Insulation Approach, Wyandotte, Michigan (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

Even builders who are relatively new to energy-efficient construction can consistently reach a target whole house airtightness of 1.5 air changes per hour at 50 Pascals (ACH50) with high R-value enclosures that use a hybrid insulation approach. The City of Wyandotte, Michigan, started a construction program in 2010 to build affordable, energy-efficient homes on lots in existing neighborhoods. A goal of the program was to engage local builders in energy-efficient construction and be able to deliver the new houses for less than $100/ft2. By the end of 2012, approximately 25 new houses were built by five local builders under this program. To help builders consistently achieve the airtightness target, a local architect worked with researchers from Building Science Corporation, a U.S. Department of Energy Building America team, to develop a technology specification with several key pieces. A high R-value wall and roof assembly made use of 2 ?6 advanced framing and a hybrid insulation approach that included insulating sheathing to control thermal bridging and closed cell spray polyurethane foam insulation (ccSPF) for its airtightness and vapor control benefits. This approach allows the air barrier to be completed and tested before any finishing work occurs, ensuring that problems are spotted and corrected early in the construction process.

Metzger, C.; Lukachko, A.; Grin, A.; Bergey, D.

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Issue: July 2010 Cheaper by the Dozen: Making Solar Energy Affordable  

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Issue: July 2010 Cheaper by the Dozen: Making Solar Energy Affordable by Sean Matlis Photovoltaics Press The Swiss Army Semiconductor Manufacturer John A. Rogers: Engineering Efficient Solar Energy's not so easy. Today there's no true source of clean, cheap energy. Wind, thermal, solar -- except

Rogers, John A.

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CCEF - Affordable Housing Initiative Solar PV Rebate Program...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

project. Factors considered in calculating the rebate include: PV panel selection, inverter efficiency, system orientation and tilt, and shading on the site. For multi-family...

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Affordable High-Performance Homes: The 2002 NREL Denver Habitat for Humanity House, A Cold-Climate Case Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A trend towards ''green'' building with a focus on energy efficiency is sweeping the United States homebuilding industry. An integrated systems-design approach leads to homes that are more efficient, more comfortable, more affordable, and more durable than homes built with standard practices. Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout the country are taking the lead on this approach to home building for affordable housing. This approach supports Habitat's goals of supplying quality housing and reducing the energy cost burden on families in Habitat homes--goals that are especially important in these days of increasing energy costs.

Norton, P.; Stafford, B.; Carpenter, B.; Hancock, C. E.; Barker, G.; Reeves, P.; Kriescher, P.

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring Cost-Effective, High Performance Residential Retrofits for Affordable Housing in the Hot Humid Climate  

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In 2009, a Department of Energy Building America team led by the Florida Solar Energy Center began working with partners to find cost-effective paths for improving the energy performance of existing homes in the hot humid climate. A test-in energy audit and energy use modeling of the partners proposed renovation package was performed for 41 affordable and middle income foreclosed homes in Florida and Alabama. HERS1 Indices ranged from 92 to 184 with modeled energy savings ranging from 3% to 50% (average of 26%). Analyses and recommendations were discussed with partners to encourage more efficient retrofits, highlight health and safety issues, and gather feedback on incremental cost of high performance measures. Ten completed renovations have modeled energy savings ranging from 9% to 48% (average 31%.) This paper presents the projects process including our findings thus far and highlights of the first home to meet the target HERS Index of 70.

McIlvaine, J.; Sutherland, K.; Chandra, S.; Schleith, K.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring Cost-Effective, High Performance Residential Retrofits for Affordable Housing in the Hot Humid Climate  

SciTech Connect

In 2009, a Department of Energy Building America team led by the Florida Solar Energy Center began working with partners to find cost-effective paths for improving the energy performance of existing homes in the hot humid climate. A test-in energy audit and energy use modeling of the partner's proposed renovation package was performed for 41 affordable and middle income foreclosed homes in Florida and Alabama. HERS1 Indices ranged from 92 to 184 with modeled energy savings ranging from 3% to 50% (average of 26%). Analyses and recommendations were discussed with partners to encourage more efficient retrofits, highlight health and safety issues, and gather feedback on incremental cost of high performance measures. Ten completed renovations have modeled energy savings ranging from 9% to 48% (average 31%.) This paper presents the project's process including our findings thus far and highlights of the first home to meet the target HERS Index of 70.

McIlvaine, Janet; Sutherland, Karen; Schleith, Kevin; Chandra, Subrato

2010-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Kaupuni Village: A Closer Look at the First Net-Zero Energy Affordable Housing Community in Hawai'i (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect

This is the first of four Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative community brochures focused on HCEI success stories. This brochure focuses on the first LEED Platinum net-zero energy affordable housing community in Hawaii. Our lead NREL contact for HCEI is Ken Kelly.

Not Available

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Top Innovations Hall of Fame Profile … High-Performance Affordable Housing with Habitat for Humanity  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

provide compelling benefits provide compelling benefits for all homeowners, but no sector is better served than affordable housing. These are the homeowners that most need the reduced costs of ownership, maintenance, and health associated with these homes. Building America research projects have paved the way for affordable housing providers such as Habitat for Humanity to effectively address this need. Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) has a clear goal: Enable low-income people to become owners of affordable, durable homes. Building America shares this goal, so a partnership was natural. Since the first days of the Building America program, the U.S. Department of Energy and its research partners have provided technical assistance to Habitat. Researchers have helped local Habitat affiliates

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Solar upgrading of low income housing  

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The design, installation, training and operation experience of retrofitting solar devices (active and passive water heaters, Trombe walls, convective loop window units, etc.) on hundreds of low-income houses along the Southwest Border Region are summarized. The project demonstrates a wide variety of appropriate low-cost solar applications and provides prototypical models for the region's low-income inhabitants. Space heating and cooling systems and water heating systems have been combined with weatherization and conservation techniques. CETA employees, members of various community groups and youth groups, and employees of local non-profit organizations have been trained as installers, and low-income people have been educated in the operation and use of these solar devices. It is anticipated that this transfer of appropriate technology into the region will result in continued retrofitting of solar installations and in the stimulation of local industries, which will create employment opportunities for members of the low-income population.

Lumsdaine, E.; Farrer, R.; Callahan, D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Kansas Project Solar House: Getting From Here to There  

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Kansas Project Solar House taken during the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007. Kansas Project Solar House taken during the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007. Enlarge image The Kansas Project Solar House incorporated a translucent polycarbonate north wall for daylighting and reclaimed barn wood for exterior screening. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy) Who: Kansas State University and the University of Kansas What: Kansas Project Solar House Where: SunEdison Alamosa Solar Plant 8900 Lane 8 North Mosca, CO 81146 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2007 Kansas Project Solar House: Getting From Here to There Following the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007, Kansas State University and the University of Kansas sold the Kansas Project Solar House to SunEdison-the largest solar energy services provider in North America.

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Efficient Solar Concentrators: Affordable Energy from Water and Sunlight  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Broad Funding Opportunity Announcement Project: Teledyne is developing a liquid prism panel that tracks the position of the sun to help efficiently concentrate its light onto a solar cell to produce power. Typically, solar tracking devices have bulky and expensive mechanical moving parts that require a lot of power and are often unreliable. Teledynes liquid prism panel has no bulky and heavy supporting partsinstead it relies on electrowetting. Electrowetting is a process where an electric field is applied to the liquid to control the angle at which it meets the sunlight above and to control the angle of the sunlight to the focusing lensthe more direct the angle to the focusing lens, the more efficiently the light can be concentrated to solar panels and converted into electricity. This allows the prism to be tuned like a radio to track the sun across the sky and steer sunlight into the solar cell without any moving mechanical parts. This process uses very little power and requires no expensive supporting hardware or moving parts, enabling efficient and quiet rooftop operation for integration into buildings.

None

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The self-sufficient solar house Freiburg  

SciTech Connect

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems has built a Self-Sufficient Solar House (SSSH) in Freiburg, Germany. The aim of the project is to provide the entire energy demand for heating, domestic hot water, electricity and cooking by the sun. The combination of highly efficient solar systems with conventional means to save energy is the key to the successful operation of the house. With transparent insulation of building walls utilizing winter insulation the heating demand of the building is almost zero. Small size seasonal high energy storage is accomplished by electrolysis of water and pressurized storage of hydrogen and oxygen. The energy for electricity and hydrogen generation is supplied by solar cells. Hydrogen can be reconverted to electricity with a fuel cell or used for cooking. It also serves as a back-up for low temperature heat. There are provisions for short-term storage of electricity and optimal routing of energy. The SSSH is occupied by a family. An intensive measurement program is being carried out. The data are used for the validation of the dynamic simulation calculations, which formed the basis for planning the SSSH. 28 refs., 42 figs., 9 tabs.

Goetzberger, A.; Stahl, W.; Bopp, G.; Heinzel, A.; Voss, K. [Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Solare Energie Systeme, Frieburg (Germany)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The White House Goes Solar | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The White House Goes Solar The White House Goes Solar The White House Goes Solar October 5, 2010 - 9:53am Addthis Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy As you know, President Obama has a strong commitment to American leadership in solar technologies and the jobs they will create. Through the Recovery Act, we're supporting the deployment of today's solar technologies. And we will double our renewable energy generation capacity by 2012. We're also investing in the next generation of solar power through the R&D programs at the Department of Energy. Today, we're taking an important next step. As we move toward a clean energy economy, the White House will lead by example. I'm pleased to announce that, by the end of this spring, there will be solar panels and a solar hot water heater on the roof of the White House.

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The White House Goes Solar | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The White House Goes Solar The White House Goes Solar The White House Goes Solar October 5, 2010 - 9:53am Addthis Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy As you know, President Obama has a strong commitment to American leadership in solar technologies and the jobs they will create. Through the Recovery Act, we're supporting the deployment of today's solar technologies. And we will double our renewable energy generation capacity by 2012. We're also investing in the next generation of solar power through the R&D programs at the Department of Energy. Today, we're taking an important next step. As we move toward a clean energy economy, the White House will lead by example. I'm pleased to announce that, by the end of this spring, there will be solar panels and a solar hot water heater on the roof of the White House.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Texas: Teaching an Old House...  

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Blackland Community Development Corp. lot with SNAP House in the foreground and Harden House behind it. Enlarge image A 7.8-kW solar electric system helps reduce monthly utility...

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Performance evaluation of the Balcomb solar house  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Additional instrumentation was added to the Balcomb solar house for a six-week period and up to 85 channels were recorded hourly. Some new findings based on an evaluation of these data are presented. (1) The thermal comfort characteristics of four rooms are documented. (2) Relative humidity in the living room varies from 30 to 50%; these data are used to infer an evaporation rate in the house of about 25 kg of water/day. The evaporation rate correlates reasonably well with greenhouse temperature. (3) Heat storage in the greenhouse floor is estimated at about 0.30 kWh/day-m/sup 2/ based on temperatures measured at four depths. (4) Several thermal characteristics of the rock bed are deduced but it is evident that the heat flow is not yet completely understood.

Balcomb, J.D.; Hedstrom, J.C.; Perry, J.E. Jr.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Decathlon house continues to yield data | ornl.gov  

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homes, learning about solar power and sustainable design along the way. At UT, the "Living Light" house that placed eighth in the 2011 competition is still yielding research...

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Besting the tract home : a software-based bricolage approach to affordable custom housing  

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Tract housing has earned its position as the overwhelmingly dominant paradigm of home building and ownership in America because it's such an efficient and therefore cost-effective system. Custom-designed housing has provable ...

Plewe, Thomas Clayton

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Energy Research Institute Validation Test House Site Handbook  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Validation Test House at the Solar Energy Research Institute in Golden, Colorado, is being used to collect performance data for analysis/design tool validation as part of the DOE Passive Solar Class A Performance Evaluation Program.

Burch, J.; Wortman, D.; Judkoff, R.; Hunn, B.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOUSES!an independent view of the property market Prices Affordability Lending Activity Supply The Economy  

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recent European house price trends: An absence of continental drift? School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment #12;Contents 03 Editorial ­ Dean Garratt Comparing recent European house price trends and editorial focus is: ·European House Price Trends ·Economic Growth We'll also cover national

Evans, Paul

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White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator June 10, 2013 - 4:30pm Addthis Dr. Siva Sivananthan at the Sivananthan Laboratories in Bolingbrook, Illinois. | Photo courtesy of Megan Strand, UIC Dr. Siva Sivananthan at the Sivananthan Laboratories in Bolingbrook, Illinois. | Photo courtesy of Megan Strand, UIC Minh Le Minh Le Program Manager, Solar Program What are the key facts? Dr. Sivananthan, a 2009 SunShot Incubator awardee, was recently recognized by the White House as part of the Immigrant Innovator Champions of Change initiative. Dr. Sivananthan's solar research helps to advance the SunShot Initiative's goals of achieving cost-competitive solar by the end of the decade. Recently recognized by the White House, one awardee of the Energy

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The development and function of an affordable housing production ecosystem : Harlem, Hew York in the late 1990s and early 2000s  

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In late 1990s and early 2000s Harlem, an affordable housing production "ecosystem" comprised of elected officials, city planners, civic advocates, builders, and financial institutions at the local, state, and national level ...

Dookchitra, Ben

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Universidad de Puerto Rico: RaisingAwareness...  

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and technology museum in Puerto Rico. (Credit: Jim TetroU.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Universidad de Puerto Rico What: Caribbean Affordable Solar House...

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Middlebury Students Practice 'Self-Reliance' with Solar Decathlon House |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Middlebury Students Practice 'Self-Reliance' with Solar Decathlon Middlebury Students Practice 'Self-Reliance' with Solar Decathlon House Middlebury Students Practice 'Self-Reliance' with Solar Decathlon House April 19, 2011 - 12:48pm Addthis The Self-Reliance team at their recent "wall-raising" event. | Photo Courtesy of the Middlebury Solar Decathlon team The Self-Reliance team at their recent "wall-raising" event. | Photo Courtesy of the Middlebury Solar Decathlon team April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered

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An Update on White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

An Update on White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program An Update on White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program An Update on White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program June 20, 2011 - 6:11pm Addthis Ramamoorthy Ramesh Former Director, SunShot Initiative & Solar Energy Technologies Program We cannot win the future without winning the clean energy race, which is why President Obama laid out a clear goal to increase our nation's clean energy share and continue to build a 21st century clean energy economy. Last fall, to underscore the Obama Administration's commitment to clean and renewable energy, Energy Secretary Steven Chu and CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley announced that the Energy Department would lead a project to install American solar photovoltaic panels and a solar hot water heater on the roof of the White House.

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An Update on White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program An Update on White House Solar Panels and Our Solar Program June 20, 2011 - 6:11pm Addthis Ramamoorthy Ramesh Former Director, SunShot Initiative & Solar Energy Technologies Program We cannot win the future without winning the clean energy race, which is why President Obama laid out a clear goal to increase our nation's clean energy share and continue to build a 21st century clean energy economy. Last fall, to underscore the Obama Administration's commitment to clean and renewable energy, Energy Secretary Steven Chu and CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley announced that the Energy Department would lead a project to install American solar photovoltaic panels and a solar hot water heater on the roof of the White House.

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Solar energy integrated at Hawaiian military housing | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

energy integrated at Hawaiian military housing energy integrated at Hawaiian military housing Solar energy integrated at Hawaiian military housing December 9, 2009 - 11:27am Addthis What does this project do? Ohana Military Communities have applied for an additional award with the intention of installing photovoltaics on 2,317 military housing units on Oahu, as well as constructing a 3.6-megawatt solar photovoltaic farm to support 2,206 homes on the Big Island. If you ask most travelers, they would say Hawaii really is a very sunny chain of islands. Many Americans have enjoyed a relaxing day on the state's warm beaches or have been awe-inspired by its fascinating volcanoes. But that wealth of sunshine powers more than just the tourism economy - it's creating green jobs and clean, renewable solar energy.

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Affordable housing through energy conservation: A guide to designing and constructing energy efficient homes  

SciTech Connect

PEAR is an interactive program for residential building energy analysis utilizing a comprehensive DOE-2.1 data base for residential buildings. This data base was compiled using over 10,000 computer simulations covering five residential buildings in 45 geographical locations. This extensive data base is used by PEAR to estimate the annual energy use of houses with typical conservation measures such as ceiling, wall, and floor insulation, different window types and glazing layers, infiltration levels, and equipment efficiency. It also allows the user to include the effects of roof and wall color, movable night insulation on the windows, reflective and heat absorbing glass, an attached sunspace, and use of a night setback. Regression techniques in PEAR permit adjustments for different building geometries, window areas and orientations, wall construction, and extension of the data to over 800 US locations based on climate parameters. PEAR is designed as a user-friendly program that can be used both as a research tool by energy policy analysts, and as a nontechnical energy calculation method by architects, homebuilders, homeowners, and others in the building industry. Technical documentation of the PEAR program and the database is given elsewhere (see References). 3 refs., 11 figs., 5 tabs.

Not Available

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RIGHT SIZING AN OFF-GRID SOLAR HOUSE Eleventh International IBPSA Conference Glasgow, Scotland  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Power reliability is one of the biggest concerns for people living off-grid. Current practice in off-grid solar house tends to either oversize solar power system or oversize the backup generator to ensure available electricity at all times, which often leads to a high system capital cost. Research has shown that right-sizing is essential to achieve a more efficient system with reduced energy consumption. Sound, responsible system sizing can only happen when liability issues become part of the design methodology, i.e. actively communicating with prospective owners/occupants regarding the risk that the thermal comfort, and full time use of appliances cannot be fully guaranteed. The risk of nonfulfilments may be related to extraordinary environmental conditions for a certain amount of time of the year, the chance that certain components will fail for some reason, and the fact that predictions of the operation of houses are based on design idealizations, whereas its real operation is to some degree uncertain. This paper presents a value-based approach to find the balancing point between the acceptable reliability level and the affordable system capital cost. The value-based approach is illustrated through a sizing practice of an existing off-grid solar house in Atlanta, GA.

Huafen Hu; Godfried Augenbroe

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Affordable Cold Climate Infill Housing with Hybrid Insulation Approach, Wyandotte, Michigan (Fact Sheet), Building America Case Study: Efficient Solutions for New and Existing Homes, Building Technologies Office (BTO)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Affordable Affordable Cold Climate Infill Housing with Hybrid Insulation Approach Wyandotte, Michigan PROJECT INFORMATION Construction: New home Type: Single-family, affordable Builder: City of Wyandotte with various local homebuilders www.wyandotte.net Size: 1,150 to 1,500 ft 2 Price Range: $113,000-$138,000 Date completed: 2012 Climate Zone: Cold PERFORMANCE DATA HERS index: * 2009 IECC = 102 * Case study house 1,475 ft 2 * With renewables = NA * Without renewables = 75 Projected annual energy cost savings: $604 Incremental cost of energy efficiency measures: $30,947 (including GSHP and well) Incremental annual mortgage: $2,631/yr Annual cash flow: -$1,375 Billing data: Not available Even builders who are relatively new to energy-efficient construction can

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Houses on  

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Houses on the Move Houses on the Move Wednesday, September 4, 2013 By Alexis Powers One of the most challenging aspects of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is something very few people, including the team members, see. Each of the student-built, solar-powered houses must travel from collegiate campuses across the United States and around the world to the competition site in Irvine, California. As the decathletes watch two years of hard work being hauled away, they are left to hope that everything arrives safely at Orange County Great Park later this month. Czech Technical University's AIR House has one of the longest journeys to Solar Decathlon 2013. On Aug. 5, the house began its 32-day trip. Packed in seven standard 40-foot shipping containers, the house traveled from Prague

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 - Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2005 Houses Now?  

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Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2005 Houses Now? Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2005 Houses Now? After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005, the competition houses were put to a variety of uses. To learn more about where each house is today, select from the markers on the map below or choose from the links in the following table. Screen reader users: click here for plain HTML Go to Google Maps Home Loading... Map Sat Ter Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Add Destination - Show options Hide options Get Directions Note: Public transit coverage may not be available in this area. Report a problem - Maps Labs - Help Google Maps ‎ ‎ - ©2014 Google ‎ - Terms of Use - Privacy View U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005 Houses in a larger map The contents of this map are also presented in the table below. If you need

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2007 Houses Now?  

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Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2007 Houses Now? Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2007 Houses Now? After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007, the competition houses were put to a variety of uses. To learn more about where each house is today, select from the markers on the map below or choose from the links in the following table. Screen reader users: click here for plain HTML Go to Google Maps Home Loading... Map Sat Ter Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Add Destination - Show options Hide options Get Directions Note: Public transit coverage may not be available in this area. Report a problem - Maps Labs - Help Google Maps ‎ ‎ - ©2014 Google ‎ - Terms of Use - Privacy View U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007 Houses in a larger map The contents of this map are also presented in the table below. If you need

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The self-sufficient solar house in Freiburg  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems has built a completely self-sufficient solar house (SSSH) in Freiburg, Germany. The entire energy demand for heating, domestic hot water, electricity, and cooking is supplied by the sun. The combination of highly efficient solar systems with conventional means to save energy is the key to the successful operation of the house. Seasonal energy storage is accomplished by electrolysis of water and pressurized storage of hydrogen and oxygen. The energy for electricity and hydrogen generation is supplied by solar cells. Hydrogen can be reconverted to electricity with a fuel cell or using for cooking. It also serves as a back-up for low temperature heat. There are provisions for short term storage of electricity and optimal routing of energy. The SSSH is occupied by a family. An intensive measurement program is being carried out. The data are used for the validation of the dynamic simulation calculations, which formed the basis for planning the SSSH.

Stahl, W.; Voss, K.; Goetzberger, A. (Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Energiesysteme, Freiburg (Germany))

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Boulder - Solar Grant Program (Colorado) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

by 5 p.m. on April 23 or August 31. The Solar Grant Program provides grants for PV and solar water heating installations on housing enrolled in the city's affordable housing...

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Passive solar in the city : an energy conscious design for subsidized multi-family housing development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Until now, passive solar energy has been overlooked as a viable alternative for home heating in urban subsidized housing. Rather ironically, in housing whose residents could most benefit from the use of solar energy, such ...

Duncan, Karen M

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solarization/conservation technology development for existing housing. Progress report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The project objectives are: to develop a method for evaluationg existing residences for their energy solarization/conservation potential as well as carrying out the solarization/conservation work within context of the Community Development program; and to demonstrate appropriate methods of utilizing solar energy in existing Ann Arbor residences beyond that obtainable in a good conservation program. A general progress update is presented covering tasks related to community solarization/conservation characteristics and community system analysis and development. The process of selection and technical evaluation of houses for solarization/conservation project directed retrofit is described. A detailed report on the survey of utility data and a report on the solarization/conservation site audits are included. A detailed comparison of the audit data for both the audit and control group are appended. (LEW)

Oberdick, W.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: The Competition  

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These teams spend almost two years creating houses to compete in the 10 contests of the Solar Decathlon. The winning team produces a house that: Is affordable, attractive, and...

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Case Study: Passive Solar Concepts Adapted to In-Fill Housing in a Hot, Humid Climate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In-fill housing for central city areas appears to be an answer to the continuing need for compact, affordable dwelling unite that will improve the neighborhood environment. There exist many central city areas in Louisiana where lots are unusually narrow but zoned for residential use. As a result of current building code improvement programs, there are numerous vacant lots in the prime downtown locations. Owners and builders seem to be poorly equipped to deal with the design constraints inherent in architectural proposals for contemporary housing design in these areas. Thin investigation considers the development of a case study that involves the planning and design of a compact, solar multi-family residential unit for a central city site condition. Emphasis will be placed on developing units that are highly energy conserving and have potential for one of three levels of passive solar technology--from a sun-tempered unit to a dominant passive solar system. The case study also focuses on the optional mix relationship between conservation options and passive system size. The site study area, a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is distinctive in that narrow 40 x 100 feet lots predominate. Many are vacant.

McQueen, T. M.; White, J. T.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interior planning of passive solar housing  

SciTech Connect

A study involving 28 Virginia passive solar homeowners was conducted in 1984 to examine their reactions to passive design. The results indicate that a significant source of dissatisfaction was in space planning; the majority of the homeowners had difficulty arranging furniture in the living room. The spatial analysis of the floor plans revealed that the configuration of the open plan and circulation as well as passive design features contributed to these space planning problems. Design guidelines and recommendations that incorporate the research findings are also presented. In terms of other considerations, these homeowners were very satisfied with their passive solar homes. This satisfaction seemed to be related to psychological factors; sunlight, spaciousness, and openness were frequently cited as the most pleasing elements of the designs.

McLain-Kark, J.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2002 - Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2002 Houses Now?  

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2 2 Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2002 Houses Now? After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002, the competition houses were put to a variety of uses. To learn more about where each house is today, select from the markers on the map below or choose from the links in the following table. Screen reader users: click here for plain HTML Go to Google Maps Home Loading... Map Sat Ter Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different: Add Destination - Show options Hide options Get Directions Note: Public transit coverage may not be available in this area. Report a problem - Maps Labs - Help Google Maps ‎ ‎ - ©2014 Google ‎ - Terms of Use - Privacy View U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002 Houses in a larger map The contents of this map are also presented in the table below. If you need

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon: Challenging Students to Build Energy Efficient, Cost-Effective, and Attractive Solar-Powered Houses  

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The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. The paper discusses the solutions developed for the event. We believe that the solutions implemented for Solar Decathlon 2011 represent current trends and that by analyzing, critiquing, and exposing the solutions pursued, the industry can become better suited to address challenges of the future. Constructing a solar community using high-efficiency design and unique materials while remaining code compliant, safe, and effective results in solutions that are market relevant, important, and interesting to the industry as a whole.

