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Federal Energy Management Program: Minimum Efficiency Standards...  

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Minimum Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors Section 313 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 raised Federal minimum efficiency standards for...

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Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Housing | Building...  

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Regulations Determinations Federal Buildings Manufactured Housing Resource Center Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Housing Section 413 of the Energy...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Minimum Efficiency Standards for  

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Boulder, Colorados SmartRegs: Minimum Performance Standards for Residential Rental Housing  

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Policy Brief is an excerpt from the report: "Delivering Energy Efficiency to Middle Income Single Policy Brief is an excerpt from the report: "Delivering Energy Efficiency to Middle Income Single Family Households." For the full report and other resources visit: http://middleincome.lbl.gov March 20, 2012 Boulder, Colorado's SmartRegs: Minimum Performance Standards for Residential Rental Housing The Case for Performance Standards The City of Boulder's Climate Action Plan calls for greenhouse gas emissions reductions across all sectors of the community (e.g., buildings, transportation and industry). Energy conservation in new and existing buildings plays a key role in the plan's ambitious goals. In 2006, Boulder residents overwhelmingly approved a Climate Action Tax to fund Climate Action Plan efforts. For more than a decade the city has been incrementally strengthening minimum energy efficiency standards for residential

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Elements of an Energy-Efficient House  

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potentially renewable resource-wood- Elements of an Energy-Efficient House CLEARINGHOUSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY T O F E N E R G Y D E P A R T M E N U E N I T E D S...

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Energy efficient industrialized housing research program  

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This is the second volume of a two volume report on energy efficient industrialized housing. Volume II contains support documentation for Volume I. The following items are included: individual trip reports; software bibliography; industry contacts in the US, Denmark, and Japan; Cost comparison of industrialized housing in the US and Denmark; draft of the final report on the systems analysis for Fleetwood Mobile Home Manufacturers. (SM)

Berg, R.; Brown, G.Z.; Finrow, J.; Kellett, R.; Mc Donald, M.; McGinn, B.; Ryan, P.; Sekiguchi, T. (Oregon Univ., Eugene, OR (USA). Center for Housing Innovation); Chandra, S.; Elshennawy, A.K.; Fairey, P.; Harrison, J.; Maxwell, L.; Roland, J.; Swart, W. (Florida Solar Energy Center, Cape Canaveral, FL (USA))

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Cost-Effective Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performanc...  

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Cost-Effective Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies Energy Savings, Environmental and Financial Impacts Title Estimate of...

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Minimum Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors | Department of Energy  

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Minimum Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors Minimum Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors Minimum Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors October 7, 2013 - 11:28am Addthis Section 313 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 raised Federal minimum efficiency standards for general-purpose, single-speed, polyphase induction motors of 1 to 500 horsepower (hp). This new standard took effect in December 2010. The new minimum efficiency levels match FEMP's performance requirement for these motors. As a result of this increase in mandatory minimum standards and combined with the lack of significant availability of motors exceeding these standards, FEMP is suspending the purchasing specification for electric motors. Federal buyers may select for purchase any motor that meets design requirements.

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Affordable Energy-Efficient New Housing Solutions  

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Since 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy’s 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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Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program | Department of  

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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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Improving air handler efficiency in houses  

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Although furnaces, air conditioners and heat pumps have become significantly more efficient over the last couple of decades, residential air handlers have typical efficiencies of only 10% to 15% due to poor electric motor performance and aerodynamically poor fans and fan housings. Substantial increases in performance could be obtained through improved air handler design and construction. A prototype residential air handler intended to address these issues has recently been developed. The prototype and a standard production fan were tested in a full-scale duct system and test chamber at LBNL specifically designed for testing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. The laboratory tests compared efficiency, total airflow, sensitivity to duct system flow resistance, and the effects of installation in a smaller cabinet. The test results showed that the prototype air handler had about twice the efficiency of the standard air handler (averaged over a wide range of operating conditions) and was less sensitive to duct system flow resistance changes. The performance of both air handlers was significantly reduced by reducing the clearance between the air handler and cabinet it was placed in. These test results showed that in addition to the large scope for performance improvement, air handler fans need to be tested in the cabinets they operate in.

Walker, Iain S.

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indoor Air Quality in New Energy-Efficient Houses  

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6 6 Indoor Air Quality in New Energy-Efficient Houses Figure 1: Measurements of total volatile organic compounds in five new houses in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Florida and median concentration in U.S. EPA study. In 1993, the Indoor Environment Program began investigating indoor air quality in new energy-efficient houses. Five new houses have been included in the study, all in the eastern U.S. Two had nearly identical floor plans and were part of a demonstration project near Pittsburgh, PA; one was built conventionally, while the other incorporated a number of energy-efficient features. The conventional house was studied for one year following construction, and the energy-efficient house was sampled on three occasions over a two-year period. The other three demonstration houses were in

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NREL: Technology Transfer - Apply Now for Energy-Efficient Housing ...  

Apply Now for Energy-Efficient Housing ... and NREL's Residential Buildings Research Web site to learn about systems integration and energy analysis ...

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Improving air handler efficiency in houses  

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of different blade design and fan to housing clearances forimprovements, such as fan blade and cabinet design are hardequipment design (not putting large fans in small cabinets).

Walker, Iain S.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficient industrialized housing research program  

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This document describes the research work completed in five areas in fiscal year 1989. (1) The analysis of the US industrialized housing industry includes statistics, definitions, a case study, and a code analysis. (2) The assessment of foreign technology reviews the current status of design, manufacturing, marketing, and installation of industrialized housing primarily in Sweden and Japan. (3) Assessment of industrialization applications reviews housing production by climate zone, has a cost and energy comparison of Swedish and US housing, and discusses future manufacturing processes and emerging components. (4) The state of computer use in the industry is described and a prototype design tool is discussed. (5) Side by side testing of industrialized housing systems is discussed.

Berg, R.; Brown, G.Z.; Finrow, J.; Kellett, R.; McDonald, M.; McGinn, B.; Ryan, P.; Sekiguchi, Tomoko (Oregon Univ., Eugene, OR (USA). Center for Housing Innovation); Chandra, S.; Elshennawy, A.K.; Fairey, P.; Harrison, J.; Mazwell, L.; Roland, J.; Swart, W. (Florida Solar Energy Center, Cape Canaveral, FL (USA))

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Efficient Algorithm for Computing Robust Minimum Capacity st Cuts  

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Mar 20, 2008 ... Abstract: The Minimum Capacity s-t Cut Problem (Min Cut) is an intensively studied problem in combinatorial optimization. In this paper, we ...

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An Efficient Algorithm for Computing Robust Minimum Capacity st Cuts  

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Apr 3, 2008 ... The Minimum Capacity s-t Cut Problem (Min Cut) is an intensively ... In this paper, we study Min Cut when arc capacities are uncertain but ...

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Design for energy efficiency: Energy efficient industrialized housing research program. Progress report  

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Since 1989, the U.S. Department of Energy has sponsored the Energy Efficient Industrialized Housing research program (EEIH) to improve the energy efficiency of industrialized housing. Two research centers share responsibility for this 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. Additional funding is provided through the participation of private industry, state governments and utilities. The program is guided by a steering committee comprised of industry and government representatives. This report summarizes Fiscal Year (FY) 1990 activities and progress, and proposed activities for FY 1991 in Task 2.1 Design for Energy Efficiency. This task establishes a vision of energy conservation opportunities in critical regions, market segments, climate zones and manufacturing strategies significant to industrialized housing in the 21st Century. In early FY 1990, four problem statements were developed to define future housing demand scenarios inclusive of issues of energy efficiency, housing design and manufacturing. Literature surveys were completed to assess seven areas of influence for industrialized housing and energy conservation in the future. Fifty-five future trends were identified in computing and design process; manufacturing process; construction materials, components and systems; energy and environment; demographic context; economic context; and planning policy and regulatory context.

Kellett, R.; Berg, R.; Paz, A.; Brown, G.Z.

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Technical Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies  

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Mexico minimum efficiency performance standard million tons (of CO 2 ) national energyand Mexico, produces the largest savings of all the end uses: 780 TWh. The baseline energy

Letschert, Virginie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air Exchange Rates in New Energy-Efficient Manufactured Housing  

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During the 1989-1990 heating season, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, for the Bonneville Power Administration, measured the ventilation characteristics of 139 newly constructed energy-efficient manufactured homes and a control sample of 35 newer manufactured homes. A standard door fan pressurization technique was used to estimate shell leakiness, and a passive perfluorocarbon tracer technique was used to estimate overall air exchange rates. A measurement of the designated whole-house exhaust system flow rate was taken as well as an occupant and structure survey. The energy-efficient manufactured homes have very low air exchange rates, significantly lower than either existing manufactured homes or site-built homes. The standard deviation of the effective leakage area for this sample of homes is small (25% to 30% of the mean), indicating that the leakiness of manufactured housing stock can be confidently characterized by the mean value. There is some indication of increased ventilation due to the energy-efficient whole-house ventilation specification, but not directly related to the operation of the wholehouse system. The mechanical systems as installed and operated do not provide the intended ventilation; consequently indoor air quality could possibly be adversely impacted and moisture/condensation in the living space is a potential problem.

Hadley, D. L.; Bailey, S. A.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficiency in military housing: Monitoring to support revitalization guidebook  

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory is working with the US Army, the US Air Force, and the US Department of Energy to develop a guidebook to be used by architectural and engineering firms in the design phases of military family housing revitalization projects. The purpose of the guidebook is to ensure that energy efficiency is properly addressed in revitalization projects. Monitoring space-heating and cooling energy used in houses both before and after they are revitalized is necessary in order to assess the amount of energy saved by the revitalization process. Three different methods of conducting monitoring experiments are discussed, as well as the methods of data analysis to be used. Houses will be monitored individually using standard gas and electric meters to obtain heating and cooling data for the houses. The authors recommend conducting monitoring programs at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, because of their project schedules and potential for savings. They do not recommend doing any monitoring at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, because of the relatively small savings that they expect revitalization to accomplish there. They do not recommend seeking out alternative sites for monitoring because of the time required to become familiar with the installation and also because revitalization schedules at alternative sites may be no better than those at the sites they inspected.

Levins, W.P.; Ternes, M.P.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Materials Science & Engineering Spring 2012 Assessing the Performance of Energy Efficient Housing  

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of Energy Efficient Housing Overview Penn State's Department of Architecture partnered with the Union Country Housing Authority (UCHA) to create the Energy Efficient Housing Program (EEHP). A duplex was constructed and two homes were remodelled using energy efficient technologies and sustainable materials. UCHA

Demirel, Melik C.

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Promoting Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency in Military Housing  

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) helps agencies reduce the cost of doing business through energy efficiency, water conservation, and the use of solar and other renewable energy. As a large energy user, the U.S. military has been one of the government sectors of focus. Several military installations have shown substantial energy savings in past years. Most of these efficiency projects, however, have focused primarily on physical upgrades, technologies, and purchasing habits. Furthermost projects have focused on administrative and operational areas of energy use. Military residential housing, in particular, has received little formal attention for energy efficiency involving behaviors of the residents themselves. Behavior-based change is a challenging, but potentially fruitful area for energy conservation programs. However, behavioral change involves links with values, social networks and organizations, and new ways of thinking about living patterns. This handbook attempts to fill a gap by offering guidance for promoting such efforts.

AH McMakin; EL Malone; RE Lundgren

1999-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Engaging as Partners in Energy Efficiency: Multifamily Housing and Utilities  

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(CNT) has been a leader in promoting urban sustainability—the more effective use of existing resources and community assets to improve the health of natural systems and the wealth of people, today and in the future. CNT Energy combines rigorous research with effective solutions to help consumers and communities control energy costs and become more energy efficient. CNT Energy helps reduce energy costs in households, buildings and communities. CNT Energy invented and now administers the largest residential real-time pricing program, helping households in Illinois control energy costs by providing them tools, information, and pricing programs that reduce peak energy load and energy costs for everyone. CNT Energy helps reduce operating costs and preserve affordable housing by providing a one-stop energy efficiency shop that combines technical and financial assistance to make it easy for building owners to retrofit their buildings. CNT Energy also coordinates Energy Impact Illinois, an alliance of utilities, local government, and others, with the mission of removing barriers and unleashing demand for energy efficiency in Northern Illinois. American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Anne Mckibbin; Anne Evens; Cnt Energy; Steven Nadel; Eric Mackres; Aceee Cnt Energy

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Announces $30 Million for Energy-Efficient Housing Partnerships...  

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industry to develop cost-effective solutions that dramatically reduce the average energy use of housing while improving comfort and quality. To find out more, visit the...

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

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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

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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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Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program Specification Development  

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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.

Hewes, T.; Peeks, B.

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ordinances to enable energy efficiency in rental housing in the United States  

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Improved energy efficiency in rental housing is important from the perspectives of environmental, economic, and social policy, but upgrades to such buildings lag those of owner-occupied properties. With myriad reasons to ...

Coleman, Patrick J., M.C.P. (Patrick Joseph). Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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'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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Efficient Living in a Small House: Could You Make the Switch? | Department  

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Efficient Living in a Small House: Could You Make the Switch? Efficient Living in a Small House: Could You Make the Switch? Efficient Living in a Small House: Could You Make the Switch? November 10, 2009 - 7:00am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL From time to time over the last few years, I've come across articles and blogs discussing the "Small House Movement." The movement encourages homeowners to reject the huge homes that dominate many suburban neighborhoods and embrace smaller homes and simpler living. Do a quick Web search on the movement and you'll find many photos and testimonials for these small homes-some smaller than 100 square feet. Many of these homes are fascinating. Not only are the designs innovative, attractive, and comfortable, they are also relatively inexpensive-especially when you consider long-term maintenance costs.

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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  

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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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Overcoming barriers to energy efficiency for rental housing  

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Improving building energy efficiency is widely recognized as one of the best strategies for combating climate change and other energy problems. Energy efficiency implementation has been slow, however, due to a number of ...

Williams, Beth E. (Beth Ellen)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards for Residential General Service Lighting in Chile  

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Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards (MEPS) have been chosen as part of Chile's national energy efficiency action plan. As a first MEPS, the Ministry of Energy has decided to focus on a regulation for lighting that would ban the sale of inefficient bulbs, effectively phasing out the use of incandescent lamps. Following major economies such as the US (EISA, 2007) , the EU (Ecodesign, 2009) and Australia (AS/NZS, 2008) who planned a phase out based on minimum efficacy requirements, the Ministry of Energy has undertaken the impact analysis of a MEPS on the residential lighting sector. Fundacion Chile (FC) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) collaborated with the Ministry of Energy and the National Energy Efficiency Program (Programa Pais de Eficiencia Energetica, or PPEE) in order to produce a techno-economic analysis of this future policy measure. LBNL has developed for CLASP (CLASP, 2007) a spreadsheet tool called the Policy Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) that allows for evaluation of costs and benefits at the consumer level but also a wide range of impacts at the national level, such as energy savings, net present value of savings, greenhouse gas (CO2) emission reductions and avoided capacity generation due to a specific policy. Because historically Chile has followed European schemes in energy efficiency programs (test procedures, labelling program definitions), we take the Ecodesign commission regulation No 244/2009 as a starting point when defining our phase out program, which means a tiered phase out based on minimum efficacy per lumen category. The following data were collected in order to perform the techno-economic analysis: (1) Retail prices, efficiency and wattage category in the current market, (2) Usage data (hours of lamp use per day), and (3) Stock data, penetration of efficient lamps in the market. Using these data, PAMS calculates the costs and benefits of efficiency standards from two distinct but related perspectives: (1) The Life-Cycle Cost (LCC) calculation examines costs and benefits from the perspective of the individual household; and (2) The National Perspective projects the total national costs and benefits including both financial benefits, and energy savings and environmental benefits. The national perspective calculations are called the National Energy Savings (NES) and the Net Present Value (NPV) calculations. PAMS also calculate total emission mitigation and avoided generation capacity. This paper describes the data and methodology used in PAMS and presents the results of the proposed phase out of incandescent bulbs in Chile.

Letschert, Virginie E.; McNeil, Michael A.; Leiva Ibanez, Francisco Humberto; Ruiz, Ana Maria; Pavon, Mariana; Hall, Stephen

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PSE&G - Whole House Efficiency Program | Department of Energy  

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

PSE&G - Whole House Efficiency Program PSE&G - Whole House Efficiency Program PSE&G - Whole House Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Program Info Funding Source $36,000,000 State New Jersey Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Central/Ductless Mini-Split AC: $500 Geothermal Heat Pumps: $500 Gas Water Heater: $300 Gas Boiler (Steam): $300 Gas Boiler (Hydronic): $300 Gas Furnace: $400 PSE&G, in concert with New Jersey's Clean Energy Program (NJCEP), provides a range of incentives for new equipment and energy efficiency measures in

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Evaluation of Affordable Prototype Houses at Two Levels of Energy Efficiency  

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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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Energy efficiency campaign for residential housing at the Fort Lewis army installation  

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In FY1999, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conducted an energy efficiency campaign for residential housing at the Fort Lewis Army Installation near Tacoma, Washington. Preliminary weather-corrected calculations show energy savings of 10{percent} from FY98 for energy use in family housing. This exceeded the project's goal of 3{percent}. The work was funded by the U.S. DOEs Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The project adapted FEMP's national ``You Have the Power Campaign'' at the local level, tailoring it to the military culture. The applied research project was designed to demonstrate the feasibility of tailored, research-based strategies to promote energy conservation in military family housing. In contrast to many energy efficiency efforts, the campaign focused entirely on actions residents could take in their own homes, as opposed to technology or housing upgrades. Behavioral change was targeted because residents do not pay their own utility bills; thus other motivations must drive personal energy conservation. This campaign augments ongoing energy savings from housing upgrades carried out by Fort Lewis. The campaign ran from September 1998 through August 1999. The campaign strategy was developed based on findings from previous research and on input from residents and officials at Fort Lewis. Energy use, corrected to account for weather differences, was compared with the previous year's use. Survey responses from 377 of Fort Lewis residents of occupied housing showed that the campaign was moderately effective in promoting behavior change. Of those who were aware of the campaign, almost all said they were now doing one or more energy-efficient things that they had not done before. Most people were motivated by the desire to do the right thing and to set a good example for their children. They were less motivated by other factors.

AH McMakin; RE Lundgren; EL Malone

2000-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficient windows for Navy housing. NFESC-TDS-2008-ENG  

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To reduce energy losses in winter (and gains in summer) through windows in Navy housing, NFESC has examined energy efficient windows for their cost effectiveness, identified framing and glazing options, developed simple equations and procedures to determine the best option for each application, and prepared a User Data Package (UDP) for use by field personnel.

Garg, S.C.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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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Final Expert Meeting Report: Simplified Space Conditioning Strategies for Energy Efficient Houses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

More research is needed to evaluate the level of energy efficiency and the conditions where simplified space conditioning systems will work in new and retrofitted houses. Guidance is needed on the design and installation of these systems to support a wider adoption throughout the new construction and retrofit market. The purpose of this expert meeting was to recap the current state of knowledge in this area and to provide a peer review of IBACOS's research plan for new and existing unoccupied test houses with minimized space conditioning systems.

Stecher, D.

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The quadratic minimum spanning tree problem: A lower bounding procedure and an efficient search algorithm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we consider the quadratic minimum spanning tree problem (QMSTP) which is known to be NP-hard. Given a complete graph, the QMSTP consists of finding a minimum spanning tree (MST) where interaction costs between pairs of edges are prescribed. ... Keywords: Lagrangian relaxation, Local search, Quadratic minimum spanning tree problem

Temel Öncan; Abraham P. Punnen

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Technical Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

exchangers, improved fan blade design and motor efficiency,blade design), which is used in most efficient ceiling fansfans. Sathaye (2012) found that efficient blade design can

Letschert, Virginie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Performance Evaluation of a Pair of Energy Efficient Houses (WC3 and WC4) in Oak Ridge, TN  

SciTech Connect

Beginning in 2008, two pairs of energy-saver houses were built at Wolf Creek in Oak Ridge, TN. These houses were designed to maximize energy efficiency using new ultra-high-efficiency components emerging from ORNL s Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) partners and others. The first two houses contained 3713 square feet of conditioned area and were designated as WC1 and WC2; the second pair consisted of 2721 square feet conditioned area with crawlspace foundation and they re called WC3 and WC4. This report is focused on the annual energy performance of WC3 and WC4, and how they compare against a previously benchmarked maximum energy efficient house of a similar footprint. WC3 and WC4 are both about 55-60% more efficient than traditional new construction. Each house showcases a different envelope system: WC3 is built with advanced framing featured cellulose insulation partially mixed with phase change materials (PCM); and WC4 house has cladding composed of an exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS). The previously benchmarked house was one of three built at the Campbell Creek subdivision in Knoxville, TN. This house (CC3) was designed as a transformation of a builder house (CC1) with the most advanced energy-efficiency features, including solar electricity and hot water, which market conditions are likely to permit within the 2012 2015 period. The builder house itself was representative of a standard, IECC 2006 code-certified, all-electric house built by the builder to sell around 2005 2008.

Biswas, Kaushik [ORNL; Christian, Jeffrey E [ORNL; Gehl, Anthony C [ORNL; Jackson, Roderick K [ORNL; Boudreaux, Philip R [ORNL

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Technical Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by comparing the national energy consumption, E, of the endConsumption Trends and Energy-Efficiency Improvement Options. Berkeley CA: Lawrence Berkeley NationalConsumption Trends and Energy-Efficiency Improvement Options. Berkeley CA: Lawrence Berkeley National

Letschert, Virginie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Development of Improved Energy Efficient Housing for Thailand Utilizing Renewable Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The paper reports on the results of research to reduce energy consumption in residential buildings in a hot and humid climate region (Thailand) using efficient architectural building components, energy efficient building systems, and renewable energy systems (solar energy) to produce electricity and heat domestic hot water. The solar energy system used in the analysis of the supplemental energy was a hybrid photovoltaicthermal (PV-T2) collector system, which is a combination photovoltaic (for producing electricity) and solar thermal collector (for producing hot water), and night-time radiator for radiating unwanted heat to the night sky. The research methods used in this work included instrumentation of a case study house, experimental data collected from an experimental PV-T2 collector system (Rasisuttha 2004), and calibrated building thermal simulation using DOE-2 (LBNL, 1982; 2000).

Rasisuttha, S.; Haberl, J.

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making It Happen: Achieving Energy Efficiency in Multi-Family Buildings Housing Low-Income Tenants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Saving energy in multi-family buildings is a comparatively easy task to accomplish in theory: engineering science has shown us how to reduce heatloss and air infiltration, how to balance systems and improve heating plant efficiency, and how to capture warmth from the air, the earth and the sea. But getting this knowledge into multi-family buildings and making them energy efficient in fact is very difficult, especially if those buildings house low-income and elderly tenants, the people for whom saving energy is most urgent. Energy practitioners have found that multifamily building owners are not buying energy efficiency because it is not being marketed intelligently; affordable financing is very difficult to obtain, and energy education tailored to the needs of owners, occupants and maintenance crews is practically unknown. This paper discusses how four non-profit energy companies, located in major cities, overcame these obstacles. It explains how they market energy conservation improvements, how they finance them, and how they involve tenants in energy education; i.e., how they make energy efficiency happen in multifamily buildings.

Haun, C. R.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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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Final Expert Meeting Report: Simplified Space Conditioning Strategies for Energy Efficient Houses  

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

Expert Meeting Report: Expert Meeting Report: Simplified Space Conditioning Strategies for Energy Efficient Houses Dave Stecher IBACOS, Inc. July 2011 NOTICE 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 herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation,

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Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program: High Performance Manufactured Home Prototyping and Construction Development  

SciTech Connect

The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Northwest Energy Works (NEW), the current Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program (NEEM) administrator, have been collaborating to conduct research on new specifications that would improve on the energy requirements of a NEEM home. In its role as administrator, NEW administers the technical specs, performs research and engineering analysis, implements ongoing construction quality management procedures, and maintains a central database with home tracking. This project prototyped and assessed the performances of cost-effective high performance building assemblies and mechanical systems that are not commonly deployed in the manufacturing setting. The package of measures is able to reduce energy used for space conditioning, water heating and lighting by 50 percent over typical manufactured homes produced in the northwest.

Hewes, T.; Peeks, B.

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Consortium of Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) - A Building America Energy Efficient Housing Partnership  

SciTech Connect

This final report summarizes the work conducted by the Consortium of Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) (http://www.carb-swa.com/), one of the 'Building America Energy Efficient Housing Partnership' Industry Teams, for the period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010. The Building America Program (BAP) is part of the Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program (BTP). The long term goal of the BAP is to develop cost effective, production ready systems in five major climate zones that will result in zero energy homes (ZEH) that produce as much energy as they use on an annual basis by 2020. CARB is led by Steven Winter Associates, Inc. with Davis Energy Group, Inc. (DEG), MaGrann Associates, and Johnson Research, LLC as team members. In partnership with our numerous builders and industry partners, work was performed in three primary areas - advanced systems research, prototype home development, and technical support for communities of high performance homes. Our advanced systems research work focuses on developing a better understanding of the installed performance of advanced technology systems when integrated in a whole-house scenario. Technology systems researched included: - High-R Wall Assemblies - Non-Ducted Air-Source Heat Pumps - Low-Load HVAC Systems - Solar Thermal Water Heating - Ventilation Systems - Cold-Climate Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps - Hot/Dry Climate Air-to-Water Heat Pump - Condensing Boilers - Evaporative condensers - Water Heating CARB continued to support several prototype home projects in the design and specification phase. These projects are located in all five program climate regions and most are targeting greater than 50% source energy savings over the Building America Benchmark home. CARB provided technical support and developed builder project case studies to be included in near-term Joule Milestone reports for the following community scale projects: - SBER Overlook at Clipper Mill (mixed, humid climate) - William Ryan Homes - Tampa (hot, humid climate).

Robb Aldrich; Lois Arena; Dianne Griffiths; Srikanth Puttagunta; David Springer

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The Consortium of Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) - A Building America Energy Efficient Housing Partnership  

SciTech Connect

This final report summarizes the work conducted by the Consortium of Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) (http://www.carb-swa.com/), one of the 'Building America Energy Efficient Housing Partnership' Industry Teams, for the period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010. The Building America Program (BAP) is part of the Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program (BTP). The long term goal of the BAP is to develop cost effective, production ready systems in five major climate zones that will result in zero energy homes (ZEH) that produce as much energy as they use on an annual basis by 2020. CARB is led by Steven Winter Associates, Inc. with Davis Energy Group, Inc. (DEG), MaGrann Associates, and Johnson Research, LLC as team members. In partnership with our numerous builders and industry partners, work was performed in three primary areas - advanced systems research, prototype home development, and technical support for communities of high performance homes. Our advanced systems research work focuses on developing a better understanding of the installed performance of advanced technology systems when integrated in a whole-house scenario. Technology systems researched included: - High-R Wall Assemblies - Non-Ducted Air-Source Heat Pumps - Low-Load HVAC Systems - Solar Thermal Water Heating - Ventilation Systems - Cold-Climate Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps - Hot/Dry Climate Air-to-Water Heat Pump - Condensing Boilers - Evaporative condensers - Water Heating CARB continued to support several prototype home projects in the design and specification phase. These projects are located in all five program climate regions and most are targeting greater than 50% source energy savings over the Building America Benchmark home. CARB provided technical support and developed builder project case studies to be included in near-term Joule Milestone reports for the following community scale projects: - SBER Overlook at Clipper Mill (mixed, humid climate) - William Ryan Homes - Tampa (hot, humid climate).

Robb Aldrich; Lois Arena; Dianne Griffiths; Srikanth Puttagunta; David Springer

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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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.

Not Available

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of advanced drilling, completion, and stimulation systems for minimum formation damage and improved efficiency: A program overview  

SciTech Connect

The Department of Energy`s (DOE) Natural Gas Resource and Extraction Program consists of industry/government co-sponsored research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects, which focus on gas recovery from both conventional and nonconventional resources. The Drilling, Completion, and Stimulation (DCS) Project focuses on advanced, non-damaging technology systems and equipment for improving gas recovery from conventional and nonconventional reservoirs. As operators move from development of current day economically attractive gas-field development to the lower permeability geologic regions of domestic onshore plays, increasing the emphasis on minimum formation damage DCS will permit economic development of gas reserves. The objective of the Project is to develop and demonstrate cost-effective, advanced technology to accelerate widespread use and acceptance of minimum formation damage DCS systems. The goal of this product development effort is to reduce costs and improve the overall efficiency of vertical, directional, and horizontally drilled wells in gas formations throughout the US. The current focus of the Project is on the development of underbalanced drilling technology and minimum formation damage stimulation technology concurrently with the appropriate completion hardware to improve the economics of domestic natural gas field development. Ongoing drilling technology projects to be discussed include development of an electromagnetic measurement while drilling system for directional and horizontal drilling in underbalanced drilling applications and the development of a steerable air percussion drilling system for hard formation drilling and improved penetration rates. Ongoing stimulation technology projects to be discussed include introduction of carbon dioxide/sand fracturing technology for minimal formation damage.