Simon, J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

User participation in passive solar housing design  

SciTech Connect

A field study was conducted in 1984 in order to compare the characteristics, lifestyle, attitudes, and behavioral adaptations of two groups of passive solar homeowners, those with high or low levels of participation in the design and/or building process. Forty-one Virginia passive solar homeowners were surveyed and interviewed in their home. Photographic slides and floor plans with furniture layout were also analyzed. The results indicate that the owner-built homeowners or those with high participation in design and/or building were older, more educated, and were more involved in community affairs than the low participation homeowners. They also were more involved in maintenance tasks, more likely to engage in a voluntary simplicity lifestyle, and more energy conserving. The owner-builders too had a higher level of satisfaction with their home. The majority of the homeowners expressed dissatisfaction with the flexibility of arranging furniture in the open plan. An analysis of the floor plans revealed that three factors were contributing to the problems: zones, circulation/furniture arrangement, and passive elements.

McLain-Kark, J.H.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Kansas Project Solar House  

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shape is ideal for showing off its efficiency and renewable energy features. A facade of solar panels easily attached to standing-seam metal roofing covers most of the south wall,...

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Final system instrumentation design package for decade 80 solar house  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This system instrumentation design package reflects the final configuration of the Decade 80 solar house to monitor and collect system performance data. The system instrumentation acceptance review was held on June 14, 1977. This review demonstrated by actual operation that the system and the data acquisition subsystem operated satisfactorily and installation of instrumentation was in accordance with the design. This design package is made up of: site and system description, operating and control modes, and instrumentation program (including sensor schematic).

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1978-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SunShot Prize: America's Most Affordable Rooftop Solar: A Competition To Spur Low-Cost Rooftop Solar Installations Across The Nation (Fact Sheet)  

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The SunShot Prize encourages novel public-private partnerships, original business models, and innovative approaches to installing clean, renewable solar energy. The sustainable business strategies developed by participants will provide transferable lessons that can be applied nationwide to hasten America's transition to affordable clean energy in a post-subsidy market.

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2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

University Teams to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in U.S.  

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to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 University Teams to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 September 22, 2011 - 10:32am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world have descended on the National Mall's West Potomac Park to showcase the highly energy efficient solar-powered houses they created for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Today's opening ceremony kicks off the biennial competition that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate houses powered by the sun that are affordable, energy efficient, attractive, and easy to live in. "The Solar Decathlon collegiate teams are showing how clean energy

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Power House Solar and Wind | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wind Wind Jump to: navigation, search Name Power House Solar and Wind Address 1504 Woodlawn Ave Place Canon City, Colorado Zip 81212 Sector Solar Product Design, consulting, product and system sales, and complete installation services Website http://www.powerhousesolar.net Coordinates 38.4526295°, -105.2273024° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.4526295,"lon":-105.2273024,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Low-income housing in Kampala, Uganda : a strategy package to overcome barriers for delivering housing opportunities affordable to the urban poor  

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The city of Kampala, Uganda, is struggling with a housing deficit that is compounding each year and creating market distortions that threaten to derail recent economic success and destabilize the social fabric of the ...

Mayer, Richard Campbell

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Full-Spectrum Semiconducting Material for Affordable, Highly Efficient Solar Cells  

Wladyslaw Walukiewicz and Kin Man Yu of Berkeley Lab have designed a new semiconducting material that will enable the fabrication of high efficiency solar cells at a fraction of the price of other technologies.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » CHIP House Takes Design  

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CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) Friday, May 13, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. The students from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology, otherwise known as the SCI-Arc/Caltech team, have teamed up to take an interesting approach to the design of their Solar Decathlon house. Unlike the other houses we've profiled, CHIP-which stands for Compact House Infinite Possibilities-looks

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Team China Transforms Shipping Containers into a Solar-Powered House |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Team China Transforms Shipping Containers into a Solar-Powered Team China Transforms Shipping Containers into a Solar-Powered House Team China Transforms Shipping Containers into a Solar-Powered House June 16, 2011 - 3:31pm Addthis Team China's Y Container design model | Courtesy of the Solar Decathlon's Flickr photostream Team China's Y Container design model | Courtesy of the Solar Decathlon's Flickr photostream Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. Design aesthetics, engineering, marketing appeal -- these are just a few of

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Energy Department Announces $60 Million to Drive Affordable,...  

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60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power Energy Department Announces 60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power October 22, 2013 - 11:45am Addthis News...

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Energy Department Announces $60 Million to Drive Affordable,...  

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0 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power Energy Department Announces 60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power October 22, 2013 - 11:45am Addthis News...

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Passive solar for urban tenement housing : case study and retrofit design for West-Berlin  

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Studies about residential passive solar heating have been conducted in many countries, mostly dealing with new or existing single family houses and nearly unlimited access to the sun. Only a few studies are related to ...

Lohr, Alexander W

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design of a Korean style passive solar house for rural area  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Korea Solar Energy Research Institute (KSERI) as well as the Korean government is pushing hard on the development of passive solar technology with high priority for the expeditious widespread use of soalr energy. As a first attempt at KSERI for the demonstration of a passive solar house in the rural area, designs of single family residential buildings were performed. The proposed designs are expected to be used by the Korean government for the construction of demonstration passive houses throughout Korea. Introduced here is one such design, whose design goal was to generate a demonstration solar house which is a) passive, b) for rural area, c) simple in construction and operation, d) technically sound (meeting the desired solar fraction) and, e) most economical.

Auh, P.C.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficient Industrialized Housing Research Program, Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon and the Florida Solar Energy Center  

SciTech Connect

This research program addresses the need to increase the energy efficiency of industrialized housing. Two research centers have responsibility for the program: the Center for Housing Innovation at the University of Oregon and the Florida Solar Energy Center, a research institute of the University of Central Florida. The two organizations provide complementary architectural, systems engineering, and industrial engineering capabilities. In 1989 we worked on these tasks: (1) the formation of a steering committee, (2) the development of a multiyear research plan, (3) analysis of the US industrialized housing industry, (4) assessment of foreign technology, (5) assessment of industrial applications, (6) analysis of computerized design and evaluation tools, and (7) assessment of energy performance of baseline and advanced industrialized housing concepts. The current research program, under the guidance of a steering committee composed of industry and government representatives, focuses on three interdependent concerns -- (1) energy, (2) industrial process, and (3) housing design. Building homes in a factory offers the opportunity to increase energy efficiency through the use of new materials and processes, and to increase the value of these homes by improving the quality of their construction. Housing design strives to ensure that these technically advanced homes are marketable and will meet the needs of the people who will live in them.

Brown, G.Z.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

DOE Solar Decathlon: Rice University: Transforming the Row House...  

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Houses Now? Arizona Cornell Illinois Iowa State Kentucky Minnesota Ohio State Penn State Puerto Rico Rice Team Alberta Team Boston Team California Team Germany Team Missouri Team...

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Affordable Solar Energy Solar Powder is a solar-energy company that has developed an innovative technology that will set a new  

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solar photovoltaic (PV) companies! At SolarWorld, you will have the opportunity to help develop one are looking for everyday heroes who are highly-motivated to grow North America's largest Solar PV productionSAMPLE INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION ­ NOT CURRENTLY OPEN ­ FOR INFORMATION ONLY Summer Internship Solar

Choate, Paul M.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » The Houses Are All Here!  

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The Houses Are All Here! The Houses Are All Here! Wednesday, September 25, 2013 By Richard King Good news! As of Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, all trucks with previously missing house sections and equipment were onsite at the Orange County Great Park. Yesterday, four teams were behind schedule because their trucks were still out on the road. But today, Kentucky/Indiana, Arizona/New Mexico, Team Texas, and North Carolina are all happy to be working at full speed. Photo of a diesel offloading a segment of the Team Texas house. Team Texas was happy to have its second truck arrive today. The house section it was transporting was too tall to fit through an underpass, so the truck had to find an alternate route. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Photo of decathletes working on the construction of the Kentucky/Indiana house.

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California's Housing Problem  

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could not only improve Californias housing opportunitiesrequirements for education California Budget Project.Locked Out 2004: Californias Affordable Housing Crisis.

Kroll, Cynthia; Singa, Krute

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Designing the Houses of Today | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Made up of students from the University of Louisville, Ball State University and the University of Kentucky, the KentuckyIndiana team decided to create a house that could...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Taking the House  

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BeauSoleil in front of Fletcher Hall at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. BeauSoleil in front of Fletcher Hall at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Enlarge image BeauSoleil returned to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus following Solar Decathlon 2009. (Courtesy of Philip+Gould) Who: University of Louisiana at Lafayette What: BeauSoleil Where: The University of Louisiana at Lafayette 140 Girard Park Circle Lafayette, LA 70503 Map This House Public tours: The house is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Solar Decathlon 2009 University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Taking the House out of Louisiana After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's BeauSoleil returned to campus, where it will remain. "We put it here on campus so that students can experience it over the next

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Summerwood Associates, House M, Old Saybrook, Connecticut: Solar energy system performance evaluation, June 1980-May 1981  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Summerwood Associates, House M is a single-family rowhouse residence in Connecticut. The active solar energy system is designed to supply 78% of the space heating and 100% of the hot water loads. It is equipped with 378 square feet of flat plate collectors, a 600-gallon concrete storage tank, and for auxiliary heating, a heat pump and electrical resistance heater. The system and subsystem performance are measured, including the solar fraction, solar savings ratio, conventional fuel savings, system performance factor, and solar system coefficient of performance. Also given are the system operating energy, energy savings, and weather conditions. (LEW)

Raymond, M.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

NREL: Technology Deployment - Solar Deployment and Market Transformation  

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Solar Deployment and Market Transformation Solar Deployment and Market Transformation NREL enables faster, easier, and less expensive solar installations by applying our expertise and knowledge to projects that addresses challenges, inefficiencies, and market barriers to solar technology deployment. Northeast Denver Housing Center Solarize Grassroots Movement Drives Down Solar Prices 30% in Portland, Oregon Solarize Northeast Denver Housing Center NREL Identifies PV for 28 Affordable Housing Units Our technical experts work with policymakers, program administrators, regulators, utilities, transmission organizations, technology developers, financial organizations, and insurance companies to help break down barriers to solar technology deployment by: Developing and delivering policy and market design trainings

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Housing  

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... NIST is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the center of Washington, DC Housing arrangements have been ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Saskatchewan House: 100 percent solar in a severe climate  

SciTech Connect

The Saskatchewan Conservation House in Regina, Canada, receives 100% of its heating primarily from passive heat gain. The house incorporates insulation levels three-fold the current Canadian standard, caulked and sealed vapor barriers with an air-to-air heat exchanger utilizing plastic sheeting, south facing windows, a waste water heat exchanger for laundry and bath water, and an active system of 192 ft/sup 2/ of vacuum tube collectors with 2,800 gal water storage. Insulated shutters are used on all the windows. Problems have developed with controls for the active heating system which was designed to supply 100% of the space heating. Infiltration was measured at 5% air change/hr. The heat storage capacity, energy consumption, performance estimates, and system components of the house are reported in detail.

Besant, R.W., Dumont, R.S., Schoenau, G.

1979-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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University Teams to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 University Teams to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in U.S....

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Affordable Solar Energy Solar Powder is a solar-energy company that has developed an innovative technology that will set a new  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and selenium. CIGS was chosen because of its high cell efficiency, high energy yield, and now with Solar Powder Powder plans to manufacture and sell solar photovoltaic panels that have a module energy con- version of the world photovoltaic market. By 2015, the global photovoltaic market is expected to grow to 43

Jawitz, James W.

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Solar house design program validation. Progress report No. 1  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

It is important that the designer of solar heating and/or cooling systems be able to perform rapid and approximate calculations for determining the size of the various components that constitute a solar heating and/or cooling system. These approximation techniques may be used to provide quick checks against more detailed analyses to ensure against possible gross errors, and may also be used to provide information to a potential client. (WDM)

Winn, C B

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Passive-solar techniques for the mobile/modular housing industry  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Using a fairly typical mobile home design, it is shown that state-of-the-art mobile/modular housing and passive solar techniques can be used together. Computer simulations are used to analyze the concept. Size conditions at a mobile home park are considered. Glazing orientation, shading, and thermal storage are included in the analysis. (LEW)

Osborn, D.C.

1983-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » 2009 Virginia Tech House  

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2009 Virginia Tech House Steals the Show in Times Square 2009 Virginia Tech House Steals the Show in Times Square Thursday, January 28, 2010 Photo of Sam Champion and Chip Clark talking inside Lumenhaus. Outside, in the snow, a cameraperson and assistant film them. Sam Champion films a Just One Thing segment inside Virginia Tech's Lumenhaus. Credit: Kelly Shimoda/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Virginia Tech's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 entry, Lumenhaus, traveled to New York's Times Square this week, where it wowed passersby and wooed audiences on ABC's "Good Morning America." Watch a video clip of "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion interviewing Virginia Tech team member Chip Clark, or see additional photos of Lumenhaus in Times Square on Flickr.

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Design, Construction, Transportation, Operation and Post-Occupancy Analysis for the Texas A&M Solar Decathlon House  

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This paper describes the design, construction, transportation, operation and post occupancy analysis of the 2007 Texas A&M Solar Decathlon House (TAMU SD house). The TAMU SD house was developed to be a modular house that could grow into varying configurations, yet be completely powered from the solar radiation that falls on the footprint of the structure. To accomplish this, the Texas A&M team designed and simulated varying designs using building energy simulation (DOE-2), solar thermal analysis (F-CHART), photovoltaic analysis (PV F-CHART), lighting analysis (Ecotect, RADIANCE, DAYSIM), and other engineering analysis procedures. After approval from the USDOE, the construction of the house then took place on the Texas A&M campus and the house was transported to Washington, D.C., where the construction was completed and the house was prepared for the competition. After the competition the house is now on display on-campus at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, TX.

Malhotra, M.; Ramirez, E.; Im, P.; Cho, S.; Canez, J.; Haberl, J.; Schaider, N.; Fisk, P.; Feigenbaum, L.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Air thermosiphon solar heating system: the Jones house, Santa Fe, New Mexico  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A hybrid passive/active solar heating system, featuring a passive air thermosiphon loop, is described. Heated air is supplied to a rock storage bin, coupled with blower-driven air distribution to the house. The house, of 246 m/sup 2/ (2650 ft/sup 2/) heated area and located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, also includes a greenhouse located under the planar collector array. Architectural features and construction details of the house, the solar collector, storage, and distribution system are presented. Representative results of three months of monitoring by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory of collector, rock bin, and greenhouse temperatures, as well as outside ambient temperature and insolation, are reported and discussed. Data recorded hourly since the system was placed in operation in early February 1978, show temperatures in the rock bin in excess of 71/sup 0/C (160/sup 0/F) and in the collector absorber mesh in excess of 93/sup 0/C (200/sup 0/F). Delivery temperatures from the charged bin, without auxiliary boost, range from 38 to 54/sup 0/C (100 to 130/sup 0/F).

Hunn, B.D.; Jones, M.M.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

DOE Solar Decathlon: Norwich University  

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Norwich University Norwich University Delta T-90 House www.nusd2013.org Norwich University's mission at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 is to show that high-performance, solar-powered dwellings can be affordable and beautiful. The Delta T-90 House accommodates New England's unique seasons and is designed to be affordable for those earning 20% less than the Vermont median income. Design Philosophy The house explores the hidden values and richness within a conservation-based lifestyle and respects the interdependency between the economy and the built environment. The Delta T-90 House is guided by the beliefs that high-performance, solar-powered dwellings should be available to all and that good design is not a function of cost. By maximizing the building envelope first and then using simplified mechanical systems as a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: About Solar Decathlon  

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About Solar Decathlon About Solar Decathlon The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. The first Solar Decathlon was held in 2002; the competition has since occurred biennially in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2013. The next event will take place in 2015. Open to the public free of charge, the Solar Decathlon gives visitors the opportunity to tour solar-powered houses, gather ideas to use in their own homes, and learn how energy-saving features can help them save money today.

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KAUPUNI VILLAGE: A closer look at the first net-zero energy affordable housing community in Hawaii (Brochure), Hawaii Powered, Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI)  

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KAUPUNI VILLAGE: KAUPUNI VILLAGE: A closer look at the first net-zero energy affordable housing community in Hawai'i Hawai'i initiative embraces sustainability For more than a thousand years, native Hawai'ians practiced sustainability as a way of life. Deeply rooted in respect for the land, air, and water, these ancient cultural practices made this beautiful Pacific archipelago a bustling, self-sustainable community. Today the Hawai'ian Islands are still bustling but are far from being self-sustainable. In fact, Hawai'i is the most oil-dependent state in the United States with more than 95% of its energy supplied by imported fossil fuels. This makes its economy extremely vulnerable to oil price fluctuations, and residents and businesses continually struggle with sky-high energy costs.

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Bay Ridge Gardens - Mixed Humid Affordable Multifamily Housing Deep Energy Retrofit, Annapolis, Maryland (Fact Sheet), Building America Case Study: Efficient Solutions for New and Existing Homes, Building Technologies Office (BTO)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bay Ridge Gardens-Mixed Bay Ridge Gardens-Mixed Humid Affordable Multifamily Housing Deep Energy Retrofit Annapolis, Maryland PROJECT INFORMATION Construction: Existing Type: Apartment building: Bay Ridge Gardens Annapolis, MD www.bayridgegardens.com Size: 12 apartment units, 713 ft 2 and 909 ft 2 each Year of construction: 1970s Date completed: 2013 Climate Zone: Mixed-humid PERFORMANCE DATA Pre-retrofit annual energy use (normalized): 28.4 kilowatt-hour per square foot (kWh/ft 2 ) Post-retrofit annual energy use (normalized): 16.3 kWh/ft 2 Percent energy savings: 43% Incremental cost of energy efficiency measures: $85,996 Monetized annual energy savings: $6,900 Savings to Investment Ratio: 1.1 Significant energy savings-43% in this case-are possible in older multifamily

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Performance of residential solar heating and cooling system with flat-plate and evacuated tubular collectors: CSU Solar House I  

SciTech Connect

Measurements in Solar House I at Colorado State University have provided comparison data on space heating, water heating, and cooling by systems in which flat-plate collectors and evacuated tube collectors were used. Data were procured on 47 days during operation of the flat-plate collector and on 112 days when the house was heated or cooled by the evacuated tube collector system. It was concluded that the system comprising an evacuated tubular collector, lithium bromide absorption water chiller, and associated equipment is highly effective in providing solar heating and cooling to a small building, that it can supply up to twice the space heating and several times the cooling obtainable from an equal occupied area of good quality flat-plate collectors, and that a greater fraction of the domestic hot water can be obtained by supplying its heat from main storage. The cost-effectiveness of the system, in comparison with one employing a good flat-plate collector, can be determined when commercial pricing data are made available.

Duff, W.S.; Conway, T.M.; Loef, G.O.G.; Meredith, D.B.; Pratt, R.B.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance of residential solar heating and cooling system with flat-plate and evacuated tubular collectors: CSU Solar House I  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Measurements in Solar House I at Colorado State University have provided comparison data on space heating, water heating, and cooling by systems in which flat-plate collectors and evacuated tube collectors were used. Data were procured on 47 days during operation of the flat-plate collector and on 112 days when the house was heated or cooled by the evacuated tube collector system. It was concluded that the system comprising an evacuated tubular collector, lithium bromide absorption water chiller, and associated equipment is highly effective in providing space heating and cooling to a small building, that it can supply up to twice the space heating and several times the cooling obtainable from an equal occupied area of good quality flat-plate collectors, and that a greater fraction of the domestic hot water can be obtained by supplying its heat from main storage. The cost-effectiveness of the system, in comparison with one employing a good flat-plate collector, can be determined when commercial pricing data are made available. A summary of monthly and annual energy use for space heating, domestic hot water (DHW) heating, and space cooling is presented. The collector performance is presented. The first two months of data were obtained with the system employing flat-plate collectors, whereas heating and cooling during the following nine months were supplied by the evacuated tube collector system.

Duff, W.S.; Conway, T.M.; Loef, G.O.G.; Meredith, D.B.; Pratt, R.B.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solarization/conservation technology development program for existing housing. Progress report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A four month period of project organization, data file examination, development of concepts and technical study of S/C components is covered. At the start of the project 188 residences were considered appropriate for study in this program. All of these houses in the course of three years have had code update assistance. This has included some conservation retrofit. The City of Ann Arbor has been selected for a pilot study of the RCS Audit program. As of this date an initial 200 audits have been completed. Also, the C D office is presently undertaking the conservation retrofit of several residences in accordance with RCS recommendations. Available aerial photographs have proved to be inadequate for solar-site evaluation. The conservation updates and the RCS audits present an opportunity for evaluation and comparisons.

Oberdick, W.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Teams  

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Teams Teams Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Teams archive, sorted by date. Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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Solar | Department of Energy  

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Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Energy Sources Renewables Solar Solar July 12, 2013 California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar...

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Performance and cost of a hybrid passive/active solar house  

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The design, construction, cost, and initial operation of a hybrid passive/active solar-heated house in Los Alamos, New Mexico, is described. The system is dominated by a two-story Trombe wall, constructed of 0.3-m-thick (1-ft) slump block, that can be operated in either a passive or active mode. In the active mode, a blower circulates air through the Trombe wall air space and into a rock bed. A three-zone forced-air distribution system is connected to the rock bed. A separate flat-plate collector array heats a preheater tank for domestic hot water. Operating results of the system, which is being monitored by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL), are reported for just over the first year of operation (1977 and part of 1978). In addition, system cost, occupant observations, and conclusions are presented. Energy consumption records for 1977 indicate that approximately 60% of the net space heating load was provided by solar energy.

Hunn, B.D.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hathaway ''Solar Patriot'' House: A Case Study in Efficiency and Renewable Energy  

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This report details the monitored and modeled performance of a solar home outside of Washington, D.C. We modeled the home energy performance using DOE2.2, performed numerous short-terms tests on the home and monitored its occupied performance for 29 months. The home uses modular construction, solar water heating, a ground-coupled heat pump, efficient appliances and compact fluorescent lighting to reduce its energy consumption by 35% compared to the Building America research benchmark home. The addition of 6kW of photovoltaics increases the savings to 67% compared to the Building America research benchmark. A more efficient shell to reduce space conditioning loads would have brought the home closer to its zero energy goals. However, even with efficient lighting and appliances, the lights, appliance and plug loads are a significant energy consumer. About 4 kW of PV are required to meet the needs of these loads alone. To achieve the zero energy goal with no further efficiency increases, the Hathaway house would need about 2.6 kW of PV in addition to the 6.0 kW it now has.

Norton, P.; Hancock, E.; Barker, G.; Reeves, P.

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon  

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Decathlon Decathlon Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon archive, sorted by date. Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! Friday, November 1, 2013 By Solar Decathlon In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals. Up to 20 teams will be selected to begin two-year projects to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence. Selected teams will design, construct, and test their houses before reassembling them at the Solar Decathlon 2015 competition site, which will

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Engineering Design, Construction, Operation and Analysis of the 2007 Texas A&M University Solar Decathlon House  

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This report presents the design, construction, and operation of a 100% solar-powered house from an engineering perspective. This includes energy simulation results, selection of systems, design of systems, assembly of systems, integration between architectural and engineering design, transportation of the house to Washington D.C., and a review of the actual performance of the house during the 2007 Solar Decathlon. The house was designed and constructed in Bryan-College Station, Texas, from January 2006 to September 2007. It was constructed at the Texas A&M University (TAMU) facilities and it was then transported to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energys Solar Decathlon which took place from October 3 to October 23, 2007. A full-description of this project is presented along with the TAMU teams strategy for the competition contests. Finally, an analysis of the final outcome is offered with recommendations for future events

Ramirez, E. J.

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering Design, Construction, Operation and Analysis of the 2007 Texas A&M University Solar Decathlon House  

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This report presents the design, construction, and operation of a 100% solar-powered house from an engineering perspective. This includes energy simulation results, selection of systems, design of systems, assembly of systems, integration between architectural and engineering design, transportation of the house to Washington D.C., and a review of the actual performance of the house during the 2007 Solar Decathlon. The house was designed and constructed in Bryan-College Station, Texas, from January 2006 to September 2007. It was constructed at the Texas A&M University (TAMU) facilities and it was then transported to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energys Solar Decathlon which took place from October 3 to October 23, 2007. A full-description of this project is presented along with the TAMU teams strategy for the competition contests. Finally, an analysis of the final outcome is offered with recommendations for future events.

Ramirez, Eduardo

2008-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog  

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Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! November 1, 2013 By Solar Decathlon In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals. Up to 20 teams will be selected to begin two-year projects to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence. Selected teams will design, construct, and test their houses before reassembling them at the Solar Decathlon 2015 competition site, which will be announced in the coming months. As part of the Solar Decathlon, teams

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Affordance and Symmetry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Whilst it is generally accepted as a positive criterion, affordance only gives the weakest of hints for interactive systems designers. This paper shows how useful it is to consider affordance as generated by a correspondence between program symmetries ...

Harold W. Thimbleby

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Kentucky/Indiana  

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'Kentucky/Indiana' 'Kentucky/Indiana' Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Three teams tied for first place in the Affordability Contest by earning

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Performance evaluation of a solar air-heating and nocturnal cooling system in CSU Solar House II. Final report, June 1, 1977-September 30, 1978  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The solar heating system in Solar House II consists of 67.1 m/sup 2/ of double-glazed air-heating collectors with flat-black absorbers, 10.3 m/sup 3/ of pebble bed storage, air-to-water heat exchanger for preheating domestic water and one blower to circulate the air through the system. The nocturnal cooling system consists of an evaporative cooler and utilizes the pebble bed for cool storage. A schematic diagram of the system is shown.