Layne, A.W.; Yost, A.B. II

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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City of Memphis- Energy Efficiency of Rental Properties  

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

The city of Memphis adopted an ordinance in spring 2009 to improve the energy efficiency of the rental housing stock throughout the city. The ordinance establishes minimum energy efficiency...

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Energy Efficiency Retrofits for U.S. Housing: Removing the Bottlenecks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. http://Matthew (2009), “Energy Efficiency Loan Programs, Brief #Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. http://

Bardhan, Ashok; Jaffee, Dwight; Kroll, Cynthia; Wallace, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Impact of Adopting Maximum Technologies as Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in the U.S. Residential Sector  

SciTech Connect

The US Department of Energy (US DOE) has placed lighting and appliance standards at a very high priority of the U.S. energy policy. However, the maximum energy savings and CO2 emissions reduction achievable via minimum efficiency performance standards (MEPS) has not yet been fully characterized. The Bottom Up Energy Analysis System (BUENAS), first developed in 2007, is a global, generic, and modular tool designed to provide policy makers with estimates of potential impacts resulting from MEPS for a variety of products, at the international and/or regional level. Using the BUENAS framework, we estimated potential national energy savings and CO2 emissions mitigation in the US residential sector that would result from the most aggressive policy foreseeable: standards effective in 2014 set at the current maximum technology (Max Tech) available on the market. This represents the most likely characterization of what can be maximally achieved through MEPS in the US. The authors rely on the latest Technical Support Documents and Analytical Tools published by the U.S. Department of Energy as a source to determine appliance stock turnover and projected efficiency scenarios of what would occur in the absence of policy. In our analysis, national impacts are determined for the following end uses: lighting, television, refrigerator-freezers, central air conditioning, room air conditioning, residential furnaces, and water heating. The analyzed end uses cover approximately 65percent of site energy consumption in the residential sector (50percent of the electricity consumption and 80percent of the natural gas and LPG consumption). This paper uses this BUENAS methodology to calculate that energy savings from Max Tech for the U.S. residential sector products covered in this paper will reach an 18percent reduction in electricity demand compared to the base case and 11percent in Natural Gas and LPG consumption by 2030 The methodology results in reductions in CO2 emissions of a similar magnitude.

Letschert, Virginie; Desroches, Louis-Benoit; McNeil, Michael; Saheb, Yamina

2010-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient Multifamily Homes in a Hot-Humid Climate by Atlantic Housing Partners  

SciTech Connect

With assistance from the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) and its Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC), Atlantic Housing Partners (AHP) has implemented a high performance, systems engineered package of measures. This report demonstrates how the initiative achieves Building America (BA) goals of 30%-50% energy savings. Specifically, the goals are documented as being achieved in the new construction multifamily housing sector in the hot humid climate. Results from energy modeling of the high performance package are presented. The role of utility allowance calculations, used as part of the low-income housing tax credit process, to value those energy savings is discussed, as is customer satisfaction with heat pump water heaters.

Chasar, D.; Martin, E.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Retrofits for U.S. Housing: Removing the Bottlenecks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Investments in Energy Efficiency,” paper prepared foran Energy-Efficient Economy, An ACEEE White Paper. Nationalof the paper considers the bottlenecks that hamper energy-

Bardhan, Ashok; Jaffee, Dwight; Kroll, Cynthia; Wallace, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Cost-Effective Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies Energy Savings, Environmental and Financial Impacts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Initiative Life-cycle Cost Analysis Canada and Mexico –baseline energy consumption. Canada’s and Mexico’s marketsMexico minimum efficiency performance standard million tons (of CO 2 ) national equipment cost National Electric Manufacturers Association national energy

Letschert, Virginie E.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Value Housing Award Guide: How to Build and Profit with Energy Efficiency in New Home Construction  

SciTech Connect

As concern over the environment grows, builders have the potential to fulfill a market niche by building homes that use fewer resources and have lower environmental impact than conventional construction. Builders can increase their marketability and customer satisfaction and, at the same time, reduce the environmental impact of their homes. However, it takes dedication to build environmentally sound homes along with a solid marketing approach to ensure that customers recognize the added value of energy and resource efficiency. This guide is intended for builders seeking suggestions on how to improve energy and resource efficiency in their new homes. It is a compilation of ideas and concepts for designing, building, and marketing energy- and resource-efficient homes based on the experience of recipients of the national Energy Value Housing Award (EVHA).

Sikora, J. L.

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cambridge Homes Increases Energy Efficiency in a Mix of Housing Types  

SciTech Connect

New houses designed by Cambridge Homes in Crest Hill, Illinois, with technical support from the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Program, save their homeowners money by applying the principles of ''whole-building'' design to the entire home product line. Regardless of the model chosen, home buyers can enjoy consistently high levels of comfort and performance with the added benefit of reduced operating costs.

Poole, L.; Anderson, R.

2001-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigating The Impact Of Thermal Mass Towards Energy Efficient Housing In Canada.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The building industry is striving for environmental friendly and energy efficient facility developments, as we have used most of our natural resources for comfortable living.… (more)

Ahmed, Tasnuva

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Impact of Adopting Maximum Technologies as Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in the U.S. Residential Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

buildings/appliance_standards/residential/cac_heatp umps_buildings/appliance_standards/residential/fb_tsd_09 07.htmlof Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Programs, LBNL

Letschert, Virginie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Impact of Adopting Maximum Technologies as Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in the U.S. Residential Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The US Department of Energy (US DOE) has placed lighting andThe U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) has placed lightingfr_tsd.html U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency &

Letschert, Virginie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Energy Efficiency Measures in Rehabilitation of Multifamily Housing Units  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An apartment building in Austin, Texas, and one in Boston, Massachusetts, were analyzed to determine the cost-effectiveness of energy efficiency measures. To determine expected energy and cost savings resulting from a set of proposed retrofit measures, hour-by-hour simulations were conducted using the DOE-2.1C building energy analysis computer program. Based on detailed audit data, supplemented by field-measurements in the case of the Austin apartment building, the simulations were run for base case (preretrofit) conditions for each building. Metered electricity and gas consumption was used to calibrate the input data. A series of proposed retrofit measures was run for each building using the calibrated preretrofit model as the reference. Annual energy and cost savings were calculated separately for each measure and for the combined set of measures. For the Austin building the combined set of 11 measures yielded expected savings of $3,710/year, a 42% savings in site energy. The combination of the 7 measures considered for the Boston building yielded expected savings of $1.292/year, and annual energy savings of nearly 75%. Measured in situ air conditioner performance for two of the Austin apartments showed EERs of 5.70 and 5.55, indicating an efficiency degradation of 22% and 24%, respectively, after 16 years of operation.

Hunn, B. D.; Silver, S. C.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring and evaluation of replacing low-efficiency air conditioners with high-efficiency air conditioners in single-family detached houses in Austin, Texas  

SciTech Connect

The US DOE initiated this project to evaluate the performance of an air conditioner retrofit program in Austin, Texas. The City's Austin's Resource Management Department pursued this project to quantify the retrofit effect of replacing low-efficiency air conditioners with high-efficiency air conditioners in single-family detached homes. If successfully implemented, this retrofit program could help defer construction of a new power plant which is a major goal of this department. The project compares data collected from 12 houses during two cooling seasons under pre-retrofit and then post-retrofit air conditioner units. The existing low-efficiency air conditioners were monitored during the 1987 cooling season, replaced during the 1987--88 heating season with new, smaller sized, high-efficiency units, and then monitored again during the 1988 cooling season. Results indicated that the air conditioner retrofits reduce the annual air conditioner electric consumption and peak electric demand by an average of 38%. When normalized to the nominal capacity of the air conditioner, average demand savings were 1.12 W/ft{sup 2} and estimated annual energy savings were 1.419 kWh/ft{sup 2}. Individual air conditioner power requirements were found to be a well defined function of outdoor temperature as expected. In the absence of detailed data, estimates of the peak demand reductions of new air conditioners can be made from the manufacturer's specifications. Air conditioner energy consumption proved to be strongly linear as a function of the outdoor temperature as expected when taken as an aggregate. No noticeable differences in the diversity factor of the air conditioner usage were found. Analysis of the retrofit effect using PRISM yields estimates of the reduction in normalized annual consumption (NAC) and annual cooling consumption of 12% and 30%. 2 refs., 11 figs., 17 tabs.

Burns, R.; Hough, R.E. (Fleming (W.S.) and Associates, Inc., Syracuse, NY (United States))

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Analysis of Low Cost, Energy Efficient, Housing for Low-income Residents of How and Humid Climates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this research is to develop methods that will enable the reduction of owning and operating costs of low-income housing in the hot-humid climates of the U. S. The objectives include investigating various scenarios that will enable the implementation of cost-effective construction of low-income housing using volunteer labor. The research uses a case study approach where a base-line energy use is established using a comparative Princeton Score Keeping Method (PRISM) analysis and measurements from a case study house. A prototype house is then simulated with the DOE-2 building simulation program, and the energy savings calculated by comparing simulated energy and water conservation design measures (E&WCDMs) with the calibrated baseline energy simulation. The cost and maintenance of the house are analyzed with the real cost of construction of a case study house in Bryan/College Station, Texas.

Kootin-Sanwu, Victor

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficient low-income housing demonstration with Houston Habitat for Humanity. Final status report, October 1, 1995--September 30, 1997  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using DOE grant funds, the Alliance to Save Energy developed and managed an award-winning low-income housing demonstration in cooperation with Houston Habitat for Humanity at the 1996 and 1997 annual NAHB Builders Show in Houston, Texas. Using a unique group of over 30 national, state and local partners, the energy design of Houston Habitat houses was permanently upgraded to the Energy Star Homes Program threshold. Meeting Energy Star Homes Program criteria, the partner design team increased the level of efficiency approximately 30% over the 1992 Model Energy Code. This innovative design using commercially available materials added approximately $1,400 in cost-effective energy upgrades with an estimated payback of less than 8 years. The 30 public-private partners successfully demonstrated energy and resource efficient housing techniques to the 65,000 NAHB home show attendees and the over 3,000 Habitat affiliates. This project resulted in the Houston Habitat affiliate becoming the nation`s first low-income Energy Star Homes Program home builder. By the year 2000, Houston Habitat anticipates building over 500 homes to this new level of efficiency as well as set an example for other Habitat affiliates nationwide to follow. The 1997 demonstration house utilized an all-women volunteer builders team to construct a 3 bedroom home in Houston Habitat`s Woodglen Subdivision. Energy consumption was remotely metered by Texas A and M.

NONE

1997-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The Performance House: A Cold Climate Challenge Home, Old Greenwich, Connecticut (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

The Performance House: The Performance House: A Cold Climate Challenge Home Old Greenwich, Connecticut PROJECT INFORMATION Project Name: Performance House Location: Old Greenwich, CT Partners: Preferred Builders Inc. www.preferredbuilders.biz Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings www.carb-swa.com Size: 2,700 ft 2 plus basement Year Completed: 2012 Climate Zone: Cold PERFORMANCE DATA Source Energy Savings: 30.9% HERS Index: 43 (20 with PV) Projected Annual Utility Costs: $2,508; $795 with PV Incremental Cost of Energy Efficiency Measures: $47,337 (excluding PV) Savings-to-Investment Ratio (over 15 years): * Solution Package (SP) = 0.29 * SP with Incentives = 0.34 * SP with Solar = 0.52 * SP with Solar & Incentives = 0.82 By working with builder partners on test homes, researchers from the U.S.

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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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IMPROVING THE NATION'S ENERGY SECURITY: CAN CARS AND TRUCKS BE MADE MORE FUEL EFFICIENT - Testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee, February 9, 2005  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

IMPROVING THE NATION'S ENERGY SECURITY: CAN CARS AND TRUCKS IMPROVING THE NATION'S ENERGY SECURITY: CAN CARS AND TRUCKS BE MADE MORE FUEL EFFICIENT? 2:00 pm, Wednesday, February 9, 2005 Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2318 by Dr. David L. Greene Corporate Fellow Engineering Science and Technology Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory 1. WHAT ARE THE POLICY OPTIONS FOR ENCOURAGING THE ADOPTION OF FUEL EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES? There are many ways to structure policies to achieve significant increases in fuel economy effectively and efficiently. I will focus on five below. It is possible to create policies that are reasonably effective, efficient, and fair. Our own experience with our CAFE standards and difficulties we have had updating the CAFE law indicates that we should also prefer policies that

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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

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Upgrade energy building standards and develop rating system for existing low-income housing  

SciTech Connect

The city of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) receives grant funding each year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide local housing assistance to low-income residents. Through the years, HCD has found that many of the program recipients have had difficulty in managing their households, particularly in meeting monthly financial obligations. One of the major operating costs to low-income households is the utility bill. Furthermore, HCD`s experience has revealed that many low-income residents are simply unaware of ways to reduce their utility bill. Most of the HCD funds are distributed to low-income persons as grants or no/low interest loans for the construction or rehabilitation of single-family dwellings. With these funds, HCD builds 80 to 100 new houses and renovates about 500 homes each year. Houses constructed or renovated by HCD must meet HUD`s minimum energy efficiency standards. While these minimum standards are more than adequate to meet local building codes, they are not as aggressive as the energy efficiency standards being promoted by the national utility organizations and the home building industry. Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), a city-owned utility, has developed an award-winning program named Comfort Plus which promotes energy efficiency{open_quote} in new residential construction. Under Comfort Plus, MLGW models house plans on computer for a fee and recommends cost-effective alterations which improve the energy efficiency of the house. If the builder agrees to include these recommendations, MLGW will certify the house and guarantee a maximum annual heating/cooling bill for two years. While the Comfort Plus program has received recognition in the new construction market, it does not address the existing housing stock.