Karaki, S.

1979-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Holistic revitalization in small post-industrial cities : tools for urban housing development  

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For generations, housing programs have sought to utilize redevelopment projects to accomplish broader community revitalization goals. Contemporary affordable housing practice embodies this idea in large housing development ...

Beam, Jeffrey (Jeffrey J.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Solar Decathlon  

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Decathlon Decathlon Photo of a woman assembling the Team Alberta solar-powered house at the Solar Decathlon, with the U.S. Capitol Building in the background. Solar Decathlon is an international competition that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. NREL has provided technical expertise for this U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) event since its conception in 1999. Considered one of DOE's most successful efforts, the Solar Decathlon helps remove multiple barriers to the adoption of solar energy technologies by: Educating students and the public about the money-saving opportunities and environmental benefits presented by clean-energy products and design solutions Demonstrating to the public the comfort and affordability of homes

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Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon October 3, 2013 11:45AM EDT to October 13, 2013 4:45PM EDT Orange County Great Park, Irvine California The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. The first Solar Decathlon was held in 2002; the competition has since occurred biennially in 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011. The next event will take place Oct. 3-13, 2013, at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The competition houses will be open to

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Shedding Light on the Solar Decathlon 2013 Teams | Department of Energy  

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Shedding Light on the Solar Decathlon 2013 Teams Shedding Light on the Solar Decathlon 2013 Teams Shedding Light on the Solar Decathlon 2013 Teams August 29, 2012 - 10:13am Addthis Meet the teams competing in the Solar Decathlon 2013 and get a feel for their different personalities. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What is the Solar Decathlon? Started in 2002 and held every two years, the Solar Decathlon challenges university teams to create affordable, energy-efficient solar-powered houses. Like an Olympic Decathlon, the Solar Decathlon consists of 10 contests to gauge houses' energy performance and affordability. As part of the competition, students from different academic disciplines get a chance to work together and gain training needed to work

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VIDEO: Transforming a House into a Home | Department of Energy  

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VIDEO: Transforming a House into a Home VIDEO: Transforming a House into a Home VIDEO: Transforming a House into a Home October 28, 2013 - 10:30am Addthis In the video above, Lakiya Culley talks about how her solar-powered, passive home, located in D.C.'s Deanwood neighborhood, has changed her family's future. | Video by Matty Greene, Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Matty Greene Matty Greene Videographer At universities all across the country, students are transforming the way we design and build homes -- developing affordable housing solutions that save money by saving energy. From installing solar panels to using energy efficient devices, like washing machines and LED lights, a clean technology future means more comfort and savings at home. And this is having a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Kentucky/Indiana  

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Kentucky/Indiana Kentucky/Indiana Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Kentucky/Indiana archive, sorted by date. Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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Indian Housing Training Conference  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This four-day conference will provide housing professionals with the tools to maintain good homes, build affordable homes, improve public safety, and provide essential building blocks to a healthy...

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Not everyone's a scientist - not everyone's a bureaucrat. [Financing and monitoring of passive solar houses in North Carolina  

SciTech Connect

Results are discussed of an effort to finance and monitor passive solar houses in North Carolina, emphasizing mistakes made by homeowners in using solar design features, and discussing education of decision-makers through the example of the monitored homes. (LEW)

Andron, S.R.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Find Out What Happened to the Houses...  

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Arizona SEED pod Arizona University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gable Home Illinois University of Kentucky s*ky blue House Kentucky University of Louisiana at Lafayette...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Feature Article - Learn About the Solar...  

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house, the University of Maryland house is nicely framed. (Credit: Stefano Paltera, Solar Decathlon) Solar Decathlon 2005 Learn About the Solar Decathlon Technologies Some of...

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Evaluation of high performance evacuated tubular collectors in a residential heating and cooling system: Colorado State University Solar House I. Report for October 1, 1976--September 30, 1977  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

CSU Solar House I is configured with a prototype Corning evacuated tubular collector and a new Arkla lithium bromide water chiller designed for solar operation. Data have been collected for this configuration since January 1977. Prior to that time and since mid-1974, Solar House I has operated with a flat-plate collector and a previous Arkla LiBr air conditioner modified to operate in the lower solar temperature ranges. Project objectives were to develop an operating and control system for the new configuration and to compare the performance of the new residential solar heating, cooling, and hot water system with performance of the previous system. Many problems were encountered in the evolution of the operating and control systems due to the different operating characteristics of evacuated tubular collectors, such as their rapid thermal response and the possibility of much higher temperatures as compared to a flat-plate collector.

Duff, W.S.; Conway, T.M.; Loef, G.O.G.; Meredith, D.B.; Pratt, R.B.

1978-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Czech Republic: Czech Technical University  

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Czech Republic: Czech Technical University Czech Republic: Czech Technical University AIR House www.airhouse.cz Czech Technical University designed the AIR House for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and for the generation of 50+-year-olds who are empty-nesters and nearing retirement. Many of the team members' parents fall into this demographic, which inspires a compelling conversation about senior housing. The AIR House, a prototype for an affordable (A), innovative (I), and recyclable (R) house, is designed for the Czech tradition of spending weekends in the countryside. Czech seniors can use the AIR House as a weekend getaway during their pre-retirement years and as a permanent residence after retirement. Design Philosophy The AIR House offers an energy-efficient, environmentally responsible house

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Comparative performance of two types of evacuated tubular solar collectors in a residential heating and cooling system. Final report, October 1, 1977-September 30, 1978. [CSU Solar House 1  

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Solar House I, the first residential solar system test facility at the Colorado State University, is described. Provision was made for the removal and replacement of the various subsystems so that the facility could be utilized to evaluate other residential size solar components and systems. Two evacuated tube collectors and one flat plate collector were evaluated. The operations history, system performance, performance assessment, and comparison with model are included. (MHR)

Loef, G.O.G.; Duff, W.S.

1979-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling, design and thermal performance of a BIPV/T system thermally coupled with a ventilated concrete slab in a low energy solar house: Part 1, BIPV/T system and house energy concept  

SciTech Connect

This paper is the first of two papers that describe the modeling, design, and performance assessment based on monitored data of a building-integrated photovoltaic-thermal (BIPV/T) system thermally coupled with a ventilated concrete slab (VCS) in a prefabricated, two-storey detached, low energy solar house. This house, with a design goal of near net-zero annual energy consumption, was constructed in 2007 in Eastman, Quebec, Canada - a cold climate area. Several novel solar technologies are integrated into the house and with passive solar design to reach this goal. An air-based open-loop BIPV/T system produces electricity and collects heat simultaneously. Building-integrated thermal mass is utilized both in passive and active forms. Distributed thermal mass in the direct gain area and relatively large south facing triple-glazed windows (about 9% of floor area) are employed to collect and store passive solar gains. An active thermal energy storage system (TES) stores part of the collected thermal energy from the BIPV/T system, thus reducing the energy consumption of the house ground source heat pump heating system. This paper focuses on the BIPV/T system and the integrated energy concept of the house. Monitored data indicate that the BIPV/T system has a typical efficiency of about 20% for thermal energy collection, and the annual space heating energy consumption of the house is about 5% of the national average. A thermal model of the BIPV/T system suitable for preliminary design and control of the airflow is developed and verified with monitored data. (author)

Chen, Yuxiang; Athienitis, A.K.; Galal, Khaled [Dept. of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, 1455 De Maisonneuve West, EV6.139, Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Teams  

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'Teams' 'Teams' Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! Friday, November 1, 2013 By Solar Decathlon In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals. Up to 20 teams will be selected to begin two-year projects to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence. Selected teams will design, construct, and test their houses before reassembling them at the Solar Decathlon 2015 competition site, which will be announced in the coming months. As part of the Solar Decathlon, teams

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Contests  

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Solar Decathlon Contests Solar Decathlon Contests Like the Olympic decathlon, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon consists of 10 contests. These contests are designed to gauge how well the houses perform and how livable and affordable they are. Each contest is worth a maximum of 100 points, for a competition total of 1,000 points. Teams can earn points three ways: Task completion Teams complete household tasks such as cooking, washing dishes, and doing laundry. Monitored performance Team houses perform to specified criteria, such as maintaining a comfortable (71°-76°F) indoor temperature range. Jury evaluation Jurors who are experts in their field (such as architecture, engineering, and communications) award points for features that cannot be measured (such as aesthetics and design inspiration).

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Meet the Teams | Department of Energy  

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Meet the Teams Solar Decathlon 2013: Meet the Teams Solar Decathlon 2013: Meet the Teams Addthis Arizona State University and The University of New Mexico 1 of 18 Arizona State University and The University of New Mexico Arizona State University and The University of New Mexico are teaming up to create SHADE -- an adaptable, self-sustaining house designed for the typical southwestern suburbia. An 800-square-foot house, SHADE uses multiple patios to extend the living space of the house. Image: Jessica Slater, ASU Czech Republic: Czech Technical University 2 of 18 Czech Republic: Czech Technical University Students from Czech Technical University are creating the AIR House -- an affordable, innovative and recyclable house -- that is designed for Czech Republic's growing senior population. Inspired by the typical Czech

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The Public Financing of Affordable Housing in the 21st Century: A Case Study of Californias Tax-exempt Bond Program and How It Serves Californias Most Populous County  

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TCAC Dataset on Housing Costs Per Square Foot C. Appendix 3:s Source: TCAC, Cost Per Square Foot data set ibid programTarget Target Costs Per Square Foot Households Households

Molly Rysman

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Affordable Care Act:  

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Affordable Care Act: Affordable Care Act: Preventive Services at 100% Preventive Care Services Covered Without Cost-sharing - Without Copay, Coinsurance or Deductible The Affordable Care Act requires non-grandfathered health plans and policies to provide coverage for "preventive care services" 1 without cost-sharing (such as coinsurance, deductible or copayment), when the member uses a network provider. Services may include screenings, immunizations, and other types of care, as recommended by the federal government. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is committed to implementing coverage changes to meet ACA requirements as well as the needs and expectations of our members. General Highlights of New Regulations * Applies to group health plans including insured and self-

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Cold-Climate Case Study for Affordable Zero Energy Homes: Preprint  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This project, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Program, is a case study in reaching zero energy within the affordable housing sector in cold climates. The design of the 1200 square foot, 3-bedroom Denver zero energy home carefully combines envelope efficiency, efficient equipment, appliances and lighting, and passive and active solar features to reach the zero energy goal. The home was designed using an early version of the BEOpt building optimization software with additional analysis using DOE2. This engineering approach was tempered by regular discussions with Habitat construction staff and volunteers. These discussions weighed the applicability of the optimized solutions to the special needs and economics of a Habitat house--moving the design towards simple, easily maintained mechanical systems and volunteer-friendly construction techniques.

Norton, P.; Christensen, C.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Announces $60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient  

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60 Million to Drive Affordable, 60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power Energy Department Announces $60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power October 22, 2013 - 11:45am Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - Building on President Obama's broad-based plan to cut carbon pollution and support clean energy innovation across the country, Energy Secretary Moniz announced today about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development. As part of the Department's SunShot Initiative, these awards will help lower the cost of solar electricity, advance seamless grid integration and support a growing U.S. solar workforce. "The tremendous growth in the U.S. solar industry over the past few years is helping to pave the way to a cleaner, more sustainable energy future

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Solar heating and cooling of housing : five institutional analysis case studies  

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This paper is one of a series resulting from institutional analysis of photovoltaic (PV) acceptance. The case studies reported here involve use of solar thermal technologies in variuos residential settings. All of the ...

Nutt-Powell, Thomas E.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Construction Begins for Solar Decathlon 2011 | Department of Energy  

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Construction Begins for Solar Decathlon 2011 Construction Begins for Solar Decathlon 2011 Construction Begins for Solar Decathlon 2011 September 13, 2011 - 11:13am Addthis Location of U.S. Department of Energy's 2011 Solar Decathlon at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Location of U.S. Department of Energy's 2011 Solar Decathlon at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world are arriving at the National Mall's West Potomac Park to assemble the highly energy efficienta solar-powered houses they built for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. The teams will then compete in 10 contests during 10 days that gauge each house's performance, livability and affordability.

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Boston, Massachusetts: Solar in Action (Brochure)  

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This brochure provides an overview of the challenges and successes of Boston, MA, a 2007 Solar America City awardee, on the path toward becoming a solar-powered community. Accomplishments, case studies, key lessons learned, and local resource information are given. The City of Boston and its Solar America Cities program, Solar Boston, are helping to debunk the myth that solar energy is only feasible in the southern latitudes. Boston has some of the highest energy prices in the country and will likely be one of the first locations where solar power achieves grid parity with conventional energy technologies. Solar Boston is facilitating the rapid development of solar energy projects and infrastructure in the short-term, and is preparing for the rapid market growth that is expected with the imminent arrival of grid parity over the long-term. Solar Boston developed the strategy for achieving Mayor Menino's goal of installing 25 MW of solar energy throughout Boston by 2015. Through Solar Boston, the city has developed a strategy for the installation of solar technology throughout Boston, including mapping feasible locations, preparing a permitting guide, and planning the citywide bulk purchase, financing, and installation of solar technology. The city has also worked with local organizations to maximize Boston's participation in state incentive programs and innovative financing initiatives. The resulting accomplishments include the following: (1) Created an online map of current local renewable energy projects with a tool to allow building owners to calculate their rooftop solar potential. The map is currently live at http://gis.cityofboston.gov/solarboston/. (2) Supported the city's Green Affordable Housing Program (GAHP), in partnership with the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND). Under GAHP, the city is installing more than 150 kW of PV on 200 units of affordable housing. DND requires that all new city-funded affordable housing be LEED silver certified and built solar-ready. (3) Defined solar's role in emergency preparedness with the Boston Mayor's Office of Emergency Preparedness. (4) Worked with local organizations to maximize Boston's participation in state incentive programs and innovative financing mechanisms. Solar Boston partners include DOE, MTC, local utilities and unions, an anonymous foundation, and a broad range of local, regional, and national clean-energy stakeholders. Solar Boston kicked off its partner program on January 10, 2008, sponsoring a workshop on 'Thinking BIG about Boston's Solar Energy Future,' to discuss how state, utility, and municipal programs can work together. Presentations were given by Solar Boston, Keyspan/National Grid, NSTAR, and MTC.

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2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CROSS-CUTTING R&D ON ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR MORE EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN BUILDINGS AND HYBRID PHOTOBIOREACTORS  

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This RD&D project is a three year team effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports daylight from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a bundle of small core or a large core polymer fiber optics. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae or it can be a device that is a combination of daylighting and electric lighting for space/task lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. For the second generation (alpha) system, the secondary mirror is an ellipsoidal mirror that directs the visible light into a bundle of small-core fibers. The IR spectrum is filtered out to minimize unnecessary heating at the fiber entrance region. This report describes the following investigations of various aspects of the system. Taken as a whole, they confirm significant progress towards the technical feasibility and commercial viability of this technology. (1) TRNSYS Modeling of a Hybrid Lighting System: Building Energy Loads and Chromaticity Analysis; (2) High Lumens Screening Test Setup for Optical Fibers; (3) Photo-Induced Heating in Plastic Optical Fiber Bundles; (4) Low-Cost Primary Mirror Development; (5) Potential Applications for Hybrid Solar Lighting; (6) Photobioreactor Population Experiments and Productivity Measurements; and (7) Development of a Microalgal CO2-Biofixation Photobioreactor.

Byard D. Wood; Jeff D. Muhs

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Solar house heating system using reflective pyramid optical condensing system. Evaluation of performance, June 1, 1975--December 31, 1976  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The prototype system, previously built on Westover Road, Stamford, Connecticut, was upgraded, instrumented, and evaluated. It was found to perform essentially as expected, but the open construction was found to have problems. A fully enclosed model Pyramidal Optics house was built by Better Homes of Delaware near Rehoboth, Delaware. After a number of significant improvements were made in the optical concentrating system and the flat plate receiver assembly, the system was monitored throughout the winter of 1976/1977 and found to perform very well. The solar contribution to heating amounted to 70 percent during the severe winter months and is expected to exceed 80 percent throughout the year. The Pyramidal Optics system has been found to have a number of economic and operational advantages. It is planned to evaluate additional systems in other locations and different climatic conditions.

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1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Adaptive Full-Spectrum Solar Energy Systems Cross-Cutting R&D on adaptive full-spectrum solar energy systems for more efficient and affordable use of solar energy in buildings and hybrid photobioreactors  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This RD&D project is a multi-institutional effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports daylight from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a bundle of polymer fiber optics. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae for CO{sub 2} sequestration or it can be a device that is a combination of daylighting and electric lighting for space/task lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. For the third generation (beta) system, the secondary mirror is an ellipsoidal mirror that directs the visible light into a bundle of 3 mm diameter fibers. The IR spectrum is filtered out to minimize unnecessary heating at the fiber entrance region. This report describes the major achievements from this research that began in August 2001.

Wood, Byard; Kim, Kwang

2006-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

168

ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS Cross-Cutting R & D on adaptive full-spectrum solar energy systems for more efficient and affordable use of solar energy in buildings and hybrid photobioreactors  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This RD&D project is a three year team effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports daylight from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a bundle of polymer fiber optics. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae or it can be a device that is a combination of daylighting and electric lighting for space/task lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. For the third generation (beta) system, the secondary mirror is an ellipsoidal mirror that directs the visible light into a bundle of 3 mm diameter fibers. The IR spectrum is filtered out to minimize unnecessary heating at the fiber entrance region. This report describes the following investigations: Niche applications for HSL technology, Luminaire design characteristics for linear and point lighting fixtures, and Daylight affects on productivity.

Byard D. Wood; David L. Beshears

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Belgium: Ghent University  

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Team Belgium: Ghent University Team Belgium: Ghent University Ghent University's E-Cube is being rebuilt at the West Flemish Greenbridge Science Park, located in the outer port of Oostende, Belgium. Following U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, the Ghent University team applied for funding to rebuild the E-Cube as a zero-energy test house to provide experimental data for faculty and other researchers. The house will also be used as a demonstration project for innovative renewable energy technologies. For the Solar Decathlon 2011, Team Belgium aimed for simplicity with E-Cube. Its market appeal was its simple construction methods and its affordability. The house was designed as a building kit for a self-builder who lacks the time and expertise to build a house from scratch. This

170

Modeling a solar energy system for required heat and electricity of a house  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In attaining sustainable development, energy efficiency processes and sustainable energy resources play an important role. The use of renewable energies offers a wide range of benefits and low CO2-emision. A sustainable energy system may be regarded ... Keywords: TEG modules, parabolic mirrors, photovoltaic, renewable energy (RE), seebeck module, solar energy

C?t?lin Mocanu; Krisztina Uzuneanu; Joaquim Carlos Freitas; Jorge Martins; Daniela Tasma

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Building Industry Workshops  

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team Puerto Rico student stands over the team's gray-water pool, which is filled with green plants, and explains to visitors surrounding the pool how it recycles water for reuse. team Puerto Rico student stands over the team's gray-water pool, which is filled with green plants, and explains to visitors surrounding the pool how it recycles water for reuse. Universidad de Puerto Rico student Wilfredo Rodriguez explains the team's gray-water pool to visitors at the 2007 Solar Decathlon. The pool is used to filter wash water for reuse. Solar Decathlon 2007 Building Industry Workshops Below are descriptions of the workshops offered at the 2007 Solar Decathlon on Building Industry Day, Thursday, October 18, 2007. Solar Applications for Homes Revised Title: Translating Sustainability to Affordable Housing 9:00 a.m. Presenter: ASHRAE and John Quale, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Architecture The focus of the workshop is translating sustainability to affordable

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ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CROSS-CUTTING R&D ON ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR MORE EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN BUILDINGS AND HYBRID PHOTOBIOREACTORS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This RD&D project is a three year team effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports day light from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a large core polymer fiber optic. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae or it can be a device that is a combination of day lighting and fluorescent lighting for office lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. The secondary mirror consists of eight planar-segmented mirrors that direct the visible part of the spectrum to eight fibers (receiver) and subsequently to eight luminaires. This results in about 8,200 lumens incident at each fiber tip. Each fiber can illuminate about 16.7 m{sup 2} (180 ft{sup 2}) of office space. The IR spectrum is directed to a thermophotovoltaic array to produce electricity. This report describes several investigations of various aspects of the system. Taken as a whole, they confirm significant progress towards the technical feasibility of this technology.

Byard D. Wood; Jeff D. Muhs

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CROSS-CUTTING R&D ON ADAPTIVE FULL SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR MORE EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN BUILDINGS AND HYBRID PHOTOBIOREACTORS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This RD&D project is a three year team effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports day light from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a large core polymer fiber optic. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae or it can be a device that is a combination of day lighting and fluorescent lighting for office lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. The secondary mirror consists of eight planar-segmented mirrors that direct the visible part of the spectrum to eight fibers (receiver) and subsequently to eight luminaires. This results in about 8,200 lumens incident at each fiber tip. Each fiber can illuminate about 16.7 m{sup 2} (180 ft{sup 2}) of office space. The IR spectrum is directed to a thermophotovoltaic array to produce electricity. This report emphasizes the design of the thermophotovoltaic receiver and the whole system simulation model.

Byard D. Wood; Jeff D. Muhs

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CROSS-CUTTING R&D ON ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR MORE EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN BUILDINGS AND HYBRID PHOTOBIOREACTORS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This RD&D project is a three year team effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports day light from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a large core polymer fiber optic. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae or it can be a device that is a combination of day lighting and fluorescent lighting for office lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. The secondary mirror consists of eight planar-segmented mirrors that direct the visible part of the spectrum to eight fibers (receiver) and subsequently to eight luminaires. This results in about 8,200 lumens incident at each fiber tip. Each fiber can illuminate about 16.7 m{sup 2} (180 ft{sup 2}) of office space. The IR spectrum is directed to a thermophotovoltaic array to produce electricity. This report describes eleven investigations on various aspects of the system. Taken as a whole, they confirm the technical feasibility of this technology.

Byard D. Wood; Jeff D. Muhs

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CROSS-CUTTING R&D ON ADAPTIVE FULL-SPECTRUM SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR MORE EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN BUILDINGS AND HYBRID PHOTOBIOREACTORS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This RD&D project is a three year team effort to develop a hybrid solar lighting (HSL) system that transports daylight from a paraboloidal dish concentrator to a luminaire via a bundle of small core or a large core polymer fiber optics. The luminaire can be a device to distribute sunlight into a space for the production of algae or it can be a device that is a combination of daylighting and electric lighting for space/task lighting. In this project, the sunlight is collected using a one-meter paraboloidal concentrator dish with two-axis tracking. For the second generation (alpha) system, the secondary mirror is an ellipsoidal mirror that directs the visible light into a bundle of small-core fibers. The IR spectrum is filtered out to minimize unnecessary heating at the fiber entrance region. This report describes the following investigations of various aspects of the system: (1) Performance specifications were developed for the tracking subsystem and collector optics, (2) Thermal management experiments for the fiber optic bundle entrance region, and (3) Bioreactor testing, cost-modeling, and redesign. Much of the planned work has been slowed due to significant procurement delays of the primary mirror. However, taken as a whole, they do confirm progress towards the technical feasibility and commercial viability of this technology. Due to this procurement delay, a no-cost extension of the project completion date has been requested and approved.

Byard D. Wood; Jeff D. Muhs

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Edition Four, April 2010 Welcome to HOUSES!  

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, interpretation and analysis of the residential property market: Editorial ­ page 3 We all know that house prices between the various levels of survey inspection available.. Prices - page 8 Find out what's happening to house prices both nationally and regionally. Affordability - page 12 Can households afford to buy

Evans, Paul

177

Passive retrofits for Navy housing  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A project to assess and initiate passive solar energy retrofits to US Navy family housing is described. The current data base for Navy housing (ECOP), and its enhancement for passive solar purposes options proposed for Navy housing are explained. The analysis goals and methods to evaluate the retrofits are discussed. An educational package to explain the retrofits is described.

Hibbert, R.; Miles, C.; Jones, R.; Peck, C.; Anderson, J.; Jacobson, V.; Dale, A.M.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Cost-Affordable Titanium III  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cost-Effective Production and Thermomechanical Consolidation of Titanium Alloy Powders Cost Affordable Developments in Titanium Technology and...

179

LLNL engineer spends time building affordable homes  

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atl_0103_williams atl_0103_williams 01/03/2014 LLNL engineer Alicia Williams, who volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, installs wood framing. LLNL engineer spends time building affordable homes Kenneth K Ma, LLNL, (925) 423-7602, ma28@llnl.gov Alicia Williams inspects roofing trusses at a construction site. Alicia Williams is developing technology to strengthen America's security and building homes to provide low-income families with affordable housing. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory mechanical engineer in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED) is working on a weapons certification plan to support stockpile stewardship. But what she does on her free time is equally impressive. Williams is a Habitat for Humanity volunteer who spends her Saturdays laboring on rooftops, where she installs siding, nails in frames and puts

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Passive and hybrid solar manufactured housing and buildings. [Includes architectural drawings  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The final design work on a passive solar two story modular home to be built by Unibilt Industries is summarized. After reviewing alternative insulation, glazing, and water wall schemes, five options were identified for detailed energy use and life cycle cost analysis. Using the PASCALC/SLR analysis procedure, the performance of the base case home and each of the energy conservation options was calculated. (MHR)

Scholz, D.; Bowling, C; Winter, S.; Levy, E.; Marks, R.; Zgolinski, A.