Muller, D.; Norville, C. [Memphis and Shelby County Div. of Planning and Development, TN (United States)

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Estimate of Cost-Effective Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies Energy Savings, Environmental and Financial Impacts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lifetimes of Residential Appliances. HVAC&R Research 17,of High-Efficiency Appliances in the U.S. ResidentialIndian Households From Improved Appliance Efficiency. BUENAS

Letschert, Virginie E.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance House -- A Cold Climate Challenge Home  

SciTech Connect

Working with builder partners on a test homes allows for vetting of whole-house building strategies to eliminate any potential unintended consequences prior to implementing these solution packages on a production scale. To support this research, CARB partnered with Preferred Builders Inc. on a high-performance test home in Old Greenwich, CT. The philosophy and science behind the 2,700 ft2 'Performance House' was based on the premise that homes should be safe, healthy, comfortable, durable, efficient, and adapt with the homeowners. The technologies and strategies used in the 'Performance House' were not cutting-edge, but simply 'best practices practiced'. The focus was on simplicity in construction, maintenance, and operation. When seeking a 30% source energy savings targets over a comparable 2009 IECC code-built home in the cold climate zone, nearly all components of a home must be optimized. Careful planning and design are critical. To help builders and architects seeking to match the performance of this home, a step-by-step guide through the building shell components of DOE's Challenge Home are provided in a pictorial story book. The end result was a DOE Challenge Home that achieved a HERS Index Score of 20 (43 without PV, the minimum target was 55 for compliance). This home was also awarded the 2012 HOBI for Best Green Energy Efficient Home from the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut.

Puttagunta, S.; Grab, J.; Williamson, J.

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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White House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers $133...  

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

House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers 133 Million in Energy Costs by Increasing Efficiency Measures White House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers 133...

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U.S. Residential Housing Weather Adjusted Site Energy Consumption ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency > Residential Housing Energy Intensities > Table 1b Glossary U.S. Residential Housing Weather Adjusted ...

82

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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High Efficiency Integrated Space Conditioning, Water Heating and Air Distribution System for HUD-Code Manufactured Housing  

SciTech Connect

Recognizing the need for new space conditioning and water heating systems for manufactured housing, DeLima Associates assembled a team to develop a space conditioning system that would enhance comfort conditions while also reducing energy usage at the systems level. The product, Comboflair® was defined as a result of a needs analysis of project sponsors and industry stakeholders. An integrated system would be developed that would combine a packaged airconditioning system with a small-duct, high-velocity air distribution system. In its basic configuration, the source for space heating would be a gas water heater. The complete system would be installed at the manufactured home factory and would require no site installation work at the homesite as is now required with conventional split-system air conditioners. Several prototypes were fabricated and tested before a field test unit was completed in October 2005. The Comboflair® system, complete with ductwork, was installed in a 1,984 square feet, double-wide manufactured home built by Palm Harbor Homes in Austin, TX. After the home was transported and installed at a Palm Harbor dealer lot in Austin, TX, a data acquisition system was installed for remote data collection. Over 60 parameters were continuously monitored and measurements were transmitted to a remote site every 15 minutes for performance analysis. The Comboflair® system was field tested from February 2006 until April 2007. The cooling system performed in accordance with the design specifications. The heating system initially could not provide the needed capacity at peak heating conditions until the water heater was replaced with a higher capacity standard water heater. All system comfort goals were then met. As a result of field testing, we have identified improvements to be made to specific components for incorporation into production models. The Comboflair® system will be manufactured by Unico, Inc. at their new production facility in St. Louis, MO. The product will be initially launched in the hot-humid climates of the southern U.S.

Henry DeLima; Joe Akin; Joseph Pietsch

2008-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Panel data analyses of urban economics and housing markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The thesis looks three pertinent issues in Housing Market and Urban Economics literature with panel data- home sales and house price relationship, efficiency of housing market and commercial property taxation. For the first ...

Lee, Nai Jia

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study: Deep Energy Retrofit of 1910 House, Portland, Oregon  

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

one-and-a-half-story, two-bedroom home with a half-basement one-and-a-half-story, two-bedroom home with a half-basement is typical of 100-year-old homes in Portland, Oregon. The home had no insulation, an unfinished basement, old appliances and air leaks everywhere when purchased by its current owner in 2010. The owners performed a full deep energy retrofit, including air sealing and insulating exterior walls and attic and installing new, efficient appliances. Building America researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory audited the home after the retrofits had occurred and used Energy Gauge USA simulation software to predict energy savings. They also partnered with local home performance contractor Imagine Energy to meter the circuit-level electricity use and the natural gas use of the tankless hot water heater and 95% condensing gas furnace. Based on

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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...

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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...

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Arctic house  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

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,"Housing Units1","Average Square Footage Per Housing Unit",...  

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

the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy and Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). 5Rented includes households that occupy their primary housing unit without payment of...

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Fermilab Family Open House  

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Sunday, February 9, 2014 Sunday, February 9, 2014 1:00–5:00 PM Directions to Fermilab This is a party for children who bring an adult with them to learn about the world of physics. (There's plenty for the grown-ups, too.) Events include: Watch Mr. Freeze's fabulous cryogenics show Explore physics concepts with hands-on activities Ask a scientist your physics questions. Take a tour! And more! The Open House is most appropriate for children in grades 3 and up. The event is free. Register only if you wish to go on a tour (minimum age 10). Otherwise, you do not have to register. You should pick up the tickets for the tours in the atrium on the day of the event. Tickets not picked up at least 10 minutes before a tour starts will be released. The Open House is co-supported by Fermilab Friends for Science Education and the Education Office.

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Whole-House Ventilation | Department of Energy  

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

Whole-House Ventilation Whole-House Ventilation Whole-House Ventilation May 30, 2012 - 2:37pm Addthis A whole-house ventilation system with dedicated ducting in a new energy-efficient home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/brebca. A whole-house ventilation system with dedicated ducting in a new energy-efficient home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/brebca. What does this mean for me? Whole-house ventilation is critical in an energy-efficient home to maintain adequate indoor air quality and comfort. The whole-house ventilation system you choose will depend upon your climate, budget, and the availability of experienced contractors in your area. Energy-efficient homes -- both new and existing -- require mechanical ventilation to maintain indoor air quality. There are four basic mechanical

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U.S. Residential Housing Primary  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page > Energy Intensities >Table 7c Glossary U.S. Residential Housing Primary Page Last Revised: July 2009

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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

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U.S. Residential Housing Primary Energy Consumption  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency > Residential Housing Energy Intensities > Table 1c Glossary U.S. Resident ...

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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

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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".

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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

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Consumer-products minimum energy-efficiency-standards program. Topical report on Subtask 3. 1. Evaluation of energy consumption savings of boost heaters in dishwashers  

SciTech Connect

An analysis of the energy conservation and life cycle cost benefits of boost heaters for dishwashers is presented to provide technical information to assist in determining whether to modify the dishwasher test procedure to include boost heaters. Two manufacturers are offering dishwashers which have an inlet water temperature requirement of 120/sup 0/F. Cleaning performance in these appliances is maintained with an electric coil in the sump of the dishwasher, which boosts the incoming water to its final temperature. Both manufacturers have petitioned DOE for exemption from efficiency standards, since current DOE test procedures give no credit for water heater energy savings. The evaluation shows boost heaters to be energy conserving for all conditions. The life cycle cost analysis indicates boost heaters are cost effective in all cases for homes with electric water heaters, and in most cases for homes having gas water heaters. Additionally the proposed standards for dishwashers will lower water consumption in 1985 model dishwashers such that boost heaters will become cost effective in all cases.

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1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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

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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

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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

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Minimum Changeover Cost Arborescence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

having minimum changeover cost, a cost that we now describe. ... We define the changeover cost at j, denoted by d(j), as the sum of the costs at j paid for each of  ...

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Minimum Magnetic Energy Theorem  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Thomson's Theorem states that static charge distributions in conductors show up at the conducting surfaces in an equipotential configuration, so that the electrostatic energy is a minimum. In this work we study an analogue statement for magnetic systems: in a given set of conductors, the stored magnetic field energy reaches the minimum value for superficial current distributions so that the magnetic vector potential is tangent to the conductors surfaces. This is the counterpart of Thomson's theorem for the magnetic field.

Fiolhais, M C N

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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...

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Minimum Concave Cost Flow Over a Grid Network  

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Oct 12, 2012 ... Abstract: The minimum concave cost network flow problem (MCCNFP) is NP- hard, but efficient polynomial-time algorithms exist for some ...

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Our Hand in Greening the White House  

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Our Hand in Greening the White House (See also the Greening of Our House) "For as long as I live in the White House, I want Americans to see it not only as a symbol of clean government, but also a clean environment. We're going to identify what it takes to make the White House a model for efficiency and waste reduction, and then we're going to get the job done. . . Before I can ask you to do the best you can in your house, I ought to make sure I'm doing the best I can in my house." -President Bill Clinton, Earth Day, 1994 In an effort to provide leadership by example, the Greening of the White House project is bringing new technology, enlightened operations and management practices, and revised procurement procedures to the First Residence. Modern information technologies (e.g., multimedia) will make

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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.

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Passivhus Norden 2008 1st Nordic passive house conference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-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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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

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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...

114

The Minimum Price Contract  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A minimum price contract is one of many tools a marketer may use to better manage price and production risk while trying to achieve financial goals and objectives. This publication discusses the advantages and disadvantages involved in this marketing program and the situations when it can be used.

Waller, Mark L.; Amosson, Stephen H.; Welch, Mark; Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

115

California's Housing Problem  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Kroll, Cynthia; Singa, Krute

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Innovative Manufactured Housing Urban Design Demonstration Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One quarter of the new houses sold in the United States in 1999 were manufactured homes, and manufactured housing represents an important and growing market for power producers. One niche market opportunity for manufactured homes is in urban areas. EPRI facilitated the completion of two limited demonstrations of energy efficient manufactured homes designed specifically for urban neighborhoods.

2000-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Exergy Analysis and Operational Efficiency of a Horizontal Ground Source Heat Pump System Operated in a Low-Energy Test House under Simulated Occupancy Conditions  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents data, analyses, measures of performance, and conclusions for a ground-source heat pump (GSHP) providing space conditioning to a 345m2 house whose envelope is made of structural insulated panels (SIP). The entire thermal load of this SIP house with RSI-3.7 (RUS-21) walls, triple pane windows with a U-factor of 1.64 W/m2 K (0.29 Btu/h ft2 oF) and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.25, a roof assembly with overall thermal resistance of about RSI-8.8 (RUS-50) and low leakage rates of 0.74 ACH at 50Pa was satisfied with a 2.16-Ton (7.56 kW) GSHP unit consuming negligible (9.83kWh) auxiliary heat during peak winter season. The highest and lowest heating COP achieved was 4.90 (October) and 3.44 (February), respectively. The highest and lowest cooling COP achieved was 6.09 (April) and 3.88 (August). These COPs are calculated on the basis of the total power input (including duct, ground loop, and control power losses ). The second Law (Exergy) analysis provides deep insight into how systemic inefficiencies are distributed among the various GSHP components. Opportunities for design and further performance improvements are identified. Through Exergy analysis we provide a true measure of how closely actual performance approaches the ideal, and it unequivocally identifies, better than energy analysis does, the sources and causes of lost work, the root cause of system inefficiencies.

Ally, Moonis Raza [ORNL; Baxter, Van D [ORNL; Munk, Jeffrey D [ORNL; Gehl, Anthony C [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Indianapolis- EcoHouse Project  

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

In June 2011, the City of Indianapolis announced the availability of the EcoHouse Project, an energy-efficiency loan program for medium- and low-income homeowners in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis...

119

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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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

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121

Minimum Cost Arborescences ?  

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In this paper, we analyze the cost allocation problem when a group of agents or nodes have to be connected to a source, and where the cost matrix describing the cost of connecting each pair of agents is not necessarily symmetric, thus extending the well-studied problem of minimum cost spanning tree games, where the costs are assumed to be symmetric. The focus is on rules which satisfy axioms representing incentive and fairness properties. We show that while some results are similar, there are also significant differences between the frameworks corresponding to symmetric and asymmetric cost matrices.

Bhaskar Dutta; Debasis Mishra; We Thank Daniel Granot; Anirban Kar; Herve Moulin For Comments

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The White House Hosts "Greening America's Congregations through...  

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White House Hosts "Greening America's Congregations through Energy Efficiency" Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers...

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City of Indianapolis - EcoHouse Project | Open Energy Information  

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the EcoHouse Project, an energy-efficiency loan program for medium- and low-income homeowners in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Office of Sustainability selected the Indianapolis...

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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)  

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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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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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Minimum Bias Measurements with the ATLAS Detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider  

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efficiency at the Event Filter MBTS trigger efficiency atand counted at the Event Filter trigger level. Any eventsCHAPTER 3. MINIMUM BIAS TRIGGER Event Selection The analysis

Leyton, Michael A.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Minimum Description Length Model Selection  

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Minimum Description Length Model Selection Problems and Extensions Steven de Rooij #12;#12;Minimum Description Length Model Selection Problems and Extensions #12;ILLC Dissertation Series DS-2008-07 For further-mail: illc@science.uva.nl homepage: http://www.illc.uva.nl/ #12;Minimum Description Length Model Selection

128

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...

129

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:...

130

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...

131

100% petroleum house  

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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

132

" 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...

133

" Million Housing Units, Final"  

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

134

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

135

On-site Housing | Staff Services  

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On-site Housing On-site Housing Note: All guests wishing to stay on-site must be registered and approved in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS). Welcome to Brookhaven National Laboratory. BNL attracts more than 4,500 visiting scientists from all over the world each year to perform scientific research and work with our staff. To support our guests, there are 333 on-site housing units. These units are comprised of 66 family-style apartments, 39 efficiency apartments, 213 dormitory rooms, 13 Guest House rooms, and 2 year round private houses. Location: Hours of Operation: Research Support Building (400A), 20 Brookhaven Avenue Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to Midnight Reservations: (631) 344-2541 or 344-2551 Saturday: Closed* Fax: (631) 344-3098 Sunday: 4:00 pm to Midnight

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White House | OpenEI Community  

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White House White House Home Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 16 August, 2013 - 12:21 New report from White House outlines largest problems facing United States energy grid energy grid OpenEI President Smart Grid United States White House Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 30 August, 2012 - 15:16 Historic Fuel Standards auto fuel efficiency obama standards vehicle White House On Tuesday, Ray Lahood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Lisa P. Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, unveiled the joint effort, along with the Obama Administration, to create record fuel standards for vehicles built between 2017 and 2025. Syndicate content 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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

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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.

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138

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...

139

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...