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181

DOE Solar Decathlon: Visit  

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Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 at the Orange Country Great Park in Irvine, California The Solar Decathlon houses and surrounding Solar Decathlon village are open to...

182

DOE Solar Decathlon: Press Room  

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Press Room Press Room The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. The first Solar Decathlon was held in 2002; the competition has since occurred every two years in 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011. The last event was held at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011. Solar Decathlon 2013 takes place Oct. 3-13, 2013, at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. Open to the public free of charge, the Solar Decathlon gives visitors the

183

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Parsons NS Stevens  

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Parsons NS Stevens Parsons NS Stevens Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Parsons NS Stevens archive, sorted by date. Teams Prove Solar Houses Can Be Affordable Tuesday, September 27, 2011 By Carol Anna Note: Corrections to the Affordability Contest results were announced Sept. 30, 2011. Proving that the cost of "going green" is decreasing, two teams tied for first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Affordability Contest. Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology (which includes Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School) built Empowerhouse for less than $230,000. Purdue University's INhome came in at just less than $250,000. These teams earned 100 points for achieving a

184

City of Boulder - Solar Grant Program | Department of Energy  

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Grant Program Grant Program City of Boulder - Solar Grant Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Heating & Cooling Water Heating Program Info State Colorado Program Type Local Grant Program Provider City of Boulder '''''Note: There are two grant cycles each year. Submissions (mailed or emailed) must be received by 5 p.m. on April 30 or October 31. ''''' The Solar Grant Program provides grants for PV and solar water heating installations on housing enrolled in the city's affordable housing program, site-based non-profit organizations, and low- to moderate-income housing owned and/or developed by a non-profit organization. Individual grant amounts are determined on a case-by-case basis but generally will not

185

The Future of Housing - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

May 20, 2008 ... From climate change to power deregulation and suburban sprawl to the rapid ... This presentation speaks directly to our future housing needs and ... using the 2007 Carnegie Mellon Solar Decathlon house as a case study.

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

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Residential Buildings » U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Residential Buildings » U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Photo of the Solar Village from 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. In addition to showcasing the cost savings and environmental benefits of market-ready solar technologies, the event encourages participating students to think in new ways about incorporating practical, affordable clean-energy solutions into residential applications. The next event will take place October 3-13, 2013, at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The competition houses will be open to visitors

187

Mortgage default and student outcomes, the solar home price premium, and the magnitude of housing price declines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Solar Home Price Premium: Electricity Generation and Greenof solar photovoltaic electricity production, UCEI Workinghas California?s residential electricity consumption been so

Dastrup, Samuel R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

MODELING PASSIVE SOLAR BUILDINGS WITH HAND CALCULATIONS  

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time of day for a passive solar house under four differentresponse function for a passive solar house would begin toB(w)/A(w). A good passive solar house w i l l have B/A large

Goldstein, David B.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

DOE Solar Decathlon: Stanford University  

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Stanford University Stanford University Start.Home solardecathlon.stanford.edu For the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, Stanford University designed the Start.Home to provide energy efficiency at the push of a button to a new generation of environmentally conscious occupants. With modular architecture and advanced controls to optimize each component, the house aims to spark a revolution by lowering the entry barrier for an ultra-efficient house and making sustainability trendy, social, and affordable. Design Philosophy The Start.Home is built on a simple, three-by-three modular grid and integrates core, public, and private modules as well as multiple technologies to optimize value and energy efficiency. These spaces can be added or subtracted to allow the house to grow with the family by filling

190

Solar Decathlon 2013: Meet the Teams | Department of Energy  

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Meet the Teams Meet the Teams Solar Decathlon 2013: Meet the Teams September 9, 2013 - 12:23pm Addthis Arizona State University and The University of New Mexico 1 of 18 Arizona State University and The University of New Mexico Arizona State University and The University of New Mexico are teaming up to create SHADE -- an adaptable, self-sustaining house designed for the typical southwestern suburbia. An 800-square-foot house, SHADE uses multiple patios to extend the living space of the house. Image: Jessica Slater, ASU Czech Republic: Czech Technical University 2 of 18 Czech Republic: Czech Technical University Students from Czech Technical University are creating the AIR House -- an affordable, innovative and recyclable house -- that is designed for Czech Republic's growing senior population. Inspired by the typical Czech

191

White House Science Fair Recap | Department of Energy  

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Speaks at Solar Impulse Press Conference Common Sense and The Next 30 Seconds White House Leadership Summit on Women, Climate and Energy Secretary Moniz at White House Women's...

192

Department of Energy Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 Department of Energy Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 August 1, 2011 - 3:29pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy is considering offers for a new site for Solar Decathlon 2013. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a competition that challenges collegiate students from across the globe to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are affordable, highly energy efficient, attractive, and easy to live in. For the first time, in an effort to expand the excitement generated by the competition and encourage participation from new communities, the Department is inviting venues across the nation to compete for the opportunity to host this

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Department of Energy Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 |  

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Department of Energy Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 Department of Energy Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 Department of Energy Considers New Venue for Solar Decathlon 2013 August 1, 2011 - 3:29pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy is considering offers for a new site for Solar Decathlon 2013. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a competition that challenges collegiate students from across the globe to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are affordable, highly energy efficient, attractive, and easy to live in. For the first time, in an effort to expand the excitement generated by the competition and encourage participation from new communities, the Department is inviting venues across the nation to compete for the opportunity to host this

194

DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Decathlon Videos  

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Consumer Workshops Consumer Workshops Building Industry Workshops Technical Resources Sponsors Where Are the Houses Now? Quick Links Solar Decathlon Home Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2007 Solar Decathlon 2005 Solar Decathlon 2002 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar Decathlon Videos For video of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, see the collections listed below or visit the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon YouTube Channel. General Solar Decathlon Videos Watch these videos to learn about the Solar Decathlon competition and event. Solar Decathlon House Video Tours Learn about each of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon teams and their houses in these video tours. Solar Decathlon Team-Produced Videos Watch videos produced by the teams themselves for the Solar Decathlon

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Focus on Solar Energy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Focus on Solar Energy. Why a net-zero energy house? ... Solar Energy Presentation. Additional information, tools, weblinks, and photos from the day. ...

2012-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

196

Protecting Solar Rights in California Through an Exploration of the California Water Doctrine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

increasedaffordabilityofsolarPVinstallationmeansthatofphotovoltaic(PV)solarpanels,growsincreasinglymore

Fedman, Anna

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Structured financial solutions for green affordable housing projects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Environmentally responsible buildings are increasing gaining recognition in the building industry because they address objectives such as conserving natural resources, improving energy efficiency and indoor air quality and ...

Subramanian, Shwetha

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Mortgage default and student outcomes, the solar home price premium, and the magnitude of housing price declines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

effect of falling home prices on small business borrowing,2 Understanding the Solar Home Price Premium: Electricitysocial influences on price, Journal of Political Economy,

Dastrup, Samuel R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Student Teams to Compete in 2011 Solar  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Student Teams to Compete in Student Teams to Compete in 2011 Solar Decathlon U.S. Department of Energy Announces Student Teams to Compete in 2011 Solar Decathlon April 15, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the 20 collegiate teams selected to compete in the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon which will be held on the National Mall in Washington, DC in the Fall 2011. For two weeks, teams of college and university students from across the United States and the world will compete to design, build, and operate the most affordable, attractive, effective, and energy-efficient solar-powered house. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, the competition will highlight affordable homes that combine energy-efficient construction and appliances with renewable energy

200

Passivhus Norden 2008 1st Nordic passive house conference  

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-Efficiency Heat Pump Water Heater System for Apartment Buildings of Passive House Standard...........57 SESSION 3 for the conference is passive houses and: zero emission, energy scenarios, architecture, solar- and bio energy of architecturally optimised solar roofs

Hansen, René Rydhof

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201

ReHABit : claiming endangered structures in Washington DC to rethink subsidized housing; Claiming endangered structures in Washington DC to rethink subsidized housing.  

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??There is an affordable housing crisis today in Washington D.C. that is the result of a uniquely complicated history of a capital city and a (more)

Fowlkes, Catherine Kuhnle

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Success Stories: Solexant Nanocrystal Solar Cells  

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Rolling Out Affordable Solar Energy The high cost of producing photovoltaic cells has been cited as the main obstacle in expanding solar energy's reach. Lawrence Berkeley National...

203

Housing Characteristics, 1990  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report on energy consumption in the residential sector covers the following topics: housing trends 1980--1990, new housing trends, availability and usage of natural gas by households, changes in appliance usage (refrigerators, entertainment appliances, cooking appliances, convenience appliances), age of major household appliances and equipment, household energy conservation activities, demand-side management programs, and a portrait of households using solar or wood as a source of energy.

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1992-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

204

Analyzing the flexibility of inclusionary zoning : should affordable units be built on-site or off-site?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Inclusionarv zoning (IZ), a strategy first adopted by municipalities in the 1970S to create affordable housing, requires private developers of market-rate residential projects to set-aside a certain percentage of units as ...

Alonso, Rachel (Rachel Margaret)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2002 Overview  

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first-place Colorado house. The University of Colorado won first place in the inaugural Solar Decathlon. Photo of students discussing architectural model of a house. The University...

206

Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards  

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Housing Innovation Housing Innovation Awards to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Housing Innovation Awards on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Challenge Home Partner Log In Become a Partner Criteria Partner Locator

207

Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report  

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House Simulation House Simulation Protocols Report to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Research Innovations Research Tools Building Science Education Climate-Specific Guidance Solution Center

208

Mortgage default and student outcomes, the solar home price premium, and the magnitude of housing price declines  

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graduates and of registered Prius hybrid vehicles. The finalOutside of the Toyota Prius, solar homes are perhaps thetract and the Toyota Prius share of registered vehicles in

Dastrup, Samuel R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Students  

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Students Present Innovative Design Ideas at International Students Present Innovative Design Ideas at International Builders' Show Thursday, January 13, 2011 Photo of Mark Taylor speaking to an audience from a podium on a small stage. His presentation is displayed behind him on a large screen. Mark Taylor, assistant professor of architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, explains Re_home's concept. Today, the U.S. Department of Energy helped kick off the International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida, with an educational session titled "The New Class of Affordable Solar Housing." Led by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King and featuring students from five Solar Decathlon 2011 teams, the session raised awareness among building industry professionals about energy efficiency and solar energy.

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Building Magazine Article: A House & a Laboratory  

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... solar energy To 120/240 volT power anD pass ... Tw also installed a rubber membrane weather barrier system that helped seal the house. ...

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Performance of solar heating and cooling systems: Solid desiccant cooling/fresh air heating with evacuated-tube collectors in CSU Solar House I  

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In keeping with the national energy policy goal of fostering an adequate supply of energy at a reasonable cost, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) supports a variety of programs to promote a balanced and mixed energy resource system. The mission of the DOE Solar Buildings Research and Development Program is to support this goal, by providing for the development of solar technology alternatives for the buildings sector. It is the goal of the Program to establish a proven technology base to allow industry to develop solar products and designs for buildings that are economically competitive and can contribute significantly to building energy supplies nationally. Toward this end, the program sponsors research activities related to increasing the efficiency, reducing the cost, and improving the long-term durability of passive and active solar systems for building water and space heating, cooling, and daylighting applications. These activities are conducted in four major areas: Advanced Passive Solar Materials Research, Collector Technology Research, Cooling Systems Research, and Systems Analysis and Applications Research.

Loef, G.O.G.; Beba, S.; Cler, G.; Birdsong, M.; McLay, B.

1988-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) leads a large network of researchers and other partners to deliver innovative solar photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies that will make solar...

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Successful strategies for the private development of workforce housing in New York City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A lack of quality housing affordable to the average worker near employment centers has long been an issue in American cities where the private production of housing for middle income families is restricted by market forces, ...

Moore, Samuel R. (Samuel Ross)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit : HERA, ARRA and beyond  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) has arguably been the most successful government subsidy to finance affordable housing. Since its creation in the Tax Reform Act of 1986 as Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 42, ...

Korb, Jason (Jason Bryan Patricof)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Map of the Solar Village  

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aerial view of the Solar Decathlon includes 17 partially constructed solar houses, two large tents, a large crane, and a lot of construction clutter. The Washington Monument is...

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Secretary Chu to Speak at Solar Decathlon 2011 Awards Ceremony | Department  

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to Speak at Solar Decathlon 2011 Awards Ceremony to Speak at Solar Decathlon 2011 Awards Ceremony Secretary Chu to Speak at Solar Decathlon 2011 Awards Ceremony September 30, 2011 - 5:44pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - On Saturday, October 1, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join collegiate students and event sponsors at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 closing ceremony to announce this year's winner. The ceremony will take place at West Potomac Park. WHO: U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu Richard King, Director of the Solar Decathlon, U.S. Department of Energy WHAT: The Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate houses powered by the sun that are affordable, energy efficient, attractive, and easy to live in. Saturday's announcement will cap off the nearly two week competition and identify the team that

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Sponsors  

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who also form lines off to the sides toward the houses. Visitors line up to tour the Solar Decathlon 2009 houses on the National Mall. Solar Decathlon 2009 Sponsors The U.S....

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Teams - Canadian Solar  

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moment in front of its winter-ready house. Computer-generated image of Canada's 2005 Solar Decathlon house. Sleek rooftop PV panels are just one example of team Canada's...

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Principles of Passive House  

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Principles of Passive House Principles of Passive House Speaker(s): Wolfgang Feist Date: November 1, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-4133 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Alan Meier The Passive House ("Passivhaus") concept is a rigorous, voluntary energy performance standard for buildings that reduces heating requirements by up to 90% and overall energy use by up to 80% over standard construction. Developed in Germany in the early 1990s and drawing on Super-insulated and Passive Solar ideas from North America and "Low Energy" European building standards, the concept of a building that could be practically constructed to maintain a comfortable interior climate without conventional heating or cooling systems was devised, tested and proven. The Passive House remains comfortable without large "active"

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2013 Contests  

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Contests The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 consists of 10 contests worth 100 points each. Architecture Market Appeal Engineering Communications Affordability...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Press Releases  

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Contest at Solar Decathlon 2013 Oct. 10, 2013 - Norwich University, Stanford University, and KentuckyIndiana Take the Affordability Contest and University of Nevada...

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Photovoltaic solar concentrator module  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention consists of a planar photovoltaic concentrator module for producing an electrical signal from incident solar radiation which includes an electrically insulating housing having a front wall, an opposing back wall and a hollow interior. A solar cell having electrical terminals is positioned within the interior of the housing. A planar conductor is connected with a terminal of the solar cell of the same polarity. A lens forming the front wall of the housing is operable to direct solar radiation incident to the lens into the interior of the housing. A refractive optical element in contact with the solar cell and facing the lens receives the solar radiation directed into the interior of the housing by the lens and directs the solar radiation to the solar cell to cause the solar cell to generate an electrical signal. An electrically conductive planar member is positioned in the housing to rest on the housing back wall in supporting relation with the solar cell terminal of opposite polarity. The planar member is operable to dissipate heat radiated by the solar cell as the solar cell generates an electrical signal and further forms a solar cell conductor connected with the solar cell terminal to permit the electrical signal generated by the solar cell to be measured between the planar member and the conductor.

Chiang, C.J.

1991-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Solar  

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Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Solar Decathlon 2015 Energy Department Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Solar Decathlon 2015 November 1, 2013 - 3:17pm Addthis In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals, which are reviewed, scored, and ranked based on a merit review process. Subject to the quantity and quality of proposals, up to 20 teams will be selected to begin a two-year project to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability,

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Energy Department Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Solar  

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Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Solar Decathlon 2015 Energy Department Opens Competition to Select Student Teams for Solar Decathlon 2015 November 1, 2013 - 3:17pm Addthis In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals, which are reviewed, scored, and ranked based on a merit review process. Subject to the quantity and quality of proposals, up to 20 teams will be selected to begin a two-year project to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability,

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Affordable Comfort | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Comfort Comfort Jump to: navigation, search Name Affordable Comfort Address 1187 Thorn Run Extension Place Moon Township, PA Zip 15108 Website http://www.affordablecomfort.o Coordinates 40.5134011°, -80.210059° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.5134011,"lon":-80.210059,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Solar home on the range  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Solar technologies and indigenous materials are used in this remote Texas ranch house. Passive solar, thermal mass of adobe walls, photovoltaics, wood stoves, native stone, a ventilated roof, reflective barrier, and porch overhangs surrounding the house combine to keep the house comfortable all summer. The PV system used a passive solar tracking system that increased the electrical output by an overall 29 percent.

Wainwright, K.

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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House Shrews  

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have a mouse problem each winter as the field mice enter from the 120 acres around the house. I read the answer in the archives on mouse house infestation. My question is are the...

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Bat House  

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House Name: gregory Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: we live in o'fallon, il, (about 20 miles east of st.louis) and want to put a bat house in our backyard, but we...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » SCI-Arc/Caltech  

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2013: Designing the Houses of Today 2013: Designing the Houses of Today http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2354 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2354#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:57:14 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=2354 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2354/feed 3 New Zealand Takes First in Engineering Contest http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1852 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1852#comments Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:53:15 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1852 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1852/feed 0 Teams Prove Solar Houses Can Be Affordable http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1756 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1756#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2011 19:00:25 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1756

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Building a 40% Energy Saving House in the Mixed-Humid Climate  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes a home that uses 40% less energy than the energy-efficient Building America standard - a giant step in the pursuit of affordable near-zero-energy housing through the evolution of five near-zero-energy research houses. This four-bedroom, two-bath, 1232-ft2 house has a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) index of 35 (a HERS rating of 0 is a zero-energy house, a conventional new house would have a HERS rating of 100), which qualifies it for federal energy efficiency and solar incentives. The house is leading to the planned construction of a similar home in Greensburg, Kansas, and 21 staff houses in the Walden Reserve, a 7000-unit "deep green" community in Cookville, Tennessee. Discussions are underway for construction of similar houses in Charleston, South Carolina, Seattle, Washington, Knoxville and Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and upstate New York. This house should lead to a 40% and 50% Gate-3, Mixed-Humid-Climate Joule for the DOE Building America Program. The house is constructed with structurally-insulated-panel walls and roof, raised metal-seam roof with infrared reflective coating, airtight envelope (1.65 air changes per hour at 50 Pascal), supply mechanical ventilation, ducts inside the conditioned space, extensive moisture control package, foundation geothermal space heating and cooling system, ZEHcor wall, solar water heater, and a 2.2 kWp grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system. The detailed specifications for the envelope and the equipment used in ZEH5 compared to all the houses in this series are shown in Tables 1 and 2. Based on a validated computer simulation of ZEH5 with typical occupancy patterns and energy services for four occupants, energy for this all-electric house is predicted to cost only $0.66/day ($0.86/day counting the hookup charges). By contrast, the benchmark house would require $3.56/day, including hookup charges (these costs are based on a 2006 residential rates of $0.07/kWh and solar buyback at $0.15/kWh). The solar fraction for this home located in Lenoir City, Tennessee, is predicted to be as high as 41%(accounting for both solar PV and the solar water heater). This all-electric home is predicted to use 25 kWh/day based on the one year of measured data used to calibrate a whole-building simulation model. Based on two years of measured data, the roof-mounted 2.2 kWp PV system is predicted to generate 7.5 kWh/day. The 2005 cost to commercially construct ZEH5, including builder profit and overhead, is estimated at about $150,000. This cost - for ZEH5's panelized construction, premanufactured utility wall (ZEHcor), foundation geothermal system, and the addition of the walkout lower level, and considering the falling cost for PV - suggests that the construction cost per ft2 for a ZEH5 two-story will be even more cost-competitive. The 2005 construction cost estimate for a finished-out ZEH5 with 2632 ft2 is $222,000 or $85/ft2. The intention of this report is to help builders and homeowners make the decision to build zero-energy-ready homes. Detailed drawings, specifications, and lessons learned in the construction and analysis of data from about 100 sensors monitoring thermal performance for a one-year period are presented. This information should be specifically useful to those considering structural insulated panel walls and roof, foundation geothermal space heating and cooling, solar water heater and roof-mounted, photovoltaic, grid-tied systems.

Christian, Jeffrey E [ORNL; Bonar, Jacob [ORNL

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Rice University  

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the Rice University team on a deck extending from their unfinished Solar Decathlon house. The house is sided in corrugated metal. Rice University students display team spirit while...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Cornell University  

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2007 Solar Decathlon house. The Cornell house is designed to be highly efficient and easy to maintain and upgrade. Download Construction Drawings (Zip 24 MB) Neither the United...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Teams - Cornell University  

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benefited from interdisciplinary cooperation. Computer-generated image of Cornell's 2005 Solar Decathlon house. The Cornell house's crystalline-silicon PV panels power a heat pump...

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EERE: Roofus' Solar and Efficient Home Home Page  

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smart, too' The illustration shows an electric meter on the side of the house, a solar car in the driveway, a washer and dryer in the house, a solar panel on the house roof,...

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Radiation Shielding Options for the Affordable Fission Surface Power System  

SciTech Connect

The Affordable Fission Surface Power System (AFSPS) is a proposed power source for an outpost capable of housing six humans for up to six weeks on the lunar surface and emphasizes the design principles of low risk and affordability over high performance. The radiation shield is the most massive component of the reactor system and its effect on launch mass greatly affects the affordability of the AFSPS. Potential shielding materials include lithium hydride, enriched boron-10 carbide, water, borated water, beryllium, boron-doped beryllium and zirconium hydride. Zirconium hydride is the most effective neutron attenuator and also significantly attenuates gamma radiation, but at a significant mass penalty. The other neutron attenuating materials all require the addition of a tungsten layer to provide significant gamma attenuation. Based on neutron radiation alone, lithium hydride is the lightest of the potential attenuators, followed by water and borated water. When gamma radiation is also considered, the lithium hydride/tungsten shield is shown to be the lightest composite shield with a combined mass of 3246 kg, followed by the borated water/tungsten shield (3479 kg). The boron carbide/tungsten shield has a total mass of 4129 kg, but represents significantly less development risk.

Craft, Aaron E.; King, Jeffrey C. [Mining and Nuclear Engineering Department Missouri University of Science and Technology 222 Fulton Hall, 301 W. 14th Street Rolla, MO 65401(United States)

2009-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Norwich University Solar Decathlon 2011 Construction Drawings  

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Delta T90 House explores the interdependency Delta T90 House explores the interdependency between the economy and the built environment by revealing the hidden values and richness of a conservation-based lifestyle. This high-performance home models the future of affordable, energy efficient living in Vermont. NORWICH UNIVERSITY CODES: This project was developed under IBC 2012 and using NEC 2011 Article 690. Date Drawn by CONSULTANT: MATTHEW LUTZ CONSULTANT: EDWIN SCHMECKPEPER NORWICH UNIVERSITY 158 HARMON DR. NORTHFIELD VERMONT 05663 WWW.SOLARDECATHLON.GOV REVISIONS 90 A B C D E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 AS BUILT 8/9/2013 11:28:13 PM G-001 SET TABLE OF CONTENTS DELTA T90 2012/8/1 Author 2013 NORWICH UNIVERSITY SOLAR DECATHLON SHT NO SHEET NAME P-501 WATER STORAGE DETAILS P-601 SUPPLY LINE DIAGRAMS P-603 SUPPLY PLUMBING ISOMETRICS P-604 WASTE PLUMBING ISOMETRICS

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NREL: Learning - Student Resources on Passive Solar Heating  

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teams to design the most attractive, energy-efficient, and effective solar-powered house. American Solar Energy Society Has publications on passive solar design and...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - University of Illinois atUrbana...  

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Illinois 2007 Solar Decathlon house. University of Illinois team members feel they've designed and built a marketable prototype-a "new solar" house that's attractive and...

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Design and testing a solar cooling system employing liquid desiccants: Dehumidifier experiments in Colorado State University Solar House II: Final report, 1986--1987  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A nominal 3-ton (10.5-kW) lithium bromide, open-cycle desiccant cooling system has been designed, installed, and operated. This experimental system dehumidifies ambient air in a packed bed utilizing an aqueous solution of lithium bromide. The absorbent solution is distributed by spray nozzles and flows countercurrent to the air. The dilute solution exiting the dehumidifier is concentrated in a packed bed regenerator by solar heated air. The strong solution is cooled by two heat exchangers before reentering the dehumidifier. Provisions to simulate conditions of high ambient humidity and temperature have been made. Experiments on the dehumidifier operating in a decoupled mode (without countercurrent regenerator operation) have been carried out. Cooling capacities in the range of 1.0--4.0 refrigeration tons have been achieved, depending upon the operating conditions. The effect of different independent variables on the capacity of the dehumidifier has been studied. An empirical equation correlating the variables have been obtained by statistical analysis of the data. The equation obtained indicates that the capacity of the dehumidifier depends strongly on the solution concentration, solution flow rate, air inlet temperature and the air humidity. Two other variables studied, the solution inlet temperature and the air flow rate, did not affect the cooling capacity greatly. The dependence of condensation rate on each of the variables is analyzed. 22 refs., 17 figs., 3 tabs.

Lenz, T.G.; Loef, G.O.G.; Patnaik, S.