140

Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region | Department of Energy  

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Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region July 17, 2012 - 1:59pm Addthis Lynn Meyer Presidential Management Fellow, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Passive is not how I would characterize the D.C. area. Ambitious, passionate, and up for a challenge -- now, that more aptly describes the Capital region and the mission of bringing passive houses to the area. A passive house meets rigorous, voluntary energy efficiency standards and requires little energy for heating or cooling. The construction of passive housing is typically more expensive upfront, but owners can recoup their investment through energy savings. Brothers Eric Lin, an interior designer, and Roger Lin, a former real estate attorney, teamed up to build a high end passive house, which just

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Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region | Department of Energy  

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Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region July 17, 2012 - 1:59pm Addthis Lynn Meyer Presidential Management Fellow, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Passive is not how I would characterize the D.C. area. Ambitious, passionate, and up for a challenge -- now, that more aptly describes the Capital region and the mission of bringing passive houses to the area. A passive house meets rigorous, voluntary energy efficiency standards and requires little energy for heating or cooling. The construction of passive housing is typically more expensive upfront, but owners can recoup their investment through energy savings. Brothers Eric Lin, an interior designer, and Roger Lin, a former real estate attorney, teamed up to build a high end passive house, which just

142

Theoretical Minimum Energy Use of a Building HVAC System  

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This paper investigates the theoretical minimum energy use required by the HVAC system in a particular code compliant office building. This limit might be viewed as the "Carnot Efficiency" for HVAC system. It assumes that all ventilation and air conditioning in the building are provided using the minimum energy value that does not violate physical law.

Tanskyi, O.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

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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Energy Efficiency Standards for Federal Buildings | Building...  

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Regulations Site Map Printable Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Determinations Federal Buildings Manufactured Housing Resource Center Energy Efficiency Standards...

145

Affordable housing: Reducing the energy cost burden  

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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

146

Quantum games and minimum entropy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper analyze Nash's equilibrium (maximum utility MU) and its relations with the order state(minimum entropy ME). I introduce the concept of minimum entropy as a paradigm of both Nash-Hayek's equilibrium. The ME concept is related to Quantum Games. ...

Edward Jiménez

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MINIMUM SECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL  

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March 2006 MINIMUM SECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL INFORMATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS: FEDERAL INFORMATION PROCESSING STANDARD (FIPS) 200 APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE MINIMUM SECURITY REQUIREMENTS BY THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE Shirley Radack, EditorShirley Radack, Editor Computer Security Division

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List of Whole House Fans Incentives | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Whole House Fans Incentives Whole House Fans Incentives Jump to: navigation, search The following contains the list of 26 Whole House Fans Incentives. CSV (rows 1 - 26) Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Gas and Electric) - Farm Equipment Energy Efficiency Incentives (Iowa) Utility Rebate Program Iowa Agricultural Agricultural Equipment Ceiling Fan Clothes Washers Custom/Others pending approval Dishwasher Doors Heat recovery Lighting Motor VFDs Motors Refrigerators Water Heaters Windows Whole House Fans Room Air Conditioners Ground Source Heat Pumps Yes Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light - Farm Equipment Energy Efficiency Incentives (Minnesota) Utility Rebate Program Minnesota Agricultural Agricultural Equipment

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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...

150

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...

151

" 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....

152

" 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...

153

" 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....

154

" 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....

155

" 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....

156

" 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....

157

" 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....

158

" 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...

159

" 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...

160

" 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...

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161

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

162

" 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...

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" 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...

164

What is a low-energy house?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Traditionally, a ``low-energy`` house has been one that used little energy for space heating. But space heating typically accounts for less than half of the energy used by new US homes, and for low heating energy homes, space heating is often the third largest end use, behind water heating and appliances, and sometimes behind cooling. Low space heat alone cannot identify a low-energy house. To better understand the determinants of a low-energy house, we collected data on housing characteristics, incremental costs, and energy measurements from energy-efficient houses around the world and in a range of climates. We compare the energy required to provide thermal comfort as well as water heating, and other appliances. We do not have a single definition of a low-energy house, but through comparisons of actual buildings, we show how different definitions and quantitative indicators fail. In comparing the energy use of whole houses, weather normalization can be important, but for cases in which heating or cooling energy is surpassed by other end uses, other normalization methods must be used.

Litt, B.R.; Meier, A.K.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation  

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the prescriptive method for compliance and establish minimum thermal envelope insulation, fenestration requirements, duct insulation levels, and lighting equipment...

166

Multifamily Housing: Looking for Energy Solutions  

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operating operating costs, increase resident satisfaction, and enhance the value of your properties. Turn to an ENERGY STAR ® Service and Product Provider Partner ENERGY STAR Service and Product Providers (SPPs) have the experience and tools to implement energy-efficient strategies that are right for you. Following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Guidelines for Energy Management, a proven strategy developed from ENERGY STAR partner successes, SPPs can help your organization gain control of energy consumption and costs. Energy Efficiency Benefits the Multifamily Housing Industry, Your Tenants, and the Environment ENERGY STAR SPPs can help multifamily housing owners and managers reap the financial and environmental benefits of superior energy

167

Advanced House Framing | Department of Energy  

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Advanced House Framing Advanced House Framing Advanced House Framing April 13, 2012 - 7:57pm Addthis Two-story home using advanced framing techniques. Two-story home using advanced framing techniques. Advanced house framing means materials, labor, and heating and cooling cost savings because the approach: Uses less lumber and generates less waste than typical framing methods. Increases energy efficiency by replacing lumber with insulation material, resulting in a higher whole-wall R-value through reduced thermal bridging and increased insulation. How does it work? Advanced framing works structurally by aligning framing members directly over each other to transfer the load from roof trusses or rafters to second floor wall studs, to floor joists, to first floor studs to the foundation,

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Retrofitting the Southeast: The Cool Energy House  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings has provided the technical engineering and building science support for a highly visible demonstration home in connection with the National Association of Home Builders' International Builders Show. The two previous projects, the Las Vegas net-zero ReVISION House and the 2011 VISION and ReVISION Houses in Orlando, met goals for energy efficiency, cost effectiveness, and information dissemination through multiple web-based venues. This project, which was unveiled at the 2012 International Builders Show in Orlando on February 9, is the deep energy retrofit Cool Energy House (CEH). The CEH began as a mid-1990s two-story traditional specification house of about 4,000 ft2 in the upscale Orlando suburb of Windermere.

Zoeller, W.; Shapiro, C.; Vijayakumar, G.; Puttagunta, S.

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

170

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

171

Minimum Gas Service Standards (Ohio)  

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

Natural gas companies in Ohio are required to follow the Minimum Gas Service Standards, which are set and enforced by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. These rules are found in chapter 4901...

172

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...

173

Energy Efficiency | Department of Energy  

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take advantage of Xcel Energy's rebate programs that cut the cost of whole-house energy efficiency upgrades. February 22, 2010 Service Members Aim High -- for Energy Savings...

174

Energy Efficiency | Department of Energy  

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in just 15 years. January 12, 2010 Georgia Nonprofit Spreads the Word About Energy Efficiency CHRIS Kids, which provides housing to disadvantaged young people, is upgrading its...

175

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.

176

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:

177

Green and High Performance Factory Crafted Housing  

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In the U.S., factory-built housing greater than 400 square feet is built either to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) code for mobile homes or site-built codes for modular housing. During the last few years, as the production of HUD code housing has dwindled, many leading edge factory builders have started building modular homes to compete with site-built housing and stay in business. As part of the Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP) we have assisted in the design and construction of several “green” and high performance modular homes that Palm Harbor Homes, Florida Division (PHH) has built for the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in 2006, 2007, and 2008. This paper will summarize the design features and the “green” and energy-efficient certification processes conducted for the 2008 show homes, one of which received the very first E-Scale produced by BAIHP for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Builders Challenge program.

Thomas-Rees, S.; Chasar, D.; Chandra, S.; Stroer, D.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

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

179

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"

180

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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181

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...

182

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...

183

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...

184

" 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...

185

" 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...

186

" 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...

187

" 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...

188

" 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...

189

" 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...

190

" 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...

191

" 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...

192

" 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...

193

" 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...

194

" 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...

195

" 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...

196

" 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...

197

Atrium House solar revitalization  

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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

198

" 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...

199

" 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...

200

" 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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201

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

202

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

203

2001 Housing Characteristics Detailed Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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

204

Before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee | Department...  

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

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Subject: DOE's Clean Energy R&D Activities 6-15-11FinalTestimonyKelly.pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Science, Space,...

205

Minimum cost model energy code envelope requirements  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes the analysis underlying development of the U.S. Department of Energy`s proposed revisions of the Council of American Building Officials (CABO) 1993 Model Energy Code (MEC) building thermal envelope requirements for single-family and low-rise multifamily residences. This analysis resulted in revised MEC envelope conservation levels based on an objective methodology that determined the minimum-cost combination of energy efficiency measures (EEMs) for residences in different locations around the United States. The proposed MEC revision resulted from a cost-benefit analysis from the consumer`s perspective. In this analysis, the costs of the EEMs were balanced against the benefit of energy savings. Detailed construction, financial, economic, and fuel cost data were compiled, described in a technical support document, and incorporated in the analysis. A cost minimization analysis was used to compare the present value of the total long-nm costs for several alternative EEMs and to select the EEMs that achieved the lowest cost for each location studied. This cost minimization was performed for 881 cities in the United States, and the results were put into the format used by the MEC. This paper describes the methodology for determining minimum-cost energy efficiency measures for ceilings, walls, windows, and floors and presents the results in the form of proposed revisions to the MEC. The proposed MEC revisions would, on average, increase the stringency of the MEC by about 10%.

Connor, C.C.; Lucas, R.G.; Turchen, S.J.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

2011 EnergyValue Housing Award Report  

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This report details the simulation tool(s) and energy modeling methodology followed in making the energy efficiency estimates and documents the estimated performance of the EVHA award winning houses in comparison with the Building America Benchmark and the associated House Simulation Protocols. A summary of each building and its features is included with a brief description of the project and the judges' comments. The purpose of this report is to assess the energy performance of the 2011 EVHA winners as well as align the EVHA Program with the Building America Program.

Sagan, D.; Del Bianco, M.; Wood, A.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Whole-House Systems Approach | Department of Energy  

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Systems Approach Systems Approach Whole-House Systems Approach April 26, 2012 - 10:17am Addthis The whole-house systems approach used to design this ultra-efficient home at Lone Star Ranch in Frisco, Texas, resulted in a home that consumes no more energy that its renewable energy systems produce. Photo from Building Science Corporation. The whole-house systems approach used to design this ultra-efficient home at Lone Star Ranch in Frisco, Texas, resulted in a home that consumes no more energy that its renewable energy systems produce. Photo from Building Science Corporation. What does this mean for me? Reduced utility and maintenance costs Increased comfort How does it work? Using a whole-house systems approach, it is possible to design and build or renovate a house that produces as much energy as it uses over the course of

208

Energy Department Announces Winners of Housing Innovation Awards |  

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Department Announces Winners of Housing Innovation Awards Department Announces Winners of Housing Innovation Awards Energy Department Announces Winners of Housing Innovation Awards October 25, 2013 - 1:21pm Addthis The Energy Department announced winners of the first-ever Housing Innovation Awards, recognizing 46 diverse industry leaders bringing the best in energy efficient building technologies and design to new and older homes and helping households save money. The competition, coordinated by the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, offered rigorous application criteria within four building categories: DOE Challenge Home Builders, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Participating Contractors, Excellence in Building Science Educator of the Year, and Building America Top Innovations. The Housing Innovation Awards recognize leading builders,

209

Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies  

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Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies SylviaWe assess alternative research designs for minimum wageAllegretto: Institute for Research on Labor and Employment,

Allegretto, Sylvia; Dube, Arindrajit; Reich, Michael; Zipperer, Ben

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight - Committee on  

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& Oversight - & Oversight - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Testimony of Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology 5-8-12_Kathleen_Hogan_FT.pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce Notice of proposed rulemaking, Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Design Standards for New Federal Buildings, 75 Fed. Reg. 29,933 (May 28, 2010) 2010 DOE Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan - Report to the White

211

Greenbuilt Retrofit Test House Final Report  

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Greenbuilt Retrofit Test House Greenbuilt Retrofit Test House Final Report B. Sparn, K. Hudon, L. Earle, C. Booten, and P. C. Tabares-Velasco National Renewable Energy Laboratory G. Barker and C. E. Hancock Mountain Energy Partnership Technical Report NREL/TP-5500-54009 October 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Greenbuilt Retrofit Test House Final Report B. Sparn, K. Hudon, L. Earle, C. Booten, and P. C. Tabares-Velasco National Renewable Energy Laboratory G. Barker and C. E. Hancock

212

Price discovery and information diffusion in the Perth housing market 1988-2000.  

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??[Truncated abstract] This thesis examines informational efficiency and price discovery processes within the Perth housing market for the period 1988-2000 by utilising a rich source… (more)

Costello, Greg

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

U.S. Residential Housing Weather-Adjusted Site Energy Intensity  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Glossary Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page > Energy Intensities >Table 6b U.S. Residential Housing Weather-Adjusted Site Energy Intensity

214

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

215

House, home, and community : good models for graduate student housing  

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This thesis explores the planning and design of on-campus housing for graduate students in urban context. This study reviews the prevailing models of on-campus housing nationally and discusses the new concepts of future ...

Han, Jienan, 1978-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Development and Online Opertation of Minimum Bias Triggers in ATLAS  

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The design of minimum bias triggers should allow for a highly efficient selection on pp-collisions, while minimising any possible bias in the event selection. In ATLAS two main minimum bias triggers have been developed using complementary technologies. A hardware based first level trigger, consisting of 32 plastic scintillators, has proven to efficienctly select pp-interactions. In particular during the start-up phase this trigger played a crucial role for the commissioning of the central trigger processor and detector sub-systems. A complementary selection is achieved by a multi-level minimum bias trigger, seeded off a random trigger on filled bunches. For the event selection at higher trigger levels a dedicated algorithm was developed, able to cope with around 86 millions of detector signals per bunch-crossing. We will present these trigger systems and their deployment online, highlighting their performance and trigger efficiencies. We outline as well the operation with increasing beam intensities and lumin...