1987-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Postdoc Housing  

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Housing Housing Postdoc Housing Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. Contact Email Housing in Los Alamos, nearby communities If you are interested in posting a housing opportunity, email the pertinent information to postdocprogram@lanl.gov. Housing listings will be posted for one month. If you wish for the listing to remain on the website longer, please contact the Postdoc Program Office by email. 12/18/2013 Available - Los Alamos, NM Rare top floor Iris Street Condo. Wake up & walk across the street to grab your morning bagel & latte. Stroll a bit further to enjoy the NM sunshine at the Ashley Pond! Spend your day in the heart of downtown, sweat it out

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Student Housing  

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Housing Housing Student Housing Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. If you are interested in posting a housing opportunity, email the pertinent information to Student Housing. Housing listings will be posted for two months. If you wish for the listing to remain on the website longer, please contact the Student Program Office by email. 01/09/2014 Available 1/10/2014 - Los Alamos, NM 35th Street Duplex - 3 Bedroom/1 bath; Very clean and very nice; All storm windows, furnace and water boiler were replaced in FY 2012; Kitchen and bathroom equipment was all replaced in FY2012 as well; Large fenced back yard with a storage shed; Within walking distance of Aspen Elementary

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Housing - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

July 7-11, 2013 Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek Salt Lake City, Utah . HOUSING. Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek 75 South West Temple

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Solar | Department of Energy  

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panels at Terry Sandstrom's home in Wheatland, Wyo. | Photo courtesy of Terry Sandstrom Solar and Wind Powering Wyoming Home Terry Sandstrom never thought he would run his house...

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Solar | Department of Energy  

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Renewable Energy Financing DistrictSolar Energy Improvement Special Assessments '''''Note: The Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA) issued a http:www.fhfa.govwebfiles...

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Solar Energy Research Center  

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Solar Energy Research Center PROJECT DESCRIPTION SERC rendering The SERC building will be a 39,000 gsf building designed to house research laboratories and offices devoted to...

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Amazing furnace-free house  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new 24,450 ft/sub 2/ house is described which has the following features: (1) 100% solar heating in a 6500 degree-day climate; (2) a greenhouse which never drops below 32/sup 0/F; (3) steady fresh air inflow; (4) building costs comparable to conventional homes of the same size; (5) roof solar collector and high temperature attic thermal storage; (6) a Solar Staircase which controls seasonal insolation; (7) a rock bin (100 ton) for low temperature storage; and (8) durability with low maintenance. The design features necessary to obtain the above criteria are discussed as well as the operation of the house for winter and summer use. An air moving system (fan plus ducts) is an essential part of the house. (MJJ)

Shurcliff, W.A.

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Housing Characteristics, 1990. [Contains glossary  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report on energy consumption in the residential sector covers the following topics: housing trends 1980--1990, new housing trends, availability and usage of natural gas by households, changes in appliance usage (refrigerators, entertainment appliances, cooking appliances, convenience appliances), age of major household appliances and equipment, household energy conservation activities, demand-side management programs, and a portrait of households using solar or wood as a source of energy.

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1992-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon  

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Photo of the Solar Village from 2011 Visitors tour the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 held in Washington, D.C., in September 2011. Credit: Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. In addition to showcasing the cost savings and environmental benefits of market-ready solar technologies, the event encourages participating students to think in new ways about incorporating practical, affordable clean-energy solutions into residential applications. The next event will take place October 3-13, 2013, at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The competition houses will be open to visitors on eight days over two weekends:

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Final Results  

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the Team Germany Solar Decathlon 2009 house. First Place: Team Germany (Technische Universitt Darmstadt) Photo the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Solar Decathlon 2009...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Engineering  

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Contests Engineering The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon houses represent the best of modern engineering. For the Engineering...

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2005 Solar Decathlon  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This brochure describes the Solar Decathlon, an international competition among college and university teams to design, build, and operate the most attractive, energy-efficient, solar-powered house.

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2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Cornell University: Living the Good (Solar) Life  

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Cornell University's Solar Decathlon 2007 house viewed from the southeast in its permanent location near New York's Finger Lakes. Cornell University's Solar Decathlon 2007 house viewed from the southeast in its permanent location near New York's Finger Lakes. Enlarge image Light Canopy's owners made additions to the house that honored the decathletes' original vision. (Courtesy of Mike Koplinka-Loehr) Who: Cornell University What: Light Canopy Where: Lansing, NY 14882 Map This House Public tours: Open for the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association's Green Buildings Open House Tours each fall Solar Decathlon 2007 Cornell University: Living the Good (Solar) Life The Cornell University team auctioned off its solar-powered house, Light Canopy, to a private buyer after competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007. The Koplinka-Loehr family now resides in the house at its permanent location on the southeastern shore of New York's Cayuga Lake.

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CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) May 12, 2011 - 5:49pm Addthis A model of the SCI-Arc/Caltech Solar Deacthlon team's CHIP house. | Photo Courtesy of the Solar Decathlon's Flickr photostream A model of the SCI-Arc/Caltech Solar Deacthlon team's CHIP house. | Photo Courtesy of the Solar Decathlon's Flickr photostream April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered

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SOME ANALYTIC MODELS OF PASSIVE SOLAR BUILDING PERFORMANCE: A THEORETICAL APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF ENERGY-CONSERVING BUILDINGS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

during construction. many passive houses have performed muchif it occurred, the optimwll passive house would likely havephotographs of a passive solar house at First Village in

Goldstein, David Baird

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In Support of Local Solar Mandates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Passive solar space conditioning can save 70 to 85 percent of the heating and cooling costs of a house.

Hamrin, Janice G.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Photovoltaic Systems into Low-Income Housing Developments...  

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Residential Financing Model and Low-Income Resident Job Training Program SEPTEMBER 2011 SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM II Integrating PV Systems into Low-Income Housing...

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Solar for Mining Hugh Rudnick  

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Solar for Mining Hugh Rudnick Professor Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile #12;Solar Energy in Mining · Solar energy is becoming affordable · Attractive potential use for mining purposes · Must solve the storage requirement to increase its participation worldwide #12;Solar Energy in Mining · Electrical Energy

Catholic University of Chile (Universidad Católica de Chile)

258

Planar photovoltaic solar concentrator module  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A planar photovoltaic concentrator module for producing an electrical signal from incident solar radiation includes an electrically insulating housing having a front wall, an opposing back wall and a hollow interior. A solar cell having electrical terminals is positioned within the interior of the housing. A planar conductor is connected with a terminal of the solar cell of the same polarity. A lens forming the front wall of the housing is operable to direct solar radiation incident to the lens into the interior of the housing. A refractive optical element in contact with the solar cell and facing the lens receives the solar radiation directed into the interior of the housing by the lens and directs the solar radiation to the solar cell to cause the solar cell to generate an electrical signal. An electrically conductive planar member is positioned in the housing to rest on the housing back wall in supporting relation with the solar cell terminal of opposite polarity. The planar member is operable to dissipate heat radiated by the solar cell as the solar cell generates an electrical signal and further forms a solar cell conductor connected with the solar cell terminal to permit the electrical signal generated by the solar cell to be measured between the planar member and the conductor. 5 figs.

Chiang, C.J.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Planar photovoltaic solar concentrator module  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A planar photovoltaic concentrator module for producing an electrical signal from incident solar radiation includes an electrically insulating housing having a front wall, an opposing back wall and a hollow interior. A solar cell having electrical terminals is positioned within the interior of the housing. A planar conductor is connected with a terminal of the solar cell of the same polarity. A lens forming the front wall of the housing is operable to direct solar radiation incident to the lens into the interior of the housing. A refractive optical element in contact with the solar cell and facing the lens receives the solar radiation directed into the interior of the housing by the lens and directs the solar radiation to the solar cell to cause the solar cell to generate an electrical signal. An electrically conductive planar member is positioned in the housing to rest on the housing back wall in supporting relation with the solar cell terminal of opposite polarity. The planar member is operable to dissipate heat radiated by the solar cell as the solar cell generates an electrical signal and further forms a solar cell conductor connected with the solar cell terminal to permit the electrical signal generated by the solar cell to be measured between the planar member and the conductor.

Chiang, Clement J. (New Brunswick, NJ)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development PROGRAMS OF HUD  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Housing and Urban Development Housing and Urban Development PROGRAMS OF HUD Major Mortgage, Grant, Assistance, and Regulatory Programs 2013 ii Table of Contents Table of Contents ................................................................................................................ ii Community Planning and Development ............................................................................ 1 Brownfields Economic Development Initiative (BEDI) ........................................................ 1 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing .......................... 2 Community Development Block Grants (Disaster Recovery Assistance) ............................. 3 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) (Entitlement) ........................................... 4

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261

Energy-efficient manufactured housing in Chicago: Part 1, Industry assessment and business concept paper  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) is exploring the feasibility of manufactured housing in the City of Chicago. This preliminary analysis focusses on the potential for establishing a manufactured housing plant in Chicago from two perspectives: as an economic development and job creation venture, as well as a possible element in meeting the Chicago area's needs for affordable housing.

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1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

House Wrens  

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of Cook County Richard B. Ogilvie, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation HOUSE WRENS Ten years ago this spring we moved and, of course, put up some nest boxes for...

263

House Wrens  

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Wrens Name: Rebecca Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: How long does a house wren live. I'm doing research on this bird I can't seem to find that much info. on it...

264

Arctic house  

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Currently available housing in the Arctic is limited to solutions that have been adapted from designs for less severe climates. This thesis has developed a new manner of residential construction designed specifically for ...

Turkel, Joel A. (Joel Abram), 1969-

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Occupancy Simulation in Three Residential Research Houses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Three houses of similar floor plan are being compared for energy consumption. The first house is a typical builder house of 2400 ft2 (223 m2) in east Tennessee. The second house contains retrofits available to a home owner such as energy efficient appliances, windows and HVAC, as well as an insulated attic which contains HVAC duct work. The third house was built using optimum-value framing construction with photovoltaic modules and solar water heating. To consume energy researchers have set up appliances, lights, and plug loads to turn on and off automatically according to a schedule based on the Building America Research Benchmark Definition. As energy efficiency continues to be a focus for protecting the environment and conserving resources, experiments involving whole house energy consumption will be done. In these cases it is important to understand how to simulate occupancy so that data represents only house performance and not human behavior. The process for achieving automated occupancy simulation will be discussed. Data comparing the energy use of each house will be presented and it will be shown that the third house used 66% less and the second house used 36% less energy than the control house in 2010. The authors will discuss how energy prudent living habits can further reduce energy use in the third house by 23% over the average American family living in the same house.

Boudreaux, Philip R [ORNL; Gehl, Anthony C [ORNL; Christian, Jeffrey E [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Carnegie Mellon University  

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Carnegie Mellon 2007 Solar Decathlon house. Carnegie Mellon's "plug and play" design allows the house to be upgraded with larger or smaller rooms. Download Construction Drawings...

267

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Teams - Florida International University  

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outside. The cultural and academic diversity of Florida's team is reflected in its house design. Computer-generated image of Florida's 2005 Solar Decathlon house. Florida's...

268

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Universidad de Puerto Rico  

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Puerto Rico 2007 Solar Decathlon house. The Puerto Rico students designed their house as a sustainable dwelling that can adapt to any environment it might occupy. Download...

269

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Teams - University of Colorado  

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emphasizes use of natural building materials. Computer-generated image of Colorado's 2005 Solar Decathlon house. From soy insulation to PV panels, Colorado's modular house...

270

Solar | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar Solar Solar Learn how a fourth grade classroom solar project is contributing to the clean energy revolution. | Photo courtesy of Aaron Sebens. Learn how a fourth grade classroom solar project is contributing to the clean energy revolution. | Photo courtesy of Aaron Sebens. The tremendous growth in the U.S. solar industry is helping to pave the way to a cleaner, more sustainable energy future. Over the past few years, the cost of a solar energy system has dropped significantly -- helping to give more American families and business access to affordable, clean energy. Through a portfolio of R&D efforts, including the SunShot Initiative, the

271

Habitat Metro Denver -- Perfecting Award-Winning Affordable Homes Using Building America's Integrated Design Approach  

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Habitat for Humanity's goal is to supply quality housing to poor families while reducing their energy cost burden, especially in light of ever-increasing energy prices. Habitat Metro Denver partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Project and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to improve their construction and design process to create an affordable home that is not only cost-effective and volunteer friendly to build but highly energy efficient and a comfortable place to live.

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2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Village Energy Balance  

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man installing PV panels on the roof of a house. man installing PV panels on the roof of a house. U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Bookmark and Share - Home About Competition Scores & Standings Teams News Photos Videos Product Directory Village Energy Balance Education Sponsors History FAQs Contacts Solar Decathlon Village Energy Balance The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 used a small power grid, or microgrid, to distribute energy safely and reliably among the competition houses and to the utility grid. hen the sun was shining, the solar electric panels on the houses produced energy that was used to power appliances, lights, mechanical systems, and electronics. Excess energy flowed from the houses, through the microgrid, and to the Orange County community when more energy was generated than

273

DOE Solar Decathlon: Sponsors  

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Dow Corning Lowe's M.C. Dean Pepco Schneider Electric Supporting Sponsors Contributing Sponsors Where Are the Houses Now? Quick Links Solar Decathlon Home Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2007 Solar Decathlon 2005 Solar Decathlon 2002 Solar Decathlon 2011 Sponsors The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon is organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which works in partnership with sponsors at all levels to make this student solar housing competition and event a reality. 2011 Sustaining Sponsors These sponsors made significant contributions-including financial support, materials, volunteers, outreach, and awards-to the success of Solar Decathlon 2011. Learn more about each sponsor and its role in Solar Decathlon 2011. Dow Corning

274

DOE Solar Decathlon: The Southern California Institute of Architecture and  

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Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, CHIP, which stands for Compact Hyper-Insulated Prototype, went on display at the California Science Center in Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles. The house placed sixth overall in the competition and tied for first place in the Energy Balance and Hot Water contests. It took home second-place awards in the Engineering Contest and Home Entertainment Contest and won third place in Affordability. At Exposition Park, CHIP was open to the public for free tours from January through May 2012. Afterward, the house was dismantled and all of its material fully recycled. The custom furniture used in CHIP during the competition and expo remains in use today at the student lounge at SCI-Arc.

275

D.C. Community Comes Together in the Name of Sustainability, Affordability  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

D.C. Community Comes Together in the Name of Sustainability, D.C. Community Comes Together in the Name of Sustainability, Affordability D.C. Community Comes Together in the Name of Sustainability, Affordability July 1, 2011 - 1:02pm Addthis Community leaders and members of the The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology Solar Decathlon team.| Courtesy of Lisa Bleich Community leaders and members of the The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology Solar Decathlon team.| Courtesy of Lisa Bleich Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? This 2011 Solar Decathlon team is partnering with D.C. community members and Habitat for Humanity to build an energy efficient home that will be moved to the Deanwood neighborhood of Washington, D.C. following

276

Solar Decathlon Turns Ten | Department of Energy  

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Turns Ten Solar Decathlon Turns Ten September 28, 2012 - 2:22pm Addthis For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products...

277

House Snakes  

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House Snakes House Snakes Name: LOIS Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: How do you get rid of snakes in a house? Do mothballs work? Replies: The snake is the most misunderstood and most abused of all animals. If you cannot overcome your abhorrence or fear of them, leave them alone. Do not kill them. They are valuable destroyers of mice, rats, gophers and many insects. Perhaps the following links could be of some assistance in keeping people from indiscriminately killing snakes? Snake-A-Way is the same product used by the pest control industry and currently the only registered snake repellent. Snake-A-Way links: http://www.animalrepellents.com/snakeinfo.html http://www.animalrepellents.com/ustudies/saw.html http://www.animalrepellents.com/editorials/naturel.html

278

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Affordability...  

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and KentuckyIndiana from University of Louisville, Ball State University, and University of Kentucky (248,423). Team Ontario from Queen's University, Carleton...

279

Modeling, design and thermal performance of a BIPV/T system thermally coupled with a ventilated concrete slab in a low energy solar house: Part 2, ventilated concrete slab  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is the second of two papers that describe the modeling and design of a building-integrated photovoltaic-thermal (BIPV/T) system thermally coupled with a ventilated concrete slab (VCS) adopted in a prefabricated, two-storey detached, low energy solar house and their performance assessment based on monitored data. The VCS concept is based on an integrated thermal-structural design with active storage of solar thermal energy while serving as a structural component - the basement floor slab ({proportional_to}33 m{sup 2}). This paper describes the numerical modeling, design, and thermal performance assessment of the VCS. The thermal performance of the VCS during the commissioning of the unoccupied house is presented. Analysis of the monitored data shows that the VCS can store 9-12 kWh of heat from the total thermal energy collected by the BIPV/T system, on a typical clear sunny day with an outdoor temperature of about 0 C. It can also accumulate thermal energy during a series of clear sunny days without overheating the slab surface or the living space. This research shows that coupling the VCS with the BIPV/T system is a viable method to enhance the utilization of collected solar thermal energy. A method is presented for creating a simplified three-dimensional, control volume finite difference, explicit thermal model of the VCS. The model is created and validated using monitored data. The modeling method is suitable for detailed parametric study of the thermal behavior of the VCS without excessive computational effort. (author)

Chen, Yuxiang; Galal, Khaled; Athienitis, A.K. [Dept. of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, 1455 De Maisonneuve West, EV6.139, Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

280

DOE Solar Decathlon: Crowder College: Energizing Campus  

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and 2002 Crowder College solar houses on either side of a wind turbine on the school's campus. and 2002 Crowder College solar houses on either side of a wind turbine on the school's campus. Enlarge image The Crowder Solar Decathlon houses, along with a refurbished Nordtank 65-kW wind turbine, will soon provide power to the school's MARET Center. (Courtesy of Joel Lamson) Who: Crowder College What: Solar house Where: Crowder College 601 Laclede Ave. Neosho, MO 64850 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2002 Crowder College: Energizing Campus The solar-powered house designed by Crowder College for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002 returned to Neosho, Missouri, after the competition. It is now joined by the 2005 house and a refurbished Nordtank 65-kW wind turbine on the west side of campus. All three renewable energy

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281

Affording Gas and Electricity: Self Disconnection and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

electricity, but this seems to be because gas prepayers have lower average income than electricity prepayersAffording Gas and Electricity: Self Disconnection and Rationing by Prepayment and Low Income Credit interview schedule................................... liv #12;2 Fuel Usage and Consumption Patterns of Low

Feigon, Brooke

282

Sod Houses  

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Houses Houses Nature Bulletin No. 620 December 3, 1960 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Daniel Ryan, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist SOD HOUSES In the 1860's and 70's, when pioneer settlers came to homestead free land on the vast lonely prairies of Kansas and Nebraska, they found a country that, except for fringes of cottonwoods and willows along the streams, was treeless. There was no rock and mighty little timber for building houses and barns. Lumber was very expensive and scarce. So was money. However, the prairies were thickly covered with short, drought- enduring buffalo and blue grama grasses. Some of the Indian tribes which not only hunted buffalo but also grew corn -- notably the Pawnee, Osage and Hidatsa -- had large earthlodges. They used sod in the walls and the conical or dome-like roofs had pole rafters covered with willow brush, slough hay, sod, and finally clay. So the homesteaders were inspired to build their homes with slabs of the remarkably thick and tough prairie sod: "Nebraska marble".

283

Open House  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When the US housing market collapsed in 2008, so did the dreams of many middle- and lower-class Americans. Florida, California, Nevada, and Arizona were hit particularly hard, and not by a force of nature, but by the abstract and invisible hand of the ...

Jack Stenner; Patrick LeMieux

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

DOE Solar Decathlon: Middlebury College  

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replaces the traditional rooftop array to create an exterior walkway shaded by solar panels. A lush green roof contributes to the thermal envelope of the house, sequesters...

285

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 News  

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surrounded by people holding cameras and microphones. He is standing in front of the Team California house. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu answers media questions after the Solar...

286

DOE Solar Decathlon: Santa Clara University  

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Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Radiant House sd13.scu.edu Radiant House is driven by three E's: efficiency, economics, and elegance. The house incorporates bamboo and takes it to a new level by using the sustainable material for structural wall and joist systems. Radiant House is an elegant, adaptable, and affordable house with a versatile great room, a large deck and patio area, and clean separation between private and public spaces. Design Philosophy Radiant House was guided by the belief that sustainable living can be affordable, appealing, and accessible to everyone. With an open floor plan and ramps leading to and from the house, Radiant House is fully accessible and features spacious rooms and an adaptable floor plan and furnishings. Features A structural wall and joist system is composed of a blend of

287

ReHABit : claiming endangered structures in Washington DC to rethink subsidized housing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There is an affordable housing crisis today in Washington D.C. that is the result of a uniquely complicated history of a capital city and a current economic boom. This thesis responds to that crisis by proposing a new ...

Fowlkes, Catherine Kuhnle

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Low income housing tax credit properties : non-profit disposition strategies in the Commonwealth  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis examines how non-profit owners in Massachusetts have maintained affordability and ownership of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties after the initial fifteen-year compliance period, at the lowest ...

Lew-Hailer, Lillian

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

The forgotten class : reconceptualizing contemporary middle-income housing in New York City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New York City's costly real estate poses housing affordability challenges for not only low- or even moderate-income households, but also for the so-called "middle class." Because New York is predominantly a renter's market, ...

Milchman, Karina (Karina Faye)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Investigation of the potential application of solar energy to existing homes. Semi-annual technical progress report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Progress is reported in designing passive solar retrofits for three older house types in Minneapolis. (MHR)

Not Available

291

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Contests and Scoring - Lighting  

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of natural daylighting in their 2002 Solar Decathlon house. Solar Decathlon 2005 Lighting (100 Points) Electric lighting is the third largest consumer of energy in buildings....

292

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Expertise, Thoughtful  

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Expertise, Thoughtful Approach Define Solar Decathlon Juries Expertise, Thoughtful Approach Define Solar Decathlon Juries Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Carol Anna Of the 10 contests that make up the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, five are juried: Architecture Engineering Communications Affordability Market Appeal. In juried contests, jurors who are experts in their fields evaluate each house and award points for features that cannot be measured. "What I loved most about the Communications jurors was how thoughtful they were in their deliberations," says Terri Jones, Communications Contest official. "It's not just that they took their job seriously; it's that they wanted to do it right and honor the teams' efforts." Photo of a woman and two men listening to a presentation. Communications jurors Stacy Wilson, Ryan Dings, and Mark Walhimer take

293

EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF THE RADIATION PROTECTION AFFORDED BY RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES AGAINST DISTRIBUTED SOURCES  

SciTech Connect

A study was made to obtain information that could be used to evaluate the protection afforded by residences against radiation due to fallout. The sources used were Co/sup 60/ and Cs/sup 137/ and the radiation dosimeters used were pocket type ionization chambers. Measurements were made for distributed sources (400 Co/sup 60/ and 20 Cs/sup 137/) and for single sources located inside the structures (one each, 2-curie Co/sup 60/ and Cs/sup 137/). Attenuation measurements were made for five houses of typical domestic design and construction. Several modifications were made to the houses, and the attenuation measurements were repeated. The houses. located at the Nevada Test Site, included single- and two-story houses with and without hnsements and with light and heavy walls. For comparison with the house data the dose-rate distrihntion above an extended plane source was measured in a phantom house. i.e., air measurements with the instrument fixed on a framework of thin-walled aluminum tubing. Although the complete analysIs of the data is net yet available, some typical analyses are presented, and the effectiveness of some of the modifications is illustrated. (auth)

Auxier, J.A.; Buchanan, J.O.; Eisenhauer, C.; Menker, H.E.

1958-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Colorado at Boulder: Breaking...  

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House on display at Solar Decathlon 2007 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Enlarge image The University of Colorado showcased the central unit of their Core House at Solar...

295

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Teams - University of Missouri-Rolla...  

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team wearing hardhats and posing in front of its 2005 Solar Decathlon house. The Missouri-Rolla team builds its Midwest-friendly house. Sketch of Missouri-Rolla's 2005 Solar...

296

SURF NIST Boulder - Housing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Housing. ... Students will be responsible for paying a housing deposit and rent which are covered by the subsistence allowance. ...

2012-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

297

Concordia Publishing House  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Nonprofit Category. Concordia Publishing House. man at ... cph.org. Concordia Publishing House (CPH) is the St. Louis, Mo ...

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

298

Affordable, Low-Carbon Diesel Fuel  

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Affordable, Low-Carbon Diesel Fuel Affordable, Low-Carbon Diesel Fuel from Domestic Coal and Biomass January 14, 2009 DOE/NETL-2009/1349 Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,

299

Solar technical assistance provided to Forest City military communities in Hawaii for incorporation of 20-30 MW of solar energy generation to power family housing for US Navy personnel.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In May 2007, Forest City Military Communities won a US Department of Energy Solar America Showcase Award. As part of this award, executives and staff from Forest City Military Communities worked side-by-side with a DOE technical assistance team to overcome technical obstacles encountered by this large-scale real estate developer and manager. This paper describes the solar technical assistance that was provided and the key solar experiences acquired by Forest City Military Communities over an 18 month period.