Martin, T; The ATLAS collaboration

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Sod House Furnishings  

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House Furnishings House Furnishings Nature Bulletin No. 666 February 10, 1962 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation SOD HOUSE FURNISHINGS Last year, after we issued Bulletin No. 620-A about the sod houses built by early settlers on the Great Plains, there were numerous requests for this one about the furnishings in those unique dwellings. If they seem meager and inadequate, bear in mind that, with rare exceptions, the pioneers were so poor that some had nothing but iron determination and courage. After the Civil War, ex-soldiers from both armies "pulled up stakes and lit out" for Nebraska, Kansas, or Texas. Under the Homestead Act of 1862, anyone who had not been a Rebel could "file" on and obtain, free, a quarter-section (160 acres) of "government land" -- public domain -- and, by paying $200, claim and pre-empt another. There were no restrictions on purchases from land companies, nor from the railroads that had been granted millions of acres.

218

Energy Housing Characteristics Tables RECS 2001  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Climate Zone PDF. Year of Construction PDF. Household Income PDF. Type of Housing Unit PDF. Type of Owner-Occupied Housing Unit PDF: Type of Rented Housing ...

219

Important notice about using /house  

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Important notice about using house Important notice about using house July 6, 2012 (0 Comments) Description There have been a lot of issues recently with NFS hangs on the gpint...

220

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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221

Commit to Energy Efficiency Campaign Pledge Form  

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Specifying and Selecting I will request energy-efficient products that meet or exceed FEMP-designated or ENERGY STAR minimum efficiency requirements whenever I specify,...

222

Housing in the Gaithersburg Area  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... NIST and Metro. http://www.higaithersburg.com/ Hyatt House Gaithersburg - 200 Skidmore Blvd. Gaithersburg, MD 20877 ...

223

White_House_0921.pdf | Department of Energy  

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WhiteHouse0921.pdf WhiteHouse0921.pdf WhiteHouse0921.pdf More Documents & Publications THE WHITE HOUSE THE WHITE HOUSE WhiteHouseeconomicrpt021...

224

Keystone HELP- EnergyWorks Efficiency Loan Program  

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

The Keystone HELP Program is designed to help homeowners improve energy efficiency with special financing for high-efficiency heating, air conditioning, insulation, windows, doors, and “whole house...

225

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

226

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

3 Lighting Usage Indicators by Type of Housing Unit, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"Type of Housing Unit" ,"Housing Units (millions)","Single-Family Units",,"Apartments in...

227

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

3 Household Characteristics by Owner-Occupied Housing Unit, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,," Owner-Occupied Housing Units (millions)","Type of Owner-Occupied Housing Unit"...

228

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page > Energy Intensities >Table 7a Glossary U.S. Residential Housing Primary Page Last Revised: July 2009

229

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Glossary Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency > Residential Buildings Energy Intensities > Table 4 Total Square Feet of U.S. Housing Units

230

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page > Energy Intensities > Table 5c Glossary U.S. Residential Housing Site Page Last Revised: July 2009

231

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency Page > Energy Intensities >Table 7b Glossary U.S. Residential Housing Primary Energy Intensity

232

Housing characteristics 1993  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report, Housing Characteristics 1993, presents statistics about the energy-related characteristics of US households. These data were collected in the 1993 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) -- the ninth in a series of nationwide energy consumption surveys conducted since 1978 by the Energy Information Administration of the US Department of Energy. Over 7 thousand households were surveyed, representing 97 million households nationwide. A second report, to be released in late 1995, will present statistics on residential energy consumption and expenditures.

NONE

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Flying Squirrels and Houses  

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Flying Squirrels and Houses Flying Squirrels and Houses Name: Kathy Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: How do you get rid of flying squirrels in the attic of a Cape style home that has limited access to the attic? There is blown in insulation so we cannot see to the end of the house where we hear them, nor can a person crawl in to see anything. We have used d-con bars, mouse traps and have-a-heart traps in the crawl spaces we can reach, but have caught nothing. Replies: Place a statue of an owl near the entrance the squirrels are using. Owls are their motal enemies and this technique works for birds as well. Steve Sample You will not be able to solve this problem until you find the way they go in and out. Usually the easiest way is to look for light coming in from outside while in the dark attic, but if you can't see it that way do a thorough search of the outside. A flying squirrel does not need a very big hole, maybe 2" or less diameter. They go out at night so once you find the hole close it up at night while they are out. Good luck.

234

First Annual Housing Innovation Award Winners Announced | ornl.gov  

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In Brief In Brief First Annual Housing Innovation Award Winners Announced November 22, 2013 Figure 5. Weiss Building & Development, LLC, System Home in River Forest, Illinois, 2013 Grand Winner for Systems Builder at the Housing Innovation Awards. Chicagoland's First Certified Passive House. On October 4, 2013, the US Department of Energy (DOE) presented the inaugural winners of the firstever Housing Innovation Awards. The Awards recognize 46 diverse industry leaders bringing the best in energy efficient building technologies and design to new and older homes and helping households save money. The competition, coordinated by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, offered rigorous application criteria within four building categories: DOE Challenge Home Builders, Home

235

Before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee...  

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

the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Before the House Transportation and Infrastructure...

236

Co-Designing Sustainable Communities: The Identification and Incorporation of Social Performance Metrics in Native American Sustainable Housing and Renewable Energy System Design  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Development of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems formodels related to sustainable, energy efficient buildingof Water and Energy Efficient Sustainable Housing with the

Shelby, Ryan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

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

238

Housing Diversity and Consolidation in Low-Income Colonias: Patterns of House Form and Household Arrangements in Colonias of the US-Mexico Border  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Colonias are low-income settlements on the US-Mexico border characterized by poor infrastructure, minimum services, and an active housing construction with a high self-help and self-management component. Housing in colonias is very diverse showing house forms that include temporary and permanent structures, campers, trailers or manufactured houses and conventional homes. Most of this housing does not meet construction standards and codes and is considered substandard. Colonias households are also of diverse nature and composition including single households, nuclear and extended families, as well as multiple households sharing lots. This wide variety of house forms and households in colonias fits poorly within the nuclear household, single family detached housing idealized by conventional low-income housing projects, programs and policies. As a result, colonias marginally benefit from the resources available to them and continue to depend mostly on the individual efforts of their inhabitants. This research identifies the housing diversity and the process of housing consolidation in colonias of the US-Mexico border by looking at the patterns of house form and household arrangements in colonias of South Texas. Ten colonias located to the east of the city of Laredo along Highway 359 in Webb County, Texas were selected based on their characteristics, data availability and accessibility. Data collected included periodic aerial images of the colonias spanning a period of 28 years, household information from the 2000 census disaggregated at the block level for these colonias, and information from a field survey and a semi structured interview made to a random sample of 123 households between February and June 2007. The survey collected information about house form and household characteristics. The survey also incorporated descriptive accounts on how households completed their house from the initial structure built or set on the lot until the current house form. Data was compiled and analyzed using simple statistical methods looking for identifiable patterns on house form and household characteristics and changes over time. Findings showed that housing in colonias is built and consolidated following identifiable patterns of successive changes to the house form. Findings also showed that households in colonias share characteristics that change over time in similar ways. These results suggest similarities of colonias with extra-legal settlements in other developing areas. Based on these findings, the study reflects on possible considerations that could improve the impact of projects, programs and policies directed to support colonias and improve colonias housing.

Reimers-Arias, Carlos Alberto

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee on  

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

Power and Subcommittee Power and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce By: Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Subject: Energy Efficiency 7-12-12_Kathleen_Hogan_FT More Documents & Publications Before the House Subcommittees on Oversight and Energy - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Energy Savings Contracts Webinar, May 20, 2013

240

LBNL's In-House Energy Management Program  

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1 1 LBNL's In-House Energy Management Program IHEM retrofit projects save Berkeley Lab $2.3 million per year in electricity costs. The increase in energy use after 1994 reflects the start-up of new experimental facilities. Technologies developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Center for Building Science have helped energy users in the U.S. and throughout the world save energy since the 1970s. To save energy and money by applying energy-efficient technology and practices in its own facilities, as well as set an example for the rest of the world, Berkeley Lab launched an energy-savings program in 1985. The efforts of the In-House Energy Management Program (IHEM) have led to an annual savings of $2.3 million in energy costs at Berkeley Lab. Additional benefits include reduced

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241

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

242

NCNR Summer School Housing Information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 2010 NCNR/NSF Summer School Housing Information. Registration for the Summer School will be on May 9th, 2010 from 4-7 pm. ...

243

NCNR Summer School Housing Information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 2008 NCNR/NSF Summer School Housing Information. Registration for the Summer School will be on June 22nd, 2008 from 4-7 pm. ...

244

NCNR Summer School Housing Information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... CHRNS Logo. Last modified 13-April-2011 by website owner: NCNR (attn: Jeff Krzywon). 2011 NCNR/NSF Summer School Housing Information. ...

245

Multifamily housing resources | ENERGY STAR  

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manufacturing resources K-12 school resources Multifamily housing resources Restaurant resources Retail resources Senior care resources Small business resources State and...

246

Greenbuilt Retrofit Test House Final Report  

SciTech Connect

The Greenbuilt house, is an all-electric, 1980's era home in the eastern Sacramento suburb of Fair Oaks that was retrofit by Greenbuilt Construction as part of Sacramento Municipal Utility District's (SMUD) Energy Efficient Remodel Demonstration (EERD) Program. The project was a joint effort between the design-build team at Greenbuilt Construction, led by Jim Bayless, SMUD and their project manager Mike Keesee, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The goal of the Energy Efficient Remodel Demonstration program is to work with local builders to renovate homes with cost-effective energy efficient retrofit measures. The homes remodeled under the EERD program are intended to showcase energy efficient retrofit options for homeowners and other builders. The Greenbuilt house is one of five EERD projects that NREL has supported. NREL's main role in these projects is to provide energy analysis and to monitor the home's performance after the retrofit to verify that the energy consumption is in line with the modeling predictions. NREL also performed detailed monitoring on the more innovative equipment included in these remodels, such as an add-on heat pump water heater.

Sparn, B.; Hudon, K.; Earle, L.; Booten, C.; Tabares-Velasco, P. C.; Barker, G.; Hancock, C. E.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Review of the thermal energy standards for manufactured housing proposed by the Manufactured Housing Institute Consensus Committee  

SciTech Connect

Congress passed legislation that requires the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to revise the energy efficiency standards for manufactured housing contained in the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (MHCSS). The Manufactured Housing Institute's Consensus Committee (MHICC) proposed revised standards to HUD based on an analysis contained in a 1989 report by E. Levy. This document is primarily a review of the Levy report, including the methods and inputs to that analysis. The approach to be used in developing the revised standard was specified by Congress as a cost-benefit analysis in which the costs of energy efficiency measures (EEM) were balanced against the benefits of energy savings. The resulting optimum specified an overall level of energy efficiency in terms of a maximum allowable building shell U-value (overall thermal transmittance) that produced the lowest life-cycle cost to the owner of a manufactured home. In his 1989 analysis, this was the general approach used by Levy.

Conner, C.C.

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Terrace housing : providing quality in higher-density housing  

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The higher demand of higher-density housing in Bangkok due to the rapid growth of the economy and the use of high-performance materials and modern construction methods has changed the forms of housing from low-rise buildings ...

Atthakor, Songpol

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Zero forcing parameters and minimum rank problems  

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The zero forcing number Z(G), which is the minimum number of vertices in a zero forcing set of a graph G, is used to study the maximum nullity / minimum rank of the family of symmetric matrices described by G. It is shown that for a connected graph of order at least two, no vertex is in every zero forcing set. The positive semidefinite zero forcing number Z_+(G) is introduced, and shown to be equal to |G|-OS(G), where OS(G) is the recently defined ordered set number that is a lower bound for minimum positive semidefinite rank. The positive semidefinite zero forcing number is applied to the computation of positive semidefinite minimum rank of certain graphs. An example of a graph for which the real positive symmetric semidefinite minimum rank is greater than the complex Hermitian positive semidefinite minimum rank is presented.

Barioli, Francesco; Fallat, Shaun M; Hall, H Tracy; Hogben, Leslie; Shader, Bryan; Driessche, P van den; van der Holst, Hein

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Energy Efficiency | Department of Energy  

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

non-profit organization in St. Paul, Minnesota, helps local residents take advantage of Xcel Energy's rebate programs that cut the cost of whole-house energy efficiency upgrades....

251

FEMP technical assistance case study: greening of the White House  

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White House upgrades fit into five action categories: 1. Energy efficiency. Improved windows; lighting; plug loads; and heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. 0 2. Building ecology. Higher standards for energy-efficient purchasing and indoor air quality. 1138 3. Air, water, and landscape. Improved landscape and outdoor air The Greening of the Mite House sets a precedent for other Federal buildings. quality practices, water conservation, and reduced water pollution. 4. Materials waste and resource management. Improved solid waste management and recycling; hazardous waste, pesticide, and toxic substance management 5. Managerial and human factors. Improved environmental management systems, operations and maintenance, and procurement practices.

NONE

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

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

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

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

253

NM-TRIBE-PUEBLO OF POJOAQUE HOUSING CORPORATION  

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

NM-TRIBE-PUEBLO OF POJOAQUE HOUSING CORPORATION NM-TRIBE-PUEBLO OF POJOAQUE HOUSING CORPORATION Location: Tribe NM-TRIBE- PUEBLO OF POJOAQUE HOUSING CORPORATION NM American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Pueblo of Pojoaque Housing Corporation plans to improve the energy efficiency of six tribal homes located in White Sands Village by removing and replacing inefficient single-pane windows with double- pane, metal-clad wood windows. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

254

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

255

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

256

Cape Charles - STIP Minimum Sustainability Requirements (Virginia...  

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Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon Cape Charles - STIP Minimum Sustainability Requirements (Virginia) This is the approved revision of this page, as well as...