Dominick, Jeff (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO); Merrigan, Tim (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO); Boudra, Will (Forest City Military Communities, Honolulu, HI); Miller, Ryan (CH2M Hill, Englewood, CO); Cisneros, Gabriela (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM); Rosenthal, Andrew L. (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM); Kuszmaul, Scott S.; Gupta, Vipin P.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Housing Innovation Awards | Department of Energy  

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Housing Innovation Awards Housing Innovation Awards Housing Innovation Awards Photo of a line of Housing Innovation Awards statues lined up on a table. The U.S. Department of Energy's Housing Innovation Awards recognize the very best in innovation on the path to zero net-energy ready homes. The awards, presented on October 4, 2013, at a breakfast ceremony during the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2013 in Irvine, CA, showcase a number of the Building Technologies Office residential programs under one umbrella event. DOE Challenge Home Builder Awards Orange Arrow Presented to DOE Challenge Home builders who are leading a major housing industry transformation to zero net-energy ready homes. The DOE Challenge Home designation is the symbol of excellence in home building. Only a

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301

Microbially facilitated kesterite formation for solar cell devices  

centuries due to rising oil price and demanding the reduction of green house gases. The global solar electricity

302

DOE Solar Decathlon: Auburn University: Enjoying Campus Life  

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Auburn University's solar-powered house on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2002. Auburn University's solar-powered house on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2002. Enlarge image The Auburn house is loosely based on a traditional southern design called the dogtrot, which incorporates a central porch that divides the house into two halves. (Credit: Warren Gretz/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Auburn University What: Solar house Where: Auburn University Auburn, AL 36849 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2002 Auburn University: Enjoying Campus Life The solar-powered house built by Auburn University for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002 returned to campus after placing third in the competition. It currently resides on the university's Agricultural Campus, where it has been landscaped and is used as office space and for

303

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog  

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Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever October 11, 2013 Solar Decathlon As the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 approaches the finish line, the standings are tight-in fact, the closest ever, which is a reflection of the quality of the competition houses. At each Solar Decathlon, we say that everyone is a winner, but this year it's more true than ever. All the houses are impressive. As a result, the juries have issued more ties in their evaluations than ever before. The scoring in the five performance-based contests is very close as well. The solar energy systems have been reliably producing more power than the houses need, allowing all the energy- consuming tasks to be completed with energy to spare. In fact, all the teams earned full points in the Energy

304

DOE Solar Decathlon: Solar Decathlon Team-Produced Videos  

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Video Walkthroughs Video Walkthroughs Animated Walkthroughs Architecture Presentations Engineering Presentations Sales Presentations Consumer Workshops Building Industry Workshops Technical Resources Sponsors Where Are the Houses Now? Quick Links Solar Decathlon Home Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2007 Solar Decathlon 2005 Solar Decathlon 2002 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar Decathlon Team-Produced Videos Watch videos produced by the teams themselves for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 competition. Solar Decathlon 2011 Team Video Walkthroughs See inside the Solar Decathlon 2011 houses in these team-produced video tours. Solar Decathlon 2011 Team Computer-Animated Walkthroughs Learn about the teams' plans and concepts by watching these team-produced

305

Portable solar/non-solar cooker  

SciTech Connect

A portable, solar cooker of the type having an insulated housing with an oven compartment and associated reflector elements is adapted for cooking with a portion of the housing removed and using a conventional source of heat such as canned heat, gasfired lantern heat, and the like.

Way, L.V.

1980-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

306

1997 Housing Characteristics Tables Housing Unit Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Million U.S. Households; 45 pages, 128 kb) Million U.S. Households; 45 pages, 128 kb) Contents Pages HC1-1a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Climate Zone, Million U.S. Households, 1997 4 HC1-2a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Year of Construction, Million U.S. Households, 1997 4 HC1-3a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Household Income, Million U.S. Households, 1997 4 HC1-4a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Type of Housing Unit, Million U.S. Households, 1997 3 HC1-5a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Type of Owner-Occupied Housing Unit, Million U.S. Households, 1997 3 HC1-6a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Type of Rented Housing Unit, Million U.S. Households, 1997 3 HC1-7a. Housing Unit Characteristics by Four Most Populated States, Million U.S. Households, 1997 4

307

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon  

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'Solar Decathlon' 'Solar Decathlon' Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever Friday, October 11, 2013 Solar Decathlon As the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 approaches the finish line, the standings are tight-in fact, the closest ever, which is a reflection of the quality of the competition houses. At each Solar Decathlon, we say that everyone is a winner, but this year it's more true than ever. All the houses are impressive. As a result, the juries have issued more ties in their evaluations than ever before. The scoring in the five performance-based contests is very close as well. The solar energy systems have been reliably producing more power than the houses need, allowing all the energy- consuming tasks to be completed with energy to spare. In fact, all the teams earned full points in the Energy

308

Design, construction, and testing of the Colorado State University Solar House I heating and cooling system. United States special format report  

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The primary objective of the project is the design, construction, testing, and evaluation of a practical system for utilizing solar energy to drive heating, cooling, and domestic hot water subsystems, supplemented as necessary with auxiliary fuel. System design was accomplished during the first five months (September 1973 to January 1974) and construction completed during the following five month period (February to June 1974). This report details the evaluation of the system's performance during the period 1 September 1974 through 31 August 1975. Efforts are now underway to modify and improve the performance of the solar system, and conduct a comparative evaluation of the original design and the modified system. (WDM)

Loef, G.O.G.; Ward, D.S.

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Design calculation procedure for passive solar houses at Navy installations in regions with cold climate. Volume I. Preliminary report, April 1980-September 1981  

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A 'worksheet' approach is used in that the user may work through an example passive solar design by following the text in the report. Included are tables for heating degree days, solar heat gains, building R factors, orientation factors, roof overhang designs, etc. Performance is calculated on a monthly basis. The reports are presented for five geographical regions with content and text format similar, differing only in the appropriate regional factors. Appropriate designs are given for Navy installations in regions with cold climate.

Lumsdaine, M.; Lumsdaine, E.

1981-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Design, construction, and testing of the Colorado State University Solar House I heating and cooling system. United States special format report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The primary objective of the project is the design, construction, testing, and evaluation of a practical system for utilizing solar energy to drive heating, cooling, and domestic hot water subsystems, supplemented as necessary with auxiliary fuel. System design was accomplished during the first five months (September 1973 to January 1974) and construction completed during the following five month period (February to June 1974). This report details the evaluation of the system's performance during the period 1 September 1974 through 31 August 1975. Efforts are now underway to modify and improve the performance of the solar system, and conduct a comparative evaluation of the original design and the modified system. (WDM)

Loef, G.O.G.; Ward, D.S.

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

DOE Solar Decathlon: Carnegie Mellon University: Passing the Torch  

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Carnegie Mellon solar-powered house at Solar Decathlon 2002. Carnegie Mellon solar-powered house at Solar Decathlon 2002. Enlarge image The Carnegie Mellon house consumed only 10% of the energy used by an average house with the help of solar electric and solar thermal systems, a water-source heat pump, and a tightly constructed building envelope made of prefabricated panels. (Credit: Chris Gunn/U.S. Department of Energy) Who: Carnegie Mellon What: Solar House Where: No longer available Solar Decathlon 2002 Carnegie Mellon University: Passing the Torch Carnegie Mellon's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002 team analyzed every part of its solar-powered house during the two years it spent preparing for the competition. This forethought allowed the students to strategically place as many components as possible when they dismantled

312

THE WHITE HOUSE | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

THE WHITE HOUSE THE WHITE HOUSE THE WHITE HOUSE More Documents & Publications THE WHITE HOUSE White House Mission Requests Memorandum...

313

DOE Solar Decathlon: Cornell University: Making an Unconventional Choice  

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Silo House at Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Silo House at Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Silo House is now a private residence on Martha's Vineyard. Forty solar panels rise above three cylinders and a courtyard to provide Silo House with 8 kW of power. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Cornell University What: Silo House Where: Martha's Vineyard Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2009 Cornell University: Making an Unconventional Choice Like the two U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon houses before it, Cornell University's Silo House now serves as a residence and is located within 30 miles of campus. Having competed in Solar Decathlon 2005 and 2007, the Cornell team knew it wanted to try something different in 2009. The team decided to create a

314

Solar house heating system using reflective pyramid optical condensing system. Progress report 101-4, June 1, 1975--June 1, 1976  

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An experimental program to evaluate solar energy heating and cooling systems employing a pyramidal optics concentrating system is described. Work on this contract has proceeded with improvements to the initial test installation and instrumentation and evaluation of a newly constructed residence employing an improved version of the concept. The developmental progress made and the test results obtained thus far are summarized.

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1976-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle April 28, 2011 - 4:38pm Addthis Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive -- we are

316

Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a  

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Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle April 28, 2011 - 4:38pm Addthis Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive -- we are

317

University of Colorado House Tours Report  

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HOUSE TOURS BRIEF CONTEST REPORT HOUSE TOURS BRIEF CONTEST REPORT This report summarizes the strategy of the CU Solar Decathlon Team for addressing the Hours Tours portion of the 2005 Solar Decathlon Competition. Brochures The CU Team is designing one brochure for the General Public and one for the Competition Judges. Both of these 18"x 24" handouts will fold into 10 sections like a compact map. On the inside of the brochures will appear a color rendering of the North, South, East and West facades of the house, in addition to a floor plan. The brochures will also include a detailed map that will explain various aspects of the CU Solar Decathlon Home and site plan. The content of each brochure will be audience appropriate. Each of the ten sections will contain 250-500 words of text, as well as pictures, diagrams,

318

Solar Decathlon 2002: Energy We Can Live With (Program Brochure)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This program brochure will be handed out to the teams, sponsors, and some attendees to provide a brief overview of the competition and the fourteen entries. The brochure also outlines the sponsors reasons for participating in the Solar Decathlon. The U.S. Department of Energy is proud to sponsor the first-ever Solar Decathlon, a college and university competition that brings together our nation's brightest minds to demonstrate practical ways of producing and using energy efficiently in the home. The Solar Decathlon consists of 10 contests that encompass all the ways in which we use energy in our daily lives--from livability and comfort to daily chores and home-based work to getting around town. Sunlight is the only source of energy that can be used to generate the thermal, electrical, and mechanical power needed to compete in the 10 contests. The best looking house that can produce the most energy and use that energy the most efficiently will win. Energy efficiency and solar technologies are available for the home today, and they are affordable. At the same time, the designs of these homes are attractive and livable. The Solar Decathlon will prove that investment in renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies can reduce our dependence on foreign oil, improve human health, conserve natural resources, and create markets for American products around the world.

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2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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House Spiders  

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Spiders Spiders Nature Bulletin No. 206-A November 13, 1965 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation HOUSE SPIDERS Nothing humiliates a housewife more than to spy a dusty streamer of cobwebs dangling from the ceiling when she has "company". With a cloth on the end of her broom, or a vacuum cleaner, she wages continual war on spiders. The spider itself frequently escapes by darting into a hide-away or dropping by a thread of silk to the floor where it may play "possum" until things have quieted down. But in basements, in unused rooms, in attics, between windows and screens, beneath porches, and in garages or other out buildings, many small spiders live their interesting lives.

320

Solar | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

hb2600.dirhb2620.en.pdf House Bill 2620 introduced a unique requirement for installing solar energy systems on public buildings. In 2012, S.B. 1533 amended the requirement to...

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321

Solar | Department of Energy  

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relatively inexpensive materials such as plastic lenses and metal housings to capture the solar energy shining on a fairly large area and focus that energy onto a smaller area-the...

322

EERE Roofus' Solar and Efficient Home: Lights  

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by buying energy-saving light bulbs. I use these light bulbs to save energy in my solar house Most people have incandescent (IN-CAN-DE-SENT) light bulbs in their house. If...

323

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Team Montral  

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Montral 2007 Solar Decathlon house. In the Team Montral house, a green roof and a green wall reduce energy used for cooling and add insulation as well as rain water recovery....

324

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Maryland: Proving Possibilities  

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Maryland's solar-powered house on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2002. Maryland's solar-powered house on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2002. Enlarge image The University of Maryland incorporated energy conservation and renewable energy into a traditional-looking home. (Credit: Paul Norton/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: University of Maryland What: Solar House Where: No longer available Solar Decathlon 2002 University of Maryland: Proving Possibilities The University of Maryland's house came in fourth place at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002. After the competition, the university sold individual components of the house to recover some of the project's cost. In the end, Team Maryland's house demonstrated not only the practicality of solar energy in residential design but also the ability of students to

325

Housing policy in China  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the last three decades, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has managed to replace its welfare-based urban housing system with a market-based housing provision scheme. With such significant housing policy changes, the ...

Gao, Lu, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

2012 ALS Open House  

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House 2012 ALS Open House Print More than 6000 people came up the hill to see what is happening at Berkeley Lab during Open House on Saturday, October 13, and more than 1500 of...

327

Solar heat collector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A solar heat collector is described that pre-heats water for a household hot water heating system, and also heats the air inside a house. The device includes solar heating panels set into an A-shape, and enclosing an area therein containing a water tank and a wristatic fan that utilize the heat of the enclosed air, and transmit the thermal energy therefrom through a water line and an air line into the house.

Sykes, A.B.

1981-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

328

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Virginia: Bearing Solar Gifts  

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Virginia's house on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2002. Virginia's house on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2002. Enlarge image The Trojan Goat incorporates recycled materials, including copper cladding reclaimed from a roof, wood panels reclaimed from shipping pallets, and paving stones reclaimed from the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (Credit: Chris Gunn/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: University of Virginia What: Trojan Goat Where: Private residence Crozet, VA 22932 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2002 University of Virginia: Bearing Solar Gifts Like the Trojan horse that launched the Greeks to victory, the Trojan Goat earned the University of Virginia second place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002. Since then, the house has gone on to inspire

329

Solar Energy Market Forecast | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Solar Energy Market Forecast Solar Energy Market Forecast Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Solar Energy Market Forecast Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Sector: Energy Focus Area: Solar Topics: Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Publications Website: giffords.house.gov/DOE%20Perspective%20on%20Solar%20Market%20Evolution References: Solar Energy Market Forecast[1] Summary " Energy markets / forecasts DOE Solar America Initiative overview Capital market investments in solar Solar photovoltaic (PV) sector overview PV prices and costs PV market evolution Market evolution considerations Balance of system costs Silicon 'normalization' Solar system value drivers Solar market forecast Additional resources"

330

DOE Solar Decathlon: California Polytechnic State University: Benchmarking  

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Cal Poly solar-powered house on the National Mall for Solar Decathlon 2005. Cal Poly solar-powered house on the National Mall for Solar Decathlon 2005. Enlarge image The exterior of Cal Poly's house features a large deck and overhang that shades the south-facing windows and doors. (Credit: Chris Gunn/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: California Polytechnic State University What: Solar Cal Poly Where: California Polytechnic State University 1 Grand Ave. San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 Map This House Public tours: Contact the Cal Poly Renewable Energy Club at 224-805-7999 for tour information. Solar Decathlon 2005 California Polytechnic State University: Benchmarking Solar Performance The solar-powered house designed by California Polytechnic State University returned to San Luis Obispo after placing third overall in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005. It was reconstructed on campus

331

DOE Solar Decathlon: Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Building...  

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Solar 7 house on display at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Enlarge image Solar 7 embodies traditional New England style...

332

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Massachusetts Institute of...  

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2007 Solar Decathlon house. The MIT home was designed after analyzing all past Solar Decathlon homes and a series of six solar homes built at the university beginning in the 1930s....

333

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Minnesota: Living Up to an Iconic Name  

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ICON Solar House at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. ICON Solar House at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image The University of Minnesota's ICON Solar House is on display at the Bell Museum of Natural History in Minneapolis. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: University of Minnesota What: ICON Solar House Where: Bell Museum of Natural History 10 Church St. SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 Map This House Public tours: The exhibit is open during the Bell Museum's regular hours of operation from Oct. 16, 2010, to May 15, 2011. For more information, call 612-624-7083. Solar Decathlon 2009 University of Minnesota: Living up to an Iconic Name After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009, the University of Minnesota stored ICON Solar House on campus until summer 2010. The house

334

DOE Solar Decathlon: West Virginia University  

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with innovative and modern home automation and energy-saving technologies. Features A solar chimney in the center of the house provides passive ventilation and represents a...

335

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Judges and Jurors  

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engineering judge ensuring the Auburn University house meets exacting accessibility specifications. Photo of 2002 Solar Decathlon engineering judge measuring the width of the front...

336

The Challenge of Affordable Housing in 21st Century California: Constraints and Opportunities in the Nonprofit Housing Sector  

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used 17. Does your organization have a strategic plan? q yes18. Does your organization have a strategic plan as required

Christensen, Karen

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon  

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Decathlon Decathlon Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever Friday, October 11, 2013 Solar Decathlon As the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 approaches the finish line, the standings are tight-in fact, the closest ever, which is a reflection of the quality of the competition houses. At each Solar Decathlon, we say that everyone is a winner, but this year it's more true than ever. All the houses are impressive. As a result, the juries have issued more ties in their evaluations than ever before. The scoring in the five performance-based contests is very close as well. The solar energy systems have been reliably producing more power than the

338

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Missouri-Rolla: Returning to the  

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house in the foreground with the 2007 house in the background. house in the foreground with the 2007 house in the background. Enlarge image Solar House (right) is now located next door to Missouri University of Science and Technology's Solar Decathlon 2005 entry, Prairie House (left), in the university's Solar Village. (Courtesy of Bob Phelan, Missouri University of Science and Technology) Who: University of Missouri-Rolla What: Solar House Where: Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, MO 65401 Map This House Public tours: Call 573-341-6782 for tour information. Solar Decathlon 2007 University of Missouri-Rolla: Returning to the Neighborhood The University of Missouri-Rolla-now called the Missouri University of Science and Technology-already had two solar-powered houses established in its on-campus Solar Village when it competed in the U.S. Department of

339

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Missouri-Rolla: Leading the Way  

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Missouri-Rolla's 2002 house pictured from the rear with its 2005 house visible in the background. Missouri-Rolla's 2002 house pictured from the rear with its 2005 house visible in the background. Enlarge image The University of Missouri-Rolla's Solar Decathlon 2002 house is located across from its 2005 house in the school's on-campus Solar Village. (Courtesy of Bob Phelan) Who: University of Missouri-Rolla What: Solar house Where: Missouri University of Science and Technology Solar Village Rolla, MO 65401 Map This House Public tours: Call 573-341-6782 for tour information. Solar Decathlon 2002 University of Missouri-Rolla: Leading the Way The University of Missouri-Rolla-now called the Missouri University of Science and Technology-entered its first U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon in 2002. The solar-powered house it designed for this competition

340

Santa Clara Universitys U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon...  

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dryer efficiency. Good owner control interface for shole house operation. Enhanced solar thermal storage with PCM to maximize solar thermal benefit. Very professional looking...

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341

1997 Housing Characteristics Tables Housing Unit Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Percent of U.S. Households; 45 pages, 121 kb) Percent of U.S. Households; 45 pages, 121 kb) Contents Pages HC1-1b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Climate Zone, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 4 HC1-2b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Year of Construction, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 4 HC1-3b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Household Income, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 4 HC1-4b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Type of Housing Unit, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 3 HC1-5b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Type of Owner-Occupied Housing Unit, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 3 HC1-6b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Type of Rented Housing Unit, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 3 HC1-7b. Housing Unit Characteristics by Four Most Populated States, Percent of U.S. Households, 1997 4

342

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Final Results  

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Computer-generated image of the Technische Universität Darmstadt 2007 Solar Decathlon house. Computer-generated image of the Technische Universität Darmstadt 2007 Solar Decathlon house. First Place: Technische Universität Darmstadt Computer-generated image of the University of Maryland 2007 Solar Decathlon house. Second Place: University of Maryland Computer-generated image of the Santa Clara University 2007 Solar Decathlon house. Third Place: Santa Clara University Solar Decathlon 2007 Final Results The Solar Decathlon challenged 20 college and university teams to compete in 10 contests and design, build, and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered home. After two years of preparation and a week of competition, the final scores and standings are in. Overall First Place: Technische Universität Darmstadt This team from Germany came to the Solar Decathlon hoping to have an impact

343

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Cornell University  

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that shows the three silos that form the structure and open onto a common courtyard. Solar panels are visible atop the roof. Cornell's Solar Decathlon entry is Silo House,...

344

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Rules and Regulations  

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Students from Rhode Island School of Design's 2005 team enjoy dinner on the roof of their solar-powered house for the cooking portion of the contest. Solar Decathlon 2005 Rules and...

345

2005 Solar Decathlon: October 7-16  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This brochure describes the Solar Decathlon, an international competition among college and university teams to design, build, and operate the most attractive, energy-efficient, solar-powered house.

Not Available

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Ontario/BC: Inspiring Sustainability From North  

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North House on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge North House on the National Mall at Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Team Ontario/BC's North House returned to the University of Waterloo campus after placing fourth overall at Solar Decathlon 2009. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Photo of West House surrounded by skyscrapers in Vancouver. Enlarge image Team Ontario/BC's North House inspired West House, pictured here. While West House went to the Winter 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, North House now resides permanently near the University of Waterloo campus. (Credit: Lyn Bartram/City of Vancouver) Who: Team Ontario/BC What: North House Where: North House University of Waterloo 200 University Ave. West Waterloo, Ontario Map This House West House East Vancouver Cedar Cottage Community Garden

347

Reducing Costs in Aircraft: The Metals Affordability Initiative ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Martin, R. "Affordable Metal Technologies For Military Aircraft. ... Ruhman, D., L. Pionke, and R. Martin, "Missiles and Space Systems with a Material Difference.

348

House Care Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

House Care Co Ltd House Care Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name House Care Co Ltd Place Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Zip 163-1431 Sector Solar Product Japanese insulation and roofing installer which also distributes and installs solar roofing systems. Coordinates 35.670479°, 139.740921° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.670479,"lon":139.740921,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

349

Bay Ridge Gardens - Mixed-Humid Affordable Multifamily Housing Deep Energy Retrofit  

SciTech Connect

Under this project, Newport Partners (as part of the BA-PIRC research team) evaluated the installation, measured performance, and cost-effectiveness of efficiency upgrade measures for a tenant-in-place DER at the Bay Ridge multifamily (MF) development in Annapolis, Maryland. The design and construction phase of the Bay Ridge project was completed in August 2012. This report summarizes system commissioning, short-term test results, utility bill data analysis, and analysis of real-time data collected over a one-year period after the retrofit was complete. The Bay Ridge project is comprised of a 'base scope' retrofit which was estimated to achieve a 30%+ savings (relative to pre-retrofit) on 186 apartments, and a 'DER scope' which was estimated to achieve 50% savings (relative to pre-retrofit) on a 12-unit building. The base scope was applied to the entire apartment complex, except for one 12-unit building which underwent the DER scope. A wide range of efficiency measures was applied to pursue this savings target for the DER building, including improvements/replacements of mechanical equipment and distribution systems, appliances, lighting and lighting controls, the building envelope, hot water conservation measures, and resident education. The results of this research build upon the current body of knowledge of multifamily retrofits. Towards this end, the research team has collected and generated data on the selection of measures, their estimated performance, their measured performance, and risk factors and their impact on potential measures.

Lyons, J.; Moore, M.; Thompson, M.

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

New Or Rehab: Striking A New Balance Under California's Affordable Housing Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of New Construction COST PER SQUARE FOOT Range Avergae Rangecostabouthalf(perunit),60percent(persquarefootorcostperresidentialunitof$108,404andabout$130persquarefoot.

Rosenthal, Larry A.; Listokin, David

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

The "L" is for living : creating urban development linkages with affordable transit-oriented housing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

What is a city? Who is the city for? A citizen's answer to these questions is closely connected with her or his sense of political power or representation in the city. Harvey Molotch argues that politically influential ...

Davis, Omari Akil

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Portable solar cooker  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A portable solar cooker of the type having an insulated housing with an oven compartment enclosed therein and associated reflector elements is adapted for cooking with the housing and oven compartment in a tilted or level position. When employing only the tilting mode for tracking the sun, reflecting panels are removably attached to the top of the cooker housing. When there is a need to maintain the oven compartment level while tracking the sun during the cooking operation, the reflecting panels are removably mounted on a pivotal frame connected to a telescoping strip assembly which, in turn, is removably mounted on the topside of the cooker housing.

Way, L.V.

1980-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

353

Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon In the video above, Lakiya Culley talks about how her solar-powered, passive home, which was donated to Habitat for Humanity by a Solar Decathlon 2011 team, has changed her family's future.Learn how some of the nation's best and brightest students are proving that owning ultra-efficient, solar-powered houses can be part of the middle class dream. Through the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, college students across the world are proving that energy-efficient, solar-powered houses can be comfortable, attractive and cost effective. Since the two-year competition started in 2002, Solar Decathlon has not only helped train the next generation of energy leaders -- providing them with hands-on experience in everything from fundraising and communications

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Solar Decathlon | Department of Energy  

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Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon In the video above, Lakiya Culley talks about how her solar-powered, passive home, which was donated to Habitat for Humanity by a Solar Decathlon 2011 team, has changed her family's future.Learn how some of the nation's best and brightest students are proving that owning ultra-efficient, solar-powered houses can be part of the middle class dream. Through the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, college students across the world are proving that energy-efficient, solar-powered houses can be comfortable, attractive and cost effective. Since the two-year competition started in 2002, Solar Decathlon has not only helped train the next generation of energy leaders -- providing them with hands-on experience in everything from fundraising and communications

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Boston: Paving a Greener Way  

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Curio.House's interior kitchen and living room area at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Curio.House's interior kitchen and living room area at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Curio.House is designed to engage the homeowner in living comfortably and efficiently. The house is now a residence in a community that supports low-income and formerly homeless families. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Team Boston What: Curio.House Where: Community Green Victory Drive Sandwich, MA 02563 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2009 Team Boston: Paving a Greener Way With its energy-efficient and cost-cutting features, Team Boston's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon entry, Curio.House, piqued the interest of Housing Assistance Corp. This charitable organization, which

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Solar Decathlon 2005  

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Solar Decathlon 2005 is a U.S. Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory competition involving 19 colleges and universities from the United States, Canada, and Spain. These teams will compete to design, build, and demonstrate solar homes. In fall 2005, teams will transport their competition solar houses to Washington, D.C., where they will construct a solar village on the National Mall. When the houses are assembled, the teams will compete against each other in 10 contests (hence, a decathlon) for about a week. The contests range from design to comfort to energy performance. Each team must provide an aesthetically pleasing entry that produces sufficient solar energy for space conditioning, hot water, lighting, appliances, and an electric car. The Solar Decathlon is co-sponsored by BP, The Home Depot, the American Institute of Architects, the National Association of Home Builders, and the DIY Network. For more information, visit the Web site at www.solardecathlon.org.