257

Parabolic equations without a minimum principle.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In this thesis, we consider several parabolic equations for which the minimum principle fails. We first consider a two-point boundary value problem for a one… (more)

Pang, Huadong

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

THE WHITE HOUSE  

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

WASHINGTON August 29, 1994 MEMORANDUM FOR CABINET MEMBER AND FULL-TIME EXECUTIVE BRANCH PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTEES FROM: LLOYD N. CUTLER SPECIAL COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT SUBJECT: Use of Company Aircraft and Accommodations As Presidential appointees, the actions we take reflect directly upon this Administration and on the President. We must therefore adhere strictly to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (Standards), 5. C.F.R. Part 2635. In addition, we must meet the even higher standard of avoiding conduct, however lawful, that public opinion regards as inappropriate for a Presidential appointee. In this spirit, the White House Chief of Staff has directed me to issue the following policy on the use, by Cabinet members and other full-time Executive Branch Presidential

259

THE WHITE HOUSE  

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

Energy Efficiency Action Plan Energy Efficiency Action Plan Today, President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao announced the launch of a new U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Action Plan to strengthen the economy, improve energy security and combat climate change by reducing energy waste in both countries. The United States and China consume over 40 percent of global energy resources, costing businesses and households in the two countries roughly $1.5 trillion per year. Working together to improve energy efficiency in buildings, industry and consumer products, the United States and China can reduce spending on imported and highly polluting sources of energy and reinvest in new sources of economic growth and job creation. The U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Action Plan will help achieve this through:

260

The European Passive House Concept  

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The European Passive House Concept The European Passive House Concept Speaker(s): Nabih Tahan Date: January 13, 2009 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Nabih will describe the European Passive House concept and modern, home manufacturing methods in Austria. The Passive House is a European standard for a specific way to build a house that consumes very little energy, is comfortable and has a high indoor air quality. It is a cost effective method of building, where conventional heating systems are eliminated, and their cost is reinvested in super insulation, super air-tightness and heat recovery. Free heat generated from electrical and gas appliances and lighting is recycled through the heat recovery ventilator. This results in buildings that consume 80% to 90% less heating energy while constantly

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261

House Report 108-576, FY 2005 House Report for Commerce ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

“Taken from House Report 108-576, FY 2005 House Report for Commerce, Justice, and State Appropriations bill…”. SCIENTIFIC ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

262

DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS...  

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

MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY...

263

White House Mission Requests Memorandum | Department of Energy  

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

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

264

Stochastic Variational Approach to Minimum Uncertainty States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We introduce a new variational characterization of Gaussian diffusion processes as minimum uncertainty states. We then define a variational method constrained by kinematics of diffusions and Schr\\"{o}dinger dynamics to seek states of local minimum uncertainty for general non-harmonic potentials.

F. Illuminati; L. Viola

1995-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

265

A New Minimum Temperature Record for Oklahoma  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A minimum temperature of ?31°F (?35°C) was recorded at Nowata, Oklahoma, on 10 February 2011. This exceeded the previous record minimum temperature for Oklahoma of ?27°F (?32.8°C). The Nowata station is in the Oklahoma Mesonet network. High pressure was ...

Gary McManus; Thomas W. Schmidlin; Christopher A. Fiebrich

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Demonstrating Modernism: Richard Neutra's Early Model Houses  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

88 Richard Neutra, Plywood Demonstration House, Los Angeles,Thomas Hines, “Neutra’s All-Plywood House: A Design for anFigure 32. Richard Neutra, Plywood Demonstration House, Los

Peltakian, Danielle

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Million U.S. Housing Units Total...............................  

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

Attached 2 to 4 Units Table HC2.12 Home Electronics Usage Indicators by Type of Housing Unit, 2005 5 or More Units Mobile Homes Type of Housing Unit Housing Units (millions)...

268

The BLOOMhouse:Zero Net Energy Housing  

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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

269

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

270

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

271

Total U.S. Housing Units.......................................  

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

Census Division Total Northeast Energy Information Administration 2005 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Million U.S. Housing Units...

272

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

3 Lighting Usage Indicators by Number of Household Members, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"Number of Households With --" ,"Housing Units (millions)" ,,"1 Member","2...

273

Total U.S. Housing Units.................................  

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

Housing Units (millions) Single-Family Units Apartments in Buildings With-- Space Heating Usage Indicators Million U.S. Housing Units Detached Attached Energy Information...

274

Total U.S. Housing Units.......................................  

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

Census Division Total Midwest Energy Information Administration 2005 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Million U.S. Housing Units...

275

Total U.S. Housing Units.......................................  

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

New York Florida Texas California Energy Information Administration 2005 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics U.S. Housing Units...

276

Total U.S. Housing Units.......................................  

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

(millions) Census Division Total South Energy Information Administration 2005 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Million U.S. Housing Units...

277

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

7 Air-Conditioning Usage Indicators by Number of Household Members, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"Number of Households With --" ,"Housing Units (millions)" ,,"1 Member","2...

278

Wind-Driven House Fire, Texas, 2009  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wind-Driven House Fire, Texas 2009. ... Selected Publications. Simulation of the Dynamics of a Wind-Driven Fire in a Ranch-Style House - Texas. ...

2012-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

279

White House Office of Manufacturing Policy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... and private, federal, state, and regional.” The White House Office of ... has directed the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) housed within the ...

2011-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

280

Case Study 1 - Ventilation in Manufactured Houses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Ventilation in Manufactured Houses. ... fan operation, an outdoor air intake duct installed on the forced-air return, and whole house exhaust with and ...

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281

Whole-House Ventilation | Department of Energy  

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air quality. There are four basic mechanical whole-house ventilation systems -- exhaust, supply, balanced, and energy recovery. Comparison of Whole-House Ventilation Systems...

282

Public housing renovation : an opportunity for a better housing environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The central hypothesis of this study is that the current renovation program of public housing projects is based on a predominantly physical perspective. Understanding the administrative and implementation aspects of the ...

Jordán F., Pablo (Jordán Fuchs)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

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

284

Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This final report summarizes the work conducted by the Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (www.baihp.org) for the period 9/1/99-6/30/06. BAIHP is led by the Florida Solar Energy Center of the University of Central Florida and focuses on factory built housing. In partnership with over 50 factory and site builders, work was performed in two main areas--research and technical assistance. In the research area--through site visits in over 75 problem homes, we discovered the prime causes of moisture problems in some manufactured homes and our industry partners adopted our solutions to nearly eliminate this vexing problem. Through testing conducted in over two dozen housing factories of six factory builders we documented the value of leak free duct design and construction which was embraced by our industry partners and implemented in all the thousands of homes they built. Through laboratory test facilities and measurements in real homes we documented the merits of 'cool roof' technologies and developed an innovative night sky radiative cooling concept currently being tested. We patented an energy efficient condenser fan design, documented energy efficient home retrofit strategies after hurricane damage, developed improved specifications for federal procurement for future temporary housing, compared the Building America benchmark to HERS Index and IECC 2006, developed a toolkit for improving the accuracy and speed of benchmark calculations, monitored the field performance of over a dozen prototype homes and initiated research on the effectiveness of occupancy feedback in reducing household energy use. In the technical assistance area we provided systems engineering analysis, conducted training, testing and commissioning that have resulted in over 128,000 factory built and over 5,000 site built homes which are saving their owners over $17,000,000 annually in energy bills. These include homes built by Palm Harbor Homes, Fleetwood, Southern Energy Homes, Cavalier and the manufacturers participating in the Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Home program. We worked with over two dozen Habitat for Humanity affiliates and helped them build over 700 Energy Star or near Energy Star homes. We have provided technical assistance to several show homes constructed for the International builders show in Orlando, FL and assisted with other prototype homes in cold climates that save 40% over the benchmark reference. In the Gainesville Fl area we have several builders that are consistently producing 15 to 30 homes per month in several subdivisions that meet the 30% benchmark savings goal. We have contributed to the 2006 DOE Joule goals by providing two community case studies meeting the 30% benchmark goal in marine climates.

McIlvaine, Janet; Chandra, Subrato; Barkaszi, Stephen; Beal, David; Chasar, David; Colon, Carlos; Fonorow, Ken; Gordon, Andrew; Hoak, David; Hutchinson, Stephanie; Lubliner, Mike; Martin, Eric; McCluney, Ross; McGinley, Mark; McSorley, Mike; Moyer, Neil; Mullens, Mike; Parker, Danny; Sherwin, John; Vieira, Rob; Wichers, Susan

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

285

Microsoft Word - Ex Parte Memo re Manufactured Housing  

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

May 6, 2013 May 6, 2013 Re Ex Parte Communication On Wednesday May 1, 2013, a group of non-profit and state energy efficiency advocates met with representatives of the Department of Energy to discuss the efficiency standards for Manufactured Housing. See Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Housing, Docket No. EERE-2009-BT-BC-0021, 75 Fed. Reg. 7556 (Feb. 22, 2010). The efficiency advocates presented information on: a) manufactured homes production, percent of production of manufactured homes that meet energy star standards, and TVA programs to encourage purchase of energy star manufactured homes; b) the need for coordination between DOE and HUD regarding manufactured homes; c) additional information DOE should obtain concerning the impact of air sealing.

286

HOUSINGS AND MOUNTINGS FOR CENTRIFUGES  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A protective housing for a gas centrifuge comprises a slidable connection between flanges and framework portions for absorbing rotational energy in case of bursting of the rotor and a sealing means for sealing the rotor chamber.

Rushing, F.C.

1960-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

287

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"None",78.1,15.9,10.5,2.9,2.3,1.3,4,5.4,1.6,2.5,1.3 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,15.3,10.3,3,2.1,1.3,3.9,5.1,1.4,2.5,1.2 "No",44.7,10.3,7.4,1....

288

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"None",78.1,32.6,17.2,2.3,2.8,5.6,2.3,4.2,5.5,2,3.5,9.9,6.7,3.2 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,25.1,13.3,1.8,1.9,4.3,2.3,3,4,1.5,2.6,7.7,5.4,2.3...

289

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"None",78.1,17.2,6,2.8,1.3,1.4,3.2,1.9,1.3,11.2,8,3.2 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,16.4,4.9,2.4,1.2,1.2,2.5,1.5,1.1,11.5,8.6,2.9...

290

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"None",78.1,46.3,31.8,36.7,6.9,2.6,2.3,0.9,6.2,2,15.2,4.2,1.2 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,49.9,18.2,42.2,4.8,2.5,1.4,0.8,3.5,1.3,7.9,3.1,0.6...

291

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"Some",18,7.6,4.6,2.2,2.5,1.1 "None",78.1,23.6,25.5,9.9,14.9,4.2 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,22.2,20.4,9.7,11.5,4.3 "No",44.7,16.3,14.7,4.4,7.5,1.9 "Don't...

292

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"Some",18,3.4,5.1,5.2,4.2 "None",78.1,12.4,15.9,32.6,17.2 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,11.2,15.3,25.1,16.4 "No",44.7,9.4,10.3,16.8,8.3 "Don't...

293

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

"Some",18,4,6.3,3,2.4,2.3 "None",78.1,22.7,23,12.3,11.2,8.8 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,16.2,22.2,11.2,10.3,8.1 "No",44.7,14.8,13.4,6.8,5.3,4.5...

294

Long-Term Results: New Construction Occupied Test House, Urbana, Illinois  

SciTech Connect

For this study, a house was designed and built to the Passive House (Passivhaus) Standard for low energy consumption. The house incorporates an airtight, super-insulated thermal enclosure, southern facing windows with overhangs, a single point mini-split heat pump and electric resistance heaters, and a balanced energy recovery ventilator (ERV). The house was instrumented with sub-metering on all major electrical circuits, temperature and humidity measurements in each room, domestic hot water consumption, and recovery efficiency of the ERV. The energy performance was documented and compared to modeled predictions, and the thermal comfort performance of the heat pump was assessed.

Stecher, D.; Allison, K.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

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.

Not Available

1992-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

296

Microbial oceanography of anoxic oxygen minimum zones  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vast expanses of oxygen-deficient and nitrite-rich water define the major oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) of the global ocean. They support diverse microbial communities that influence the nitrogen economy of the oceans, ...

Ulloa, Osvaldo

297

Parabolic equations without a minimum principle  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, we consider several parabolic equations for which the minimum principle fails. We first consider a two-point boundary value problem for a one dimensional diffusion equation. We show the uniqueness and ...

Pang, Huadong

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart Houses for a Smart Grid  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Innovative technologies and concepts will emerge as we move towards a more dynamic, service-based, marketdriven infrastructure, where energy efficiency and savings can be facilitated by interactive distribution networks. A new generation of fully interactive Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) infrastructure has to be developed to support the optimal exploitation of the changing, complex business processes and to enable the efficient functioning of the deregulated energy market for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The architecture of such distributed system landscapes must be designed and validated, standards need to be created and widely supported, and comprehensive, reliable IT applications will need to be implemented. The collaboration between a smart house and a smart grid is a promising approach which, with the help of ICT can fully unleash the capabilities of the smart electricity network.

Koen Kok; Stamatis Karnouskos; David Nestle; Aris Dimeas; Anke Weidlich; Cor Warmer; Britta Buchholz; Stefan Drenkard; Nikos Hatziargyriou; Vali Lioliou

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Avista Utilities (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

for manufactured homes) Water Heater: .93 EF minimum Insulation: Must increase the R value by R10 or greater Other equipment: Must meet the efficiency requirements on the...

300

Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Energy Efficiency...  

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Fluorescent Tube Lamps FEMP temporarily suspended its energy efficiency requirements for fluorescent tube lamps as it evaluates the market impact of the pending 2012 minimum...

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301

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

302

Environmental Degradation Nuclear IX-Housing Form  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION OF MATERIALS IN NUCLEAR POWER SYSTEMS—WATER REACTORS. HOUSING. RESERVATION FORM.

303

STARTLINK COMPOSITE HOUSING J. A. Hutchinson1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

only the addition of insulation to build houses. With appropriate insulation, a Startlink house has that link together using bolts and snap-fit connection to build houses rapidly. The material is almost unknown in the industry yet has remarkable properties well suited to house building: lower thermal

Mottram, Toby

304

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

.4,1,0.4,0.6,2.4,1.2,0.7,0.5 "None",78.1,12.4,3.2,1.5,1.8,9.2,4.4,3,1.7 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,11.2,3.4,1.4,2,7.8,3.7,2.3,1.8 "No",44.7,9.4,2,1,1,7.4,3.4,2....

305

" Million Housing Units, Final...  

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

4,1.1,2.7,2.5,2.9,2.8,1.8,0.7 "None",78.1,7.7,2.8,7,8,12,12.3,13.8,14.4 "Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Used" "Yes",68.1,8.7,3,8.1,7.7,10.8,10.1,10.4,9.3 "No",44.7,5.6,2.1,5.4,5.4,7....

306

Maximizing Residential Energy Savings: Net Zero Energy House (ZEH) Technology Pathways  

SciTech Connect

To meet current U.S. Department of Energy zero-energy home performance goals, new technologies and solutions must increase whole-house efficiency savings by an additional 40% relative to those provided by best available components and systems.

Anderson, R.; Roberts, D.

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Be SMART Home Efficiency Rebate Program (Maryland) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) offers rebates to homeowners for the installation of energy efficiency improvements in single-family and town...

308

Ductless Heat Pump Applications in Factory Built Housing  

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

Pump Applications in Pump Applications in Factory-built Housing Gaps and barriers addressed: - Retrofitting homes with existing electric forced-air furnace systems - Designing hybrid zonal heating systems for new homes Presented by Brady Peeks, Northwest Energy Works, Inc. Spring 2012 Residential Energy Efficiency Meeting, Austin, TX Ductless Heat Pump Retrofits in Manufactured Homes * Gaps and Barriers: - DHP interaction with existing ducted electric forced-air furnace system is unknown * Pacific Northwest utilities are monitoring a handful of mfd. homes to determine if savings differ from other housing types-no attempt to influence furnace interactions * Building America Partnership for Improving Residential

309

TaC Studios New Construction Test House  

SciTech Connect

As part of the NAHB Research Center Industry Partnership, Southface partnered with TaC Studios, an Atlanta based architecture firm specializing in residential and light commercial design, on the construction of a new test home in Atlanta, GA in the mixed humid climate zone. This home will serve as a model home for the builder partner and addresses Building America energy savings targets through the planning and implementation of a design package will serve as a basis of design for the builder partner's future homes. As a BA test house, this home will be evaluated to detail whole house energy use, end use loads, and HVAC and hot water efficiency.

Butler, T.; Curtis, O.; Kim, E.; Roberts, S.; Stephenson, R.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Impacts of alternative residential energy standards - Rural Housing Amendments Study, Phase 1  

SciTech Connect

This report has examined the role of manufactured housing in the housing market, the energy impacts of three manufactured housing standards and three site-built standards in 13 cities, and the economic impacts of those standards in 6 cities. The three standards applied to manufactured housing are the HUD Title VI standard (Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards, or MHCSS), the Hud Title II-E standard, and the existing FmHA Title V standard. Those applied to site-built homes are the HUD Minimum Property Standards (MPS), the ASHRAE 90A-80 standard, and the FmHA Title V standard. Based on energy consumption alone, these analyses show that the FmHA Title V standard is the most stringent standard for both housing types (a single-section menufactured home and a single-story detached ''ranch house''). The HUD Title VI standard is the least stringent for manufactured homes, while the HUD Minimum Property Standards are the least stringent for site-built homes. Cost-effectiveness comparisons required by the Act were made for the two prototypical homes. Results of this preliminary economic analysis indicate that none of the site-built standards reflect minimum life-cycle cost as a basic criterion of their development. For manufactured homes, both the FmHA standard and the HUD Title II-E standard reduce life-cycle cost and effect positive first-year cash flows in all cities analyzed when electric resistance heating is assumed. When natural gas heating is used, both standards pass the life-cycle cost test in all cities, but the FmHA standard fails the cash flow test in all but one city. However, in the worst case, net monthly expenditures in the first year are increased by less than $9.

Balistocky, S.; Bohn, A.A.; Heidell, J.A.; Hendrickson, P.L.; Lee, A.D.; Pratt, R.G.; Taylor, Z.T.

1985-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" |  

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

White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" February 4, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis In case you missed it, below is a summary on the White House blog of President Obama's major announcement yesterday on building efficiency. The "Better Buildings" initiative aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in commercial energy efficiency by 2020, reduce companies' and business owners' energy bills by about $40 billion per year, and save energy by reforming outdated incentives and challenging the private sector to act. WASHINGTON - Today, the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement Greg Nelson posted the following statement to the White House blog. View

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White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" |  

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

White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" February 4, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis In case you missed it, below is a summary on the White House blog of President Obama's major announcement yesterday on building efficiency. The "Better Buildings" initiative aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in commercial energy efficiency by 2020, reduce companies' and business owners' energy bills by about $40 billion per year, and save energy by reforming outdated incentives and challenging the private sector to act. WASHINGTON - Today, the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement Greg Nelson posted the following statement to the White House blog. View

313

Ceramic tile expansion engine housing  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An expandable ceramic tile housing for a high temperature engine is disclosed wherein each tile is independently supported in place in an interlocking matrix by retention mechanisms which mechanically couple the individual ceramic tiles to an outer metal support housing while maintaining thermal isolation of the metal housing from the ceramic tiles. The ceramic tiles are formed with either an octagonal front face portion and a square shank portion or a square front face portion with an octagonal shank portion. The length of the sides of the octagonal front face portion on one tile is equal to the length of the sides of the square front face portion of adjoining tiles to permit formation of an interlocking matrix. Fibrous ceramic sealing material may be placed between radial and tangential facing surfaces of adjacent tiles to limit radial gas flow there between. Labyrinth-sealed pressure-controlled compartments may be established between the tile housing and the outer metal support housing to control radial gas flow. 8 figures.

Myers, B.

1995-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

314

HVAC Improvements for Existing Houses  

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HVAC Improvements for Existing Houses HVAC Improvements for Existing Houses Speaker(s): Chryséis Bovagnet Date: September 5, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Many older houses in the US are either not well designed from a thermal point of view or have HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) systems in need of repairs or improvements. The building envelopes tend to have poor insulation and lots of leakage, and the HVAC systems are inefficient. The cooling/heating equipment is often located outside of the conditioned space (e.g. in attics or crawlspaces) with ducts that leak and have poor insulation, which cause energy loss and bad occupant comfort on peak days or in extreme climates. We developed a series of retrofits that will allow us to reduce the energy consumption of residential HVAC

315

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

316

Minimum error discrimination of Pauli channels  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We solve the problem of discriminating with minimum error probability two given Pauli channels. We show that, differently from the case of discrimination between unitary transformations, the use of entanglement with an ancillary system can strictly improve the discrimination, and any maximally entangled state allows to achieve the optimal discrimination. We also provide a simple necessary and sufficient condition in terms of the structure of the channels for which the ultimate minimum error probability can be achieved without entanglement assistance. When such a condition is satisfied, the optimal input state is simply an eigenstate of one of the Pauli matrices.

Massimiliano F. Sacchi

2005-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

317

On-site Housing Rates | Staff Services  

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Rates Rates Effective February 1, 2013 Rates for Occupancy < 30-Days Guest House* Single/Double: US $105.00/day Housekeeping service is provided on all working days. *Alternatives to the Guest House - When family-type accommodations are assigned to temporary or transient personnel, Guest House rates as set forth above will apply. The total will not exceed one months' rent for a unit occupied for 30 days or less. When such assignment is necessary due to lack of adequate Guest House accommodations, housekeeping service is provided on working days; for reservations staying seven days or less. Residence Houses Curie House: US $42.00/day Cavendish House: US $42.00/day Compton House: US $42.00/day Housekeeping service for all residence houses are provided three times per

318

Analysis of Air Leakage Measurements of US Houses  

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Air Leakage Measurements of US Houses Air Leakage Measurements of US Houses Title Analysis of Air Leakage Measurements of US Houses Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Chan, Wanyu R., Jeffrey Joh, and Max H. Sherman Journal Energy and Buildings Start Page 616 Pagination 616-625 Date Published 08/2013 Abstract Building envelope airtightness is important for residential energy use, occupant health and comfort. Weanalyzed the air leakage measurements of 134,000 single-family detached homes in US, using normalizedleakage (NL) as the metric. Weatherization assistance programs (WAPs) and residential energy efficiencyprograms contributed most of the data. We performed regression analyses to examine the relationshipbetween NL and various house characteristics. Explanatory variables that are correlated with NL includeyear built, climate zone, floor area, house height, and whether homes participated in WAPs or if theyare energy efficiency rated homes. Foundation type and whether ducts are located outside or inside theconditioned space are also found to be useful parameters for predicting NL. We developed a regressionmodel that explains approximately 68% of the observed variability across US homes. Of these variablesconsidered, year built and climate zone are the two that have the largest influence on NL. The regressionmodel can be used to predict air leakage values for individual homes, and distributions for groups ofhomes, based on their characteristics. Using RECS 2009 data, the regression model predicts 90% of UShouses have NL between 0.22 and 1.95, with a median of 0.67.

319

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

320

House Report 108-576, FY 2005 House Report for Commerce ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

*. Bookmark and Share. “Taken from House Report 108-576, FY 2005 House Report for Commerce, Justice, and State Appropriations bill…”. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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321

EIA's Testimony on The Nation's Energy Future: Role of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Statement of Mary J. Hutzler, Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration Before the House Committee on Science United States House of Representatives Hearing on The Nation's Energy Future: Role of Renewable Energy And Energy Efficiency

Information Center

2001-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Rising House Prices and Monetary Policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. It is argued that the recent rise in house prices is the biggest …nancial asset price boom in history. In this note, I look at how house prices are determined and how house price bubbles can occur. I discuss whether the recent increase in house prices is a bubble, whether monetary policy can cause a rise in the price of houses relative to other goods and what central banks should do in response to house price bubbles. Finally, I consider how central banks should take account of house prices in the price index used by central banks to measure in‡ation. According to the Economist, the rise in housing prices in developed countries in the last …ve years is the biggest bubble in history, with the total value of residential properties increasing by more than $30 trillion: an amount roughly equal to to developed countries combined annual GDPs. 1 This compares with the global stockmarket boom of the late 1990s where the …ve-year increase was equal to about 80 percent of annual GDP. 2 1. How are House Prices Determined? Before proceeding with an analysis of the relationship between monetary policy and the house price boom, it is useful to consider how house prices are determined and how a house price bubble might arise. To keep matters simple, I abstract from uncertainty, depreciation and transactions costs. Consider a household deciding whether to rent or to buy a house in period t. If the household rents the house it pays the time-t rent, denoted by Q(t). If it purchases the house it pays the time-t house price, denoted by Ph (t). If it opted to purchase, rather than rent, then at the start of period t + 1 the household owns a house worth Ph (t + 1): The value to the household in period t of an amount Ph (t + 1) received in period t + 1

Anne Sibert

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS...  

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CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY...

324

Before House Natural Resources Committee | Department of Energy  

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

House Natural Resources Committee Before House Natural Resources Committee Before House Natural Resources Committee By: Lauren Azar, Senoir Advisor to Secretary Chu Subject:...

325

Before House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Committee on...  

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

House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before House Subcommittee...

326

Statement of Patricia Hoffman before the United States House...  

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

before the United States House of Representatives House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Statement of Patricia Hoffman before the United States House of...

327

Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces...  

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

House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic...

328

Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Department...  

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

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform By: Secretary...

329

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities...  

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

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities How WHI-HBCU are ran White House...

330

Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Committee...  

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

the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before the House...

331

Before House Subcommittee on Water and Power - Committee on Natural...  

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

House Subcommittee on Water and Power - Committee on Natural Resources Before House Subcommittee on Water and Power - Committee on Natural Resources Before House Subcommittee on...

332

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

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

House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and...

333

Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power -- House Energy and...  

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

- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power -- House Energy...

334

Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Office of Energy Efficiency...  

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

Housing at University at Albany CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1 Date: 03232010 Location(s): Albany, New York Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office...

335

What's Energy Efficiency?  

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What is energy efficiency? What is energy efficiency? Energy efficiency is "using less energy to provide the same service". There are other definitions, but this is a good operational one. The best way to understand this idea is through examples: When you replace a single pane window in your house with an energy-efficient one, the new window prevents heat from escaping in the winter, so you save energy by using your furnace or electric heater less while still staying comfortable. In the summer, efficient windows keep the heat out, so the air conditioner does not run as often and you save electricity. When you replace an appliance, such as a refrigerator or clothes washer, or office equipment, such as a computer or printer, with a more energy-efficient model, the new equipment provides the same service, but

336

Million U.S. Housing Units Total............................................................................  

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

Attached Attached 2 to 4 Units Table HC2.12 Home Electronics Usage Indicators by Type of Housing Unit, 2005 5 or More Units Mobile Homes Type of Housing Unit Housing Units (millions) Single-Family Units Apartments in Buildings With-- Home Electronics Usage Indicators Detached Energy Information Administration: 2005 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Tables Million U.S. Housing Units Attached 2 to 4 Units Table HC2.12 Home Electronics Usage Indicators by Type of Housing Unit, 2005 5 or More Units Mobile Homes Type of Housing Unit Housing Units (millions) Single-Family Units Apartments in Buildings With-- Home Electronics Usage Indicators Detached Status of PC When Not in Use Left On..............................................................

337

California Housing Trends: Implications for Transportation Planning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Constraints 1997-2020, Department of Housing and Communitymore people means more housing needs. By 2020, the state ishousing on by the year 2010. Consequently by the year 2020,

Shirgaokar, Manish; Deakin, Elizabeth

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

"Table HC14.3 Household Characteristics by West Census Region, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"West Census Region" ,"U.S. Housing Units (millions)" ,,,"Census Division"...

339

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

"Table HC10.3 Household Characteristics by U.S. Census Region, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,"Housing Units (millions)","U.S. Census Region" "Household Characteristics",,"No...

340

Please transfer ALL data off /house  

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Please transfer ALL data off house before 1212013 Please transfer ALL data off house September 3, 2013 by Kjiersten Fagnan (0 Comments) We are happy to announce that all the...

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341

THE WHITE HOUSE | Department of Energy  

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

THE WHITE HOUSE THE WHITE HOUSE More Documents & Publications Progress Report on U.S.-China Energy Cooperation US-China clean energy report US-ChinaFactSheetElectricVehicles....

342

Advanced housing materials for extreme space applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Thermal stresses have a significant impact on the mechanical integrity and performance of RF hybrid circuits. To minimize this impact, a series of spray deposited Si-Al alloys were evaluated for use in electronic housing applications. Current housings ...

Linda Del Castillo; James P. Hoffman; Gaj Birur

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

The Malay house : rationale and change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Malay house is defined and described in the Malaysian context . Underlying principles or rules that make up the· house are derived from the analysis of its physical, spatial and functional elements and the variations ...

Wan Abidin, Wan Burhanuddin B

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee...  

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

Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee...

345

CAST SHOP TECHNOLOGY: V: Cast House Safety  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TMS Logo. 1997 TMS Annual Meeting: Wednesday Session. CAST SHOP TECHNOLOGY: Session V: Cast House Safety. Sponsored by: LMD Aluminum ...

346

US Commerce Secretary, White House Cybersecurity ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Watch Webcast Today: US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt to Visit Silicon Valley to ...

2011-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

347

White House Statement - 2000 Baldrige Awards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary. President Clinton Announces Winners of 2000 Baldrige Award. For Immediate ...

2011-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

348

US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt Announce Next Steps to Enhance Online ...

2011-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

349

House Report 109-118 NIST Appropriations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... House Report 109-118 - SCIENCE, STATE, JUSTICE, COMMERCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, FISCAL YEAR 2006. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

350

The Dow