Warner, C.; Nahan, R.; King, R.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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House Retirement Timeline  

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House Retirement House Retirement Timeline House is retiring December 20,2013 Fix your pipelines, move data and get help now! /house is POWERED OFF. 12/20/2013 Questions? Contact Kjiersten & Doug; consult@nersc.gov Office hours: MWThF 10:00-12:00 400-413 The link to /house will be permanently changed; all pipelines that have not removed /house dependencies will break. 11/15/2013 Your actions: Find anything that is still broken and let the developers know. Check houseHunter Continue data migration. We DO NOT GUARANTEE that you will be able to get data off /house after this date. 12/1/2013 Your action: Contact your group lead if you still need data /jgi/tools will no longer be in the default path 10/1/2013 Timeline & Important Dates The link to /house will be temporarily

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PV FAQs: What Is the Energy Payback for PV? Solar Energy Technologies...  

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energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable Reaping the environmental benefits of solar energy requires spending energy to make the PV system. But as this graphic shows,...

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EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable | Department of  

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EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable November 8, 2012 - 3:05pm Addthis Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable As part of the EV-Everywhere Grand Challenge, we are working with America's best and brightest scientists, engineers and businesses to make electric vehicles as affordable and convenient as today's gasoline-powered vehicles. But we can't do it without you. Storified by Energy Department · Thu, Nov 08 2012 12:04:07 In March 2012, President Obama launched EV-Everywhere, the second in a series of Energy Department "Clean Energy Grand Challenges" aimed at addressing the most pressing energy challenges of our time.

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EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable | Department of  

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EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable November 8, 2012 - 3:05pm Addthis Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs EV-Everywhere: Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable As part of the EV-Everywhere Grand Challenge, we are working with America's best and brightest scientists, engineers and businesses to make electric vehicles as affordable and convenient as today's gasoline-powered vehicles. But we can't do it without you. Storified by Energy Department · Thu, Nov 08 2012 12:04:07 In March 2012, President Obama launched EV-Everywhere, the second in a series of Energy Department "Clean Energy Grand Challenges" aimed at addressing the most pressing energy challenges of our time.

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Page 1 of 2 About 200,000 people will tour SFU West House, a  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, and energy efficient solar-powered house. Our Canadian entry did surprisingly well, winning 4th place lastPage 1 of 2 About 200,000 people will tour SFU West House, a model sustainable home of the future a Vancouver homeowner and the owner of a solar-powered cabin on Gambier Island I've been following the city

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Missouri: Showing the World the Possibilities of  

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Show-Me House at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Show-Me House at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Team Missouri's Show-Me House joined three other Solar Decathlon houses in Missouri University of Science and Technology's own Solar Village. The Show-Me House incorporates long, horizontal lines to reflect the state's landscape. (Courtesy of Bryan Glass) Who: Team Missouri What: Show-Me House Where: Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, MO 65401 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2009 Team Missouri: Showing the World the Possibilities of Solar Team Missouri's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 house returned to the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus following the competition. It was reconstructed over summer 2010 in the

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Technical Resources  

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This photo offers a birds-eye view of a two-part house. On the roof of the house's rectangular core shimmers a pool of water. To the right of the pool slants a row of windows over the house's open living space. The rooftop pond reflects light back into the open space. Visitors to the Solar Decathlon can be seen entering the house and in the background. This photo offers a birds-eye view of a two-part house. On the roof of the house's rectangular core shimmers a pool of water. To the right of the pool slants a row of windows over the house's open living space. The rooftop pond reflects light back into the open space. Visitors to the Solar Decathlon can be seen entering the house and in the background. The 2007 Solar Decathlon New York Institute of Technology house features a rooftop pond for the house's geothermal heat pump, rather than a traditional underground source, which can't be used on the National Mall. Solar Decathlon 2007 Technical Resources From journal entries, final scores, and a summary of media hits, to technology innovations and house drawings, the 2007 Solar Decathlon technical resources posted on this page provide insight and guidance to the

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Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) Program California Low-Income Residential Solar Buying & Making Electricity GRID Alternatives 12312015...

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Crested Flycatcher Bird House  

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Crested Flycatcher Bird House Name: kristin Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: What would be the best wood to use to build a house for a crested flycatcher? And what...

366

House Fly Ceiling  

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NA Date: NA Question: We are a public library and have had a question regarding house flies. The question is "How high in the atmosphere can a house fly, fly? Replies:...

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Texas House Tours Report  

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house tour 1. A Decathlete will greet visitors at the site's en- trance, distributing tour books and introducing the SNAP House. 2. In the offi ce and entertainment cen- ter, a...

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100% petroleum house  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I am designing a Case Study House to be sponsored by Royal Dutch Shell which utilizes the by-product of oil extraction, petroleum gas, to produce a zero waste, 100% petroleum based house. The motivation of the Case Study ...

Costanza, David (David Nicholas)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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" Million Housing Units, Preliminary"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

the 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey." " Energy Information Administration 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Tables" "Table...

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" Million Housing Units, Final"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Residential Energy Consumption Survey." " U.S. Energy Information Administration 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Residential Energy Consumption Survey." " U.S. Energy Information Administration 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary...

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Solar Decathlon Turns Ten | Department of Energy  

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Solar Decathlon Turns Ten Solar Decathlon Turns Ten Solar Decathlon Turns Ten September 28, 2012 - 2:22pm Addthis For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products that save energy and money, and provided hands-on training for jobs in the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products that save energy and money, and provided hands-on training for jobs in the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Solar Decathlon 2013

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Solar Decathlon Turns Ten | Department of Energy  

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Solar Decathlon Turns Ten Solar Decathlon Turns Ten Solar Decathlon Turns Ten September 28, 2012 - 2:22pm Addthis For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products that save energy and money, and provided hands-on training for jobs in the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products that save energy and money, and provided hands-on training for jobs in the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Solar Decathlon 2013

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Penn State: Sustaining Momentum  

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Penn State's Solar Decathlon 2007 house outside the university football stadium. Penn State's Solar Decathlon 2007 house outside the university football stadium. Enlarge image MorningStar PA welcomed visitors after every home football game at Beaver Stadium. (Courtesy of Roland Le Roux and David Riley, Penn State) Who: Penn State What: MorningStar PA Where: Penn State Center for Sustainability 104 Eng Unit A University Park, PA 16802 Map This House Public tours: The house is closed until July 2011 for remodeling. Solar Decathlon 2007 Penn State: Sustaining Momentum Originally built for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007, Penn State's MorningStar PA house is now located on campus at the Center for Sustainability. The house will be closed to the public until July 2011 while the center adds a basement for office and laboratory space.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon China 2013  

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of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of...

376

The Greening of Our House  

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Greening of Our House (See also the Greening of the White House) The White House isn't the only building in the U.S. working toward a greener future. LBL's in-house energy...

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BNL Biology Department - Open House  

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Open House Open House in Biology is an annual event as part of BNL's Summer Sunday Tours in July and August. Have a look at pictures from past years: Open House 2001 Open House...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Videos  

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Videos Videos For video of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009, see the collections listed below or visit the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon YouTube Channel. Event Videos Thumbnail image from the Solar Decathlon 2009 Winners video. Solar Decathlon 2009 Winners Video Meet the winners of Solar Decathlon 2009. Thumbnail image from the Solar Decathlon 2009 Welcome video. Solar Decathlon 2009 Welcome Video Video Watch the welcome video shown to visitors to Solar Decathlon 2009. (ZIP 163 MB) The Building of the Solar Decathlon Learn about the history of the event in this Webinar presented in September 2009 by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King. The Solar Decathlon: Housing's Bright Spot Watch the National Science Foundation's "Science Nation" episode featuring

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Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP II)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the work conducted by the Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP - www.baihp.org) during the final budget period (BP5) of our contract, January 1, 2010 to November 30, 2010. Highlights from the four previous budget periods are included for context. BAIHP is led by the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) of the University of Central Florida. With over 50 Industry Partners including factory and site builders, work in BP5 was performed in six tasks areas: Building America System Research Management, Documentation and Technical Support; System Performance Evaluations; Prototype House Evaluations; Initial Community Scale Evaluations; Project Closeout, Final Review of BA Communities; and Other Research Activities.

Abernethy, Bob; Chandra, Subrato; Baden, Steven; Cummings, Jim; Cummings, Jamie; Beal, David; Chasar, David; Colon, Carlos; Dutton, Wanda; Fairey, Philip; Fonorow, Ken; Gil, Camilo; Gordon, Andrew; Hoak, David; Kerr, Ryan; Peeks, Brady; Kosar, Douglas; Hewes, Tom; Kalaghchy, Safvat; Lubliner, Mike; Martin, Eric; McIlvaine, Janet; Moyer, Neil; Liguori, Sabrina; Parker, Danny; Sherwin, John; Stroer, Dennis; Thomas-Rees, Stephanie; Daniel, Danielle; McIlvaine, Janet

2010-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Energy Balance  

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Energy Balance (100 points) For the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, each team house is equipped with a bidirectional utility meter that enables competition organizers to...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Market Appeal  

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Market Appeal Each U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon team builds its house for a target client of its choosing. The Market Appeal Jury, which is composed of professionals...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - University of Colorado at Boulder  

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2007 Solar Decathlon house. This conceptual drawing shows the entire house that the University of Colorado team plans to build. The red shipping container in the foreground and the...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - University of Maryland  

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2007 Solar Decathlon house. True to its name, Maryland's LEAFHouse is designed to bring light and the feeling of nature into the house. Translucent skylights traverse the length of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Technische Universitt Darmstadt  

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Technische Universitt Darmstadt 2007 Solar Decathlon house. The design for the team's house design appears simple, with an exterior of oak and glass, but the low-tech appearance...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - New York Institute of Technology  

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Technology 2007 Solar Decathlon house. If you close your eyes, you can imagine the New York Institute of Technology house on a beach. The entire south wall, a key feature of the...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Georgia Institute of Technology  

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Technology 2007 Solar Decathlon house. The light-filled Georgia Tech house features both state-of-the-art technologies and well-established ones, such as the clerestory, a row of...

387

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog SCI-Arc/Caltech  

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University of Wellington) received first place today in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Engineering Contest for its First Light house. "The New Zealand house...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Iowa State University: Accommodating Environmental  

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Interlock House and its exhibit signage at Solar Decathlon 2009. Interlock House and its exhibit signage at Solar Decathlon 2009. Enlarge image Iowa State's Interlock House continues to educate the public about energy efficiency and renewable energy at its permanent location at Honey Creek Resort State Park. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Iowa State University What: Interlock House Where: Honey Creek State Park 12633 Resort Drive Moravia, Iowa 52571 Map This House Public tours: For tour information, call 877-677-3344. Solar Decathlon 2009 Iowa State University: Accommodating Environmental Education The Iowa State University team saw its vision become reality when it sold Interlock House to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources after the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009. This purchase ensured the house

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Purdue University  

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Purdue University Purdue University Purdue University's INhome-short for Indiana home-earned an overall second-place finish at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. After the competition, the house was relocated to Chatham Square, a new housing development in Lafayette, Indiana, that is part of a broader neighborhood revitalization effort. The house is unchanged from its Solar Decathlon configuration except that the garage was moved to the opposite side of the house to accommodate the shape of the lot. The house was on display throughout 2012 and is currently offered for sale. The INhome provides a realistic and balanced vision for ultra-efficient housing. It is fully functional yet practical and features efficient systems and sustainable design without sacrificing modern comforts and

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NREL: Housing Information  

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Housing Information Housing Information Suggestions for where to start looking for short-term housing or apartments in the Golden, Colorado area are provided below. Short-term Housing Biz-Stay: Lakewood, Golden, Evergreen Housing Features: Short term furnished apartments to extended stay hotels Locations throughout the Lakewood-Golden-Evergreen area. Candlewood Suites 895 Tabor Street Golden, CO 80401 303-232-7171, ask for NREL rates or email Lisa.kennedy@ihg.com Housing Features: Pet friendly Free on-site laundry facilities All suites have kitchens Free high speed internet connections in all suites. University Housing Campus Village Apartments at the Auraria Campus University of Colorado Denver, Metro State College campus (May, June, July only) 318 Walnut St. Denver, CO 80204 303-573-5272

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Solar-assisted low energy dwellings  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Zero Energy House Group was formed as a subproject of the CCMS Solar Energy Pilot Study in 1974 by seven participating countries experimenting with solar-assisted low-energy dwellings for temperate and northern European climatic conditions. A Zero Energy House is one in which solar energy is used to meet the reduced energy needs of buildings incorporating various thermal energy conservation features. This final report of the Zero Energy House Group includes brief descriptions of 13 major low-energy dwellings in the participating CCMS countries. An overall assessment of the state-of-the-art in solar-assisted low-energy dwellings is also included.

Esbensen, T V

1980-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Pittsburgh Synergy: Working for the Greater Good  

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Pittsburgh Synergy's solar house in its permanent location on Carnegie Mellon's campus. Pittsburgh Synergy's solar house in its permanent location on Carnegie Mellon's campus. Enlarge image The Pittsburgh Synergy solar house is located near Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall on Carnegie Mellon's campus. (Courtesy of Stephen Lee/Carnegie Mellon University) Who: Pittsburgh Synergy What: Solar house Where: Remaking Cities Institute 5045 Margaret Morrison St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2005 Pittsburgh Synergy: Working for the Greater Good Carnegie Mellon partnered with the University of Pittsburgh and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005. After the competition, the house was rebuilt on Carnegie Mellon's campus for use as office space. It was also grid-tied to feed excess

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Wind Farm Brings Clean, Affordable Energy to Alaskan Cooperative |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Wind Farm Brings Clean, Affordable Energy to Alaskan Cooperative Wind Farm Brings Clean, Affordable Energy to Alaskan Cooperative Wind Farm Brings Clean, Affordable Energy to Alaskan Cooperative September 26, 2013 - 5:50pm Addthis Wind Farm Brings Clean, Affordable Energy to Alaskan Cooperative A train carrying wind turbine components arrives in Alaska. The components were then transported to the Eva Creek Wind Farm site. | Photo courtesy of Golden Valley Electric Association A train carrying wind turbine components arrives in Alaska. The components were then transported to the Eva Creek Wind Farm site. | Photo courtesy of Golden Valley Electric Association Wind turbine blades are transported up the 10-mile-long, narrow dirt road to the Eva Creek Wind Farm site. | Photo courtesy of Golden Valley Electric Association

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Scientists develop affordable way to generate medical isotopes...  

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affordability could help meet the growing demand for an already at-risk supply of technetium-99m (Tc-99m), Noonan said. The global supply of Tc-99m has been limited in recent...

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Solar skylight  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A reflective shutter rotates within a skylight housing in such a fashion as to control solar energy thereby providing a combination of heating, lighting, and ventilation. The skylight housing has three faces: a glazed southern face, a glazed northern face, and an open downwardly oriented face to the interior of the structure. Counter-weighted pivot arms support the shutter at either end causing the center of rotation to pass through the center of gravity. The shutter has three basic positions: In the first position, during the winter day, the shutter closes off the northern face, allowing solar energy to enter directly into the supporting structure providing heat gain and daylighting. In the second position, during the winter night, the shutter closes off the open face to the interior, providing insulation between the structure and the skylight housing. In the third position, during the non-heating season, the shutter closes off the southern face blocking unwanted heat gain but allowing diffuse northern light to penetrate for daylighting. In this last position, a means is provided for ventilating by natural convection. The apparatus can be operated either manually or by motor.

Adamson, James C. (Osprey La., Rumson, NJ 07760)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Canada: Advancing Solar Technologies  

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Northern Lights on the Concordia University campus. Enlarge image Northern Lights on the Concordia University campus. Enlarge image Team Canada's house features solar panels used as a roofing material and triple-glazed, south-facing windows to take advantage of the winter sun that shines on Concordia University's campus. (Courtesy of Concordia University) Who: Team Canada What: Northern Lights Where: Concordia University Loyola Campus 7141 Sherbrooke St. West Montréal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2005 Team Canada: Advancing Solar Technologies The lone Canadian entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005 returned to the Loyola campus of Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, following the competition. The solar-powered house, called Northern Lights, remains in good working order. It is used primarily for research.

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Comparative performance of solar heating with air and liquid systems. Interim progress report, February 1, 1976--August 30, 1976  

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A performance comparison between an air solar system and a liquid solar system for space heating under nearly equal conditions has been obtained. The Colorado State University Solar House I is a liquid solar system which has been in operation since August 1974. Solar House II, which stands adjacent to and has a comparable heating load to Solar House I, is equipped with an air solar system. Solar House I has been continuously monitored since August 1974 and Solar House II has been monitored since February 1976. Performance of the solar systems is reported in terms of the collector efficiency, the amount of space heating and service water heating load provided by solar energy, and the use of electrical energy to operate the solar equipment. General characteristics of the two types of systems are also compared. Information concerning installation, operation, and maintenance of the systems have been documented and are discussed.

Karaki, S.; Lof, G.O.G.; Smith, C.C.

1976-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Product Directory  

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Andrea Argabright, a student decathlete, staining an exterior wall of the Solar Decathlon 2013 West Virginia University house. Andrea Argabright, a student decathlete, staining an exterior wall of the Solar Decathlon 2013 West Virginia University house. U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Bookmark and Share - Home About Competition Scores & Standings Teams News Photos Videos Product Directory Village Energy Balance Education Sponsors History FAQs Contacts Product Directory The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 product directory is a listing of products used in the solar-powered team houses. Find specific products in the table below by sorting or searching by description, manufacturer, model, or team. Brief Description Detailed Description Manufacturer Model Team Name Bathroom Faucet Wall mount two-handle lavatory faucet with solid brass fixtures Kohler K-T14412-4-BN Team Alberta

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Solar Rights | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rights Rights Solar Rights < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Heating & Cooling Swimming Pool Heaters Water Heating Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Program Info State West Virginia Program Type Solar/Wind Access Policy In March 2012, West Virginia enacted legislation (H.B. 2740) that restricts housing associations from prohibiting solar energy systems on homes. Any governing document executed or recorded after June 8, 2012, that effectively prohibits or restricts the installation or use of a solar energy system is void and unenforceable. However, housing association members may vote to establish or remove a restriction that prohibits or restricts the installation or use of a solar energy system. A solar energy system is defined as "a system affixed to a building or

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Affordability and other factors affecting the purchase of energy-efficient manufactured homes  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) and the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) conducted this study to evaluate the manufactured home owner`s purchase decision process and to provide Bonneville with a better understanding of how consumers view a manufactured home`s affordability and energy efficiency. This study addresses manufactured homes built under the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) standards; these homes are sometimes referred to as HUD-code homes or mobile homes. Manufactured home owners in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington were included in this analysis. This report adds to the information presented in Sandahl et al. (1992), which discussed the practices of lenders, appraisers, and dealers -- all of whom play a key role in the manufactured home market due to the impact their practices have on the overall affordability of manufactured homes. This report focuses exclusively on the most important, and probably least understood, player -- the home buyer. The primary data were collected via a mail survey sent to 1,550 manufactured home owners in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington in late 1992. A 71% response rate was achieved; 1,106 usable responses were received. This study focuses on the Pacific Northwest but presents information that may be relevant to other parts of the country.

Hattrup, M.P.; Lee, A.D.; Sandahl, L.J. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Onisko, S.A. [USDOE Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (United States)

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Tuskegee University: Going the Distance  

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Tuskegee University house on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during Solar Decathlon 2002. Tuskegee University house on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during Solar Decathlon 2002. Enlarge image The Tuskegee Solar Decathlon team got its inspiration from traditional Southern architecture, which relies on passive cooling strategies such as the dogtrot, a central shaded breezeway that runs through the house. (Credit: Paul Norton/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Tuskegee University What: Solar house Where: Tuskegee University 1200 W. Montgomery Road Tuskegee, AL 36088 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2002 Tuskegee University: Going the Distance Tuskegee University students successfully overcame funding and time limitations to make the trip to Washington, D.C., for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2002. Now, with time back on its side, the

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Solar Decathlon Turns Ten | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Turns Ten Turns Ten Solar Decathlon Turns Ten September 28, 2012 - 2:22pm Addthis For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products that save energy and money, and provided hands-on training for jobs in the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. For the past 10 years, the Solar Decathlon has educated consumers about affordable clean energy products that save energy and money, and provided hands-on training for jobs in the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Solar Decathlon 2013 The next Solar Decathlon event will be held in Irvine, California,

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Housing 2020: The future of wood in U.S. dwellings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presented at the International Panel and Engineered-Wood Technology Exposition examines the effect that reduced material resources, energy conservation, manufactured dwellings, and construction techniques have had on the use of wood in the housing industry. The topics of the paper include the impact of the energy crisis, financing and affordability crisis, lumber crisis, and a forecast of what the house of the year 2020 will look like, how it will be constructed and of what material will it be constructed.

Wendt, R.L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Energy Div.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

404

Florida house aglow with lighting retrofit  

SciTech Connect

In a residential lighting retrofit, how much energy can be saved with current technology? The Florida Solar Energy Center decided to find out by retrofitting every lamp in a Miami home. Most lighting studies focus on average lighting energy use or on how much energy can be saved by retrofitting large numbers of homes. However, the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) was interested in finding out how much lighting energy we could save in a single house. One house with high utility bills and extensive interior lighting was picked, throughly monitored, and retrofitted every light possible. The study also helped determine what sort of monitoring is most useful, and how residents respond to efficient lighting. 1 fig., 2 tabs.

Parker, D.; Schrum, L.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

The BLOOMhouse:Zero Net Energy Housing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The 2007 University of Texas Solar Decathlon House is called the BLOOMhouse because it represents the seed of new ideas for zero net energy housing. The University of Texas student team developed a prefabricated 7.9 kW stand-alone solar-powered modular house that sits lightly on the land and forms the superstructure for photovoltaic technologies and a sustainable approach to the building envelope. The prefabricated house can be adapted to a specific site and modified for the needs of a different site within a different climatic zone, and client context. Recognizing that consumers look to Solar Decathlon entries for ideas of how to integrate renewable energy technologies into their own homes this house will serve as a working example to homeowners, homebuilders, and architects. The Solar Decathlon is an international initiative and University competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, designed to stimulate research, industry and education to advance renewable energy technologies, with a specific focus on building-integrated photovoltaics. Now entering its fourth cycle, the Decathlon provides a unique opportunity to envision, fabricate and test the possibilities of highly efficient modern dwellings. Our team of architecture and engineering faculty and students under the direction of Professor Michael Garrison, Professor Samantha Randall, Professor Atila Novoselac, and Lecturer Russell Krepart constructed a completely stand-alone solar-powered home that serves as a catalyst for change, leading the residential housing industry toward more sustainable practices while addressing the need for well designed, appropriately diverse, economically viable, and environmentally responsible housing. Through use of solar power and energy efficient design, this project offers homeowners the means to directly participate in the energy economy, moving from energy consumers to energy producers. The Solar Decathlon completion occurs every two years and is run by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which requires a portable structure of a fairly modest scale, with a dual prescription for both exhibition and inhabitation. The Program calls for the design to appeal to the normal modern American lifestyle of the general public -- the solar decathlon house is designed to support all the power needs of a typical household, including lighting, cooking, heating and cooling, and telecommunications. There should also be enough energy remaining to charge an electric vehicle for getting around. The competition requires the construction of the home "offsite". It should have a maximum dwelling footprint of 800 square feet, suitable for two people and mobile, so that it can be transported for a temporary exhibition "village," on the National Mall. The home has to be installed in four days, occupied and tested during the competition and then subsequently removed and shipped back to Austin. The University of Texas has participated in the competitions in 2002, 2005 and 2007.

Garrison, M.; Krepart, R.; Randall, S.; Novoselac, A.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Santa Clara University  

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University 2007 Solar Decathlon house. The Santa Clara team calls their project the "Ripple Home," because it is designed to educate and encourage the widespread adoption of...

407

DOE Solar Decathlon: Georgia Institute of Technology: Shedding...  

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officially welcomed the house to its new home in October 2009. Printable Version Solar Decathlon 2007 Home Teams Sponsors Map Contests & Scoring Final Results Gallery of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Contests and Scoring - Architecture  

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there is much more to the Architecture contest than just aesthetics. Even in buildings as small as the Solar Decathlon houses, the architecture must do everything that bigger...

409

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Norwich University...  

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and public exhibit. In 2009, his team installed the first Solar Decathlon village microgrid to distribute energy safely and reliably among the competition houses and to the...

410

Solar air collector  

SciTech Connect

A solar heating system including a radiant heat collector apparatus made up of an enclosure having glazed panels. The collector provided within the enclosure is upstanding with the enclosure and the collector has heat absorbent flat walls spaced inwardly from the glazed panels. A heat storage core is provided centrally within the collector and spaced from the walls of the collector. The heat storage core includes an insulated housing and a heat retaining member within the insulated housing. Air passageways are formed between the collector walls and the insulated housing for passing input air, and duct members are provided for communicating with a household.

Deschenes, D.; Misrahi, E.

1981-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

411

DOE Solar Decathlon: Gallery of Houses  

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of New Mexico Czech Republic: Czech Technical University Czech Republic: Czech Technical University KentuckyIndiana: University of Louisville, Ball State University and...

412

Recovery Act Open House  

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Recovery Act Open House North Wind Environmental was one of three local small businesses that received Recovery Funding for projects at DOE's Idaho Site. Members of the community...

413

House Simulation Protocols Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Building America's House Simulation Protocols report is designed to assist researchers in tracking the progress of multiyear, whole-building energy reduction against research goals for new and...

414

" Million Housing Units, Final"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.5 Household Demographics of U.S....

415

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.8 Household Demographics of Homes...

416

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.1 Household Demographics of U.S....

417

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.7 Household Demographics of U.S....

418

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.6 Household Demographics of U.S....

419

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.3 Household Demographics of U.S....

420

" Million Housing Units, Final"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.4 Household Demographics of U.S....

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421

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.11 Household Demographics of Homes...

422

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.10 Household Demographics of Homes...

423

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.9 Household Demographics of Homes...

424

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC9.2 Household Demographics of U.S....

425

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

0 Appliances in Homes in South Region, Divisions, and States, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"South Census Region" ,,,"South Atlantic Census Division",,,,,,"East South...

426

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

8 Home Appliances in Homes in Northeast Region, Divisions, and States, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Northeast Census Region" ,,,"New England Census Division",,,"Middle...

427

Availability, prices and affordability of the World Health Organization's essential medicines for children in Guatemala  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as: Anson et al. : Availability, prices and affordability ofRESEARCH Open Access Availability, prices and affordabilitywas to measure the availability, prices, and affordability

Anson, Angela; Ramay, Brooke; de Esparza, Antonio; Bero, Lisa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

EERE Roofus' Solar and Efficient Home: Find-a-Word  

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Windows Activities Pizza Box Solar Oven Sundial Word Game Coloring Page Printable Version Find-a-Word Can you help Roofus find the words that he uses in his solar house? Find the...

429

Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers | Department...  

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couple of weeks, we're exploring how the Solar Decathlon 2013 teams' energy-efficient, solar-powered houses went from idea to reality, and documenting some of the steps along...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Teams - University of Michigan  

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Michigan's 2005 Solar Decathlon team wearing hardhats and gathered around a structural element. Michigan's team rolls up its sleeves to build a modular solar house with mass-market...

431

DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 University of Louisiana at Lafayette  

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at Lafayette to compete in the Solar Decathlon. Drawing of a single-story house with solar panels atop its gabled roof. The exterior is clad in wood. A deck extends from the...

432

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Home Page  

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Solar Decathlon challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the...

433

West Virginia University Solar Decathlon 2011 Project Manual  

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File Name: WVUMANUAL2013-02-14.pdf February 14 th , 2013 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SOLAR DECATHLON 2013 Project Manual WVU Solar House West Virginia University...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: New York Institute of Technology: Instituting  

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New York Institute of Technology's solar house in its permanent location at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. New York Institute of Technology's solar house in its permanent location at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Enlarge image Green Machine/Blue Space relies on a hydrogen fuel cell to convert and store energy collected by the house's photovoltaic system. (Courtesy of Kevin Rodgers/U.S. Merchant Marine Academy) Who: New York Institute of Technology What: Green Machine/ Blue Space Where: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 300 Steamboat Road Kings Point, NY 11024 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2005 New York Institute of Technology: Instituting Technology New York Institute of Technology partnered with the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to develop a solar-powered house for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005. The house, called Green Machine/Blue Space, was

435

DOE Solar Decathlon: Universidad de Puerto Rico: Magnifying an Idea  

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Cell House on display at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007 competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Cell House on display at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007 competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Enlarge image The Universidad de Puerto Rico team boosted Cell House's energy efficiency with louvered screens and insulated translucent siding. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Universidad de Puerto Rico What: Cell House Where: Universidad de Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931-1909 Map This House Public tours: Contact the university at 787-764-0000 for tour information. Solar Decathlon 2007 Universidad de Puerto Rico: Magnifying an Idea After competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007, the Universidad de Puerto Rico's Cell House traveled on a 72-foot trailer to

436

Solar Decathlon: Powered by the Sun (Revised)  

SciTech Connect

The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition to design and build the most energy efficient, solar-powered house. It is also an event on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to which the public is invited. This gatefold brochure describes the Solar Decathlon 2005 competition and event, including a schedule of activities.

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2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Lodging & Housing Information  

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& Housing Information STANFORD GUEST HOUSE PHOTO: Stanford Guest House Front Facade This comfortable and convenient housing structure is located on SLAC's campus and is just a...

438

Solar air collectors: how much can you save  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A collector efficiency curve is used to determine the output of solar air collectors based on the testing of seven solar collectors sold in Iowa. In this application the solar heater is being used as a space heater for a house. The performance of the solar air heater was analyzed and an 8% savings in energy was achieved over a one year period using two 4'' x 8'' collectors in a typical house.

Newburn, J.D.

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

DOE Solar Decathlon: Crowder College: Basking in the Sun (and Wind)  

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Crowder's 2005 house near the Nordtank wind turbine on campus. Crowder's 2005 house near the Nordtank wind turbine on campus. Enlarge image Together with a 65-kW wind turbine, Crowder College's Solar Decathlon 2005 and 2002 houses will provide power for the Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology Center. (Courtesy of Crowder College) Who: Crowder College What: Arts and Crafts House Where: Crowder College 601 Laclede Ave. Neosho, MO 64850 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2005 Crowder College: Basking in the Sun (and Wind) Following the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005, the solar-powered house designed by Crowder College returned to the school's Missouri campus. It was reconstructed alongside the 2002 MUIR House on the west side of campus by a fitness trail. Both Solar Decathlon houses have been used for public tours as well as for

440

Enabling energy efficiency for low-income housing in Developing countries using MIT Design Advisor  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There is a great need to improve energy efficiency of low-income housing, since people who can afford it least have to pay a significant portion of their income to make their homes more habitable or else live with greater ...

Ali, Zehra (Zehra Hyder)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Breakthrough Cutting Technology Promises to Reduce Solar Costs | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Breakthrough Cutting Technology Promises to Reduce Solar Costs Breakthrough Cutting Technology Promises to Reduce Solar Costs Breakthrough Cutting Technology Promises to Reduce Solar Costs March 1, 2010 - 4:34am Addthis Using SiGen's new cutting process, less material is wasted in creating solar products like this, a breakthrough that is expected to help make solar power more affordable. | Photo courtesy SiGen Using SiGen's new cutting process, less material is wasted in creating solar products like this, a breakthrough that is expected to help make solar power more affordable. | Photo courtesy SiGen Joshua DeLung Silicon Genesis is a San Jose, Calif., company that is advancing the field of solar energy by developing a process that will virtually eliminate all waste when cutting materials needed to implement solar technology.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Missouri-Rolla: Building on the Past  

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house, in the foreground, with the team's 2007 house, in the background. house, in the foreground, with the team's 2007 house, in the background. Enlarge image Missouri University of Science and Technology's Solar Decathlon 2005 entry, Prairie House (left), is now located next door to the 2007 Solar House (right) in the university's Solar Village. (Courtesy of Bob Phelan, Missouri University of Science and Technology) Who: Missouri University of Science and Technology What: Prairie House Where: Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, MO 65401 Map This House Public tours: Call 573-341-6782 for tour information. Solar Decathlon 2005 University of Missouri-Rolla: Building on the Past The University of Missouri-Rolla-now called the Missouri University of Science and Technology-built Prairie House for its second U.S. Department

443

Case study of the Brownell low energy requirement house  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An evaluation is made of the design and thermal performance of an innovative house built in 1977 in the Adirondacks area of New York State. The house has a very tight and well-insulated envelope, with the rigid insulation board applied to the outside of the frame. Passive solar gain through south-facing glass, along with internal free sources of heat, are shown to provide a substantial part of the building's heating requirements. Effective integral thermal storage, provided by the exposed interior structure, serves to keep interior temperature excursions within acceptable limits. Additional remote storage is provided in the form of a large thermal storage sand bed, with air ducts, located below the basement floor. Calculations and measured performance data show that the house's space heating needs are only about 40% of those of a similar size house built to HUD minimum property standards, and less than 25% of those of a typical inventory house in the Northeast United States.

Jones, R F; Krajewski, R F; Dennehy, G

1979-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Communications  

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'Communications' 'Communications' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Communications  

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Communications Communications Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Communications archive, sorted by date. European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first

446

Pet House Sparrow  

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Pet House Sparrow Pet House Sparrow Name: mary Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: I found a Baby House Sparrow and raised it. This Sparrow is a female and is about 5 months old and very tame. We are keeping this bird as a pet. We are interested in possibly breeding this bird and was wondering if you can mix breed the House Sparrow with a Finch or type of Sparrow that you could purchase at a pet store? What is the life expectancy of the House Sparrow? Replies: In the wild most small birds only live a year or two; well cared for in captivity they might be able to make it twice that long, but don't count on it. There are some records of exceptional life lengths for some species of small birds, 8 or 10 years, but I haven't heard of any for house sparrows. I don't think you would be able to cross breed house sparrows with any of the others, but I couldn't say for sure. Hybridization normally occurs only between very closely related species; I don't know enough about genetics.

447

ORNL Guest House  

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The ORNL Guest House is located in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory campus, within 5 minutes by car to any part of the campus, High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), Conference Center and short walk to the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS). The Guest House is a three story, 47 room, 71 bed facility (23 rooms with king beds and 24 rooms with 2 ex-long double beds). All rooms have a flat screen satellite TV, mini fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, iron & ironing board, and hair dryer. The entire Guest House has high speed wireless internet access with printing capabilities. The ORNL Guest House is located in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory campus, within 5 minutes by car to any part of the campus, High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), Conference Center and short walk to the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS). The Guest House is a three story, 47 room, 71 bed facility (23 rooms with king beds and 24 rooms with 2 ex-long double beds). All rooms have a flat screen satellite TV, mini fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, iron & ironing board, and hair dryer. The entire Guest House has high speed wireless internet access with printing capabilities. ORNL Guest House Oak Ridge National Laboratory Address - 8640 Nano Center Drive Oak Ridge, Tn 37830 Phone: 865-576-8101 Fax: 865-576-8102 Operated by Paragon Hotel Company This Convenient and Modern Facility Offers:

448

Affordable comfort 95 - investing in our energy future  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the topics from the conference on Affordable Comfort, held March 26-31, 1995. Topics are concerned with energy efficiency in homes, retrofitting, weatherization, and monitoring of appliances, heating, and air conditioning systems for performance, as well as topics on electric utilities.

NONE

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

449

Modularization of passive solar  

SciTech Connect

Ways of modularizing component parts of passive soalr systems for the manufactured housing industry are discussed. Site-filled water mass modules installed in south-facing stud spaces, glazing systems, sun-rooms and roof apertures are being explored and constructed. Even though the houses are being designed without pre-selected sites, they are expected to perform well given the variable deployment of the south-facing wall system. Any facade of the house will be able to accept the sun's energy. While some of the solutions involve specific products and techniques, it is the general conclusion that low-cost, modular solar components can be worked into solar building designs without great regard for the final site. This makes marketing easier and costs lower with the result of more installations.

Maloney, T.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

DOE Solar Decathlon: Where Are the Solar Decathlon 2011 Houses...  

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the links in the following table. Screen reader users: click here for plain HTML Go to Google Maps Home Loading... Map Sat Ter Did you mean a different: Did you mean a different:...

451

Hood River Passive House  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Hood River Passive Project was developed by Root Design Build of Hood River Oregon using the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) to meet all of the requirements for certification under the European Passive House standards. The Passive House design approach has been gaining momentum among residential designers for custom homes and BEopt modeling indicates that these designs may actually exceed the goal of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building America program to reduce home energy use by 30%-50% (compared to 2009 energy codes for new homes). This report documents the short term test results of the Shift House and compares the results of PHPP and BEopt modeling of the project.

Hales, D.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Bats in the House  

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in the House Name: Michelle Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: We are aware of having at least one and possibly more bats living in our attic. Recently (after they have...

453

Barn Swallow House  

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Swallow House Name: Juli Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: My father is building an "apartment" for barns and swallows to enjoy. He is wondering how large to drill the...

454

Jefferson Lab's Open House  

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Currently, the date for Jefferson Lab's next Open House hasn't been announced. If you would like to be notified when a date has been set, you can subscribe to the Science Education...

455

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

the 2009 Poverty Guidelines for families published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 3Use of heating equipment for another housing unit also includes the use...

456

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

that do not contain a storage tank. The water is only heated as it passes through the heat exchanger. 3Use of a water heater for another housing unit also includes the use of...

457

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

that do not contain a storage tank. The water is only heated as it passes through the heat exchanger. 4Use of a water heater for another housing unit also includes the use of...

458

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.10 Space Heating in U.S. Homes in...

459

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.11 Space Heating in U.S. Homes in...

460

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.3 Space Heating in U.S. Homes, by...

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461

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.4 Space Heating in U.S. Homes, by...

462

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.1 Space Heating in U.S. Homes, by...

463

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.7 Space Heating in U.S. Homes, by...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.8 Space Heating in U.S. Homes in...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.2 Space Heating in U.S. Homes, by...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.9 Space Heating in U.S. Homes in...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Consumption Survey: Final Housing Characteristics Tables" "Preliminary Release: August 19, 2011" "Final Release: April 2013" "Table HC6.6 Space Heating in U.S. Homes, by...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

5 Appliances in U.S. Homes, by Household Income, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Household Income" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)",,,"Below Poverty Line2" ,,"Less than...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3 Appliances in U.S. Homes, by Year of Construction, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Year of Construction" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)" ,,"Before 1940","1940 to 1949","1950...

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" Million Housing Units, Final...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

6 Appliances in U.S. Homes, by Climate Region, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Climate Region2" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)" ,,"Very Cold","Mixed- Humid","Mixed-Dry"...

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Table 2.7 Type of Heating in Occupied Housing Units, 1950-2009  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Wood: Solar: Other 2: None 3: Total : Number of Occupied Housing Units; 1950. 14,483,420: 9,460,560 [4] 975,435: 11,121,860: 276,240: 4,171,690: NA: ...

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Shock absorbing battery housing  

SciTech Connect

A portable battery device is provided which dampens shock incident upon the battery device such that an electrical energizable apparatus connected to the battery device is subject to reduced shock whenever the battery device receives an impact. The battery device includes a battery housing of resilient shock absorbing material injection molded around an interconnecting structure which mechanically and electrically interconnects the battery housing to an electrically energizable apparatus.

McCartney, W.J.; Jacobs, J.D.; Keil, M.J.

1984-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Bodman Statement on House Passage of Energy Bill | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

House Passage of Energy Bill House Passage of Energy Bill Bodman Statement on House Passage of Energy Bill April 21, 2005 - 10:57am Addthis Washington, DC - Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman released the following statement today regarding House passage of energy legislation: "I congratulate the House of Representatives for passing comprehensive energy legislation. This bill will put us on a path to affordable and reliable supplies of energy in the future by improving energy efficiency; increasing domestic energy supplies; diversifying our energy sources to include more renewable energy sources; and modernizing our energy delivery system. For the good of American families, the American economy and America's national security, I call on the Senate to pass energy legislation and get a bill to the President's desk by this summer."

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon Europe  

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Europe Europe Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon Europe archive, sorted by date. Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences Wins Innovation Contest at Solar Decathlon Europe Friday, June 25, 2010 Photo of people waiting and relaxing on the decks of the Stuttgart house. The Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences won Solar Decathlon Europe's Innovation contest. Congratulations to the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences team for filling its house full of innovative technology. Today, points were awarded by all the juries at Solar Decathlon Europe for innovation. These points were added up to determine the winners of the Innovation contest. At this afternoon's award ceremony, the first-, second-, and third-place teams were announced. However, the points are being kept secret until

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Architecture  

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Architecture Architecture (100 points) For the Architecture Contest of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, teams are required to design and build attractive, high-performance houses that integrate solar and energy-efficiency technologies seamlessly into the design. A jury of professional architects focuses on: Architectural elements Architectural elements include the scale and proportion of room and facade features, indoor/outdoor connections, composition, and linking of various house elements. Holistic design Holistic design is an architectural design that will be comfortable for occupants and compatible with the surrounding environment. Lighting The jury assesses the integration and energy efficiency of electrical and natural light. Inspiration Inspiration is reflected in a design that inspires and delights Solar

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2001 Housing Characteristics Detailed Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

2001 Residential Energy Consumption Survey-Housing Characteristics, 2001 Detailed Tables, Energy Information Administration

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Teams  

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'Teams' 'Teams' Solar Decathlon 2013: Designing the Houses of Today Thursday, September 12, 2013 By Rebecca Matulka Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. Designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered house for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is like solving a riddle that has more than one answer. Instead of just thinking about building materials and cost in the design process, teams have to consider a myriad of factors to create a winning house. Although the design process never officially ends, the teams spend more than a year focusing on design before breaking ground on their houses. Early in the process, they select a target client for their house-one of the biggest impacts on their final design-and decide how they will

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Virtual Tours  

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News News Photos Daily Photos Gallery of Houses Virtual Tours Videos Product Directory Village Energy Balance Education Sponsors History FAQs Contacts Virtual Tours Explore the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 houses through 360° panoramic images. Select a team from the list below to take a peek inside. Then use your mouse and the controls in the bottom right corner of the tour image to rotate your view. U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Mobile Search Search Search Help More Search Options Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California, Oct. 3-13, 2013 Photo of a large group of cheering decathletes. They stand at the end of the Solar Decathlon 2013 village and hold a banner that says "U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon." U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

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EERE Roofus' Solar and Efficient Home: Windows  

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or you can use a compass to find out. Where I live, it gets cold in the winter, so my solar house uses the sun to help me stay warm. On a nice sunny day, you can see for yourself...

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EERE Roofus' Solar and Efficient Home: Activities  

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some fun activities for you to do while you visit my house Learn how to build your own solar oven using a pizza box. Use it to heat a treat on your own Learn how to build your...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2007 Teams - Penn State  

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Penn State 2007 Solar Decathlon house. One of many "materials of opportunity" used by the Penn State team is lumber from a white oak tree that had fallen naturally. Students used...

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Building and using the solar greenhouse  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Thorough directions are given for planning, constructing and using a solar greenhouse attached to a house. Included is a method of calculating the savings accruing from the use of the greenhouse. (LEW)

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Penn State  

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university's mascot. Illustration of a dark brown, rectangular house with a silver-edged, flat roof. Solar panels sit atop the roof at a slight angle. A flat awning, also edged in...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Team Alberta  

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experience. Illustration of the Team Alberta house. It has a dual rooftop structure for solar panels that is separated by a rooftop terrace. The Team Alberta home packs a lot of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Village Energy Balance  

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Village Energy Balance The competition houses in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon strive to produce a net energy balance over the course of their operation in the...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Awards  

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of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Market Appeal Contest  

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Market Appeal Contest (100 points) Each U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 team will build its house for a target client of its choosing. The Market Appeal Jury,...

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Sailing into the Mainstream of Energy and Water Efficiency, Affordably |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sailing into the Mainstream of Energy and Water Efficiency, Sailing into the Mainstream of Energy and Water Efficiency, Affordably Sailing into the Mainstream of Energy and Water Efficiency, Affordably October 13, 2010 - 11:50am Addthis John Lippert I took off work on Friday, September 10, to have a 3-day weekend with my wife visiting a research center in Virginia Beach. After consulting Virginia's green lodging Web site, my wife and I jotted down nearly a dozen participating hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts not far from the research center. We checked rates and availability and were surprised to find many of the hotels with no vacancies. Little did we know that Virginia Beach was observing September 11th with a parade, and a lot of people were in town. Fortunately, the one place both my wife and I liked had

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DOE Solar Decathlon: The Ohio State University: Living Among the Animals  

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House I among the trees at the Columbus Zoo. Enlarge image House I among the trees at the Columbus Zoo. Enlarge image Ohio State's Solar House I now resides at the Columbus Zoo. To honor the agricultural heritage of the state, the house uses local materials, including the reclaimed barn wood on the façade. (Courtesy of Dave Nedrow) Who: The Ohio State University What: Solar House I Where: Columbus Zoo 4850 West Powell Road Powell, OH 43065 Map This House Public tours: The exhibit is open during the Columbus Zoo's regular hours of operation through January 2011. For more information, call 1-800-MONKEYS. Solar Decathlon 2009 The Ohio State University: Living Among the Animals After the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009, The Ohio State University's Solar House I was relocated and rebuilt at the Columbus Zoo in

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1997 Housing Characteristics Tables Housing Unit Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1.4 23.3 Kerosene ... 3.5 0.4 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.4 19.1 Solar ... 0.7 Q Q Q Q 0.4 51.1 Main Heating Fuel...

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses | Department of  

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses November 8, 2013 - 10:59am Addthis Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses November 8, 2013 - 10:59am Addthis Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2013  

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3' 3' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture contest, incorporates warm and natural wood finishes to create a

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Are You Attending Solar Decathlon This Year? | Department of Energy  

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Attending Solar Decathlon This Year? Attending Solar Decathlon This Year? Are You Attending Solar Decathlon This Year? September 22, 2011 - 6:45am Addthis Amanda Crosby, right, and Belinda Dods of New Zealand celebrate placing the final screw on the deck of their house at Solar Decathlon 2011. Amanda Crosby, right, and Belinda Dods of New Zealand celebrate placing the final screw on the deck of their house at Solar Decathlon 2011. This Friday marks the first day of Solar Decathlon 2011, an annual event that challenges collegiate teams-from the United States and around the world-to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. This week we've been highlighting the launch date of Solar Decathlon: Chris introduced us to the event and posted a video, and we re-posted a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Miami Students' Solar  

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Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Tuesday, April 5, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our latest story, we spoke with Michelle Marcovits of Florida International University about the team's design-called the perFORM[D]ance House. Photo of a model of perFORM[D]ance House. A model of Florida International University's Solar Decathlon entry (Credit: All Commercial Photography/U.S. Department of Energy Solar

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Argonne Open House 2009  

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Argonne Open Argonne Open House 2009 Welcome Organization Visit Argonne Work with Argonne Contact us For Employees Site Map Help Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter NE on Flickr Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) Argonne OutLoud on Nuclear Energy Argonne Energy Showcase 2012 Argonne Open House 2009 Bookmark and Share THANK YOU! The Nuclear Engineering Division thanks all participants which contributed to make a success of the Open House event. Argonne opened its gates to the community on Saturday, August 29, from 9am to 4:30pm. NE actively participated in this event with activities inside and outside Building 208, the home of the Nuclear Engineering Division. Inside building 208 KEYWORDS: Nuclear Engineering; National Security; Environment, Safety and Health

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An Exploratory Initiative for Improving Low-Cost Housing in Texas  

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In 1996 the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University released a report indicating that the population of Texas would double in the next 30 years and that a majority of the 18 million new Texans would be have low to very-low incomes. In order to house that many low income persons, it is apparent that a significant number of affordable housing units must be built in a relatively short time frame. Based on these predictions, our interdisciplinary team made a proposal in the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Strategic Initiatives Program to explore technologies related to the production of affordable housing. The purpose of the work is to identify opportunities for research into systems, materials, and processes that might contribute to the development of a low-cost housing industry in Texas that could meet state housing needs and might create export possibilities. The proposal was funded by the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, the Center for Housing and Urban Development, and the College of Architecture Research Fund. This report summarizes the results of the effort.

McKittrick, T. L.; Haberl, J. S.; Graham, C. W.; Claridge, D. E.; Swain, W. B.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2005 Solar Decathlon (Competition Program)  

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The 2005 Solar Decathlon Competition Program is distributed to Solar Decathlon visitors, media, sponsors, and the student competitors. It contains basic facts about the Solar Decathlon: what, where, when, who, and how. It is a guide for visitors to the events and workshops. It describes the 10 contests and the technologies used in the houses. It celebrates the accomplishments of the competitors and provides an opportunity for the major sponsors to describe their roles and relay their commitment to the ideals of the Solar Decathlon.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Team Germany: Starting a Solar Revolution  

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surPLUShome at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 with Silo House and the Washington Monument in the background. surPLUShome at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 with Silo House and the Washington Monument in the background. Enlarge image Team Germany's surPLUShome took first place in Solar Decathlon 2009. It is now permanently placed on the Technische Universität Darmstadt campus. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: Team Germany What: surPLUShome Where: Technische Universität Darmstadt El-Lissitzky-Str. 3 64287 Darmstadt, Deutschland Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2009 Team Germany: Starting a Solar Revolution In June 2010, Team Germany's surPLUShome returned to the Technische Universität Darmstadt campus for permanent placement next to Solarhouse, from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2007. As part of the

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The Importance of the Sun: Solar Energy  

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Grade Level: Grade Level: 5-8 Subjects: Science & Visual Arts Length: 2-3 Class Periods LESSON PLAN The Importance of the Sun: Solar Energy The Importance of the Sun: Solar Energy Introduction and Overview INTRODUCTION In this lesson, students will investigate the development and use of solar power. They will examine the role of the sun as a source of energy and explore how humanity has relied on the sun to provide energy for our lives. Solar techniques ranging from using sunlight to warm houses to the latest technologies like advances in photovoltaic solar power will be discussed. Students will explore pre- Industrial Revolution uses of solar energy and technological advances using a Solar Decathlon house as an example. This lesson will also cover the potential energy inherent in the sun's daily output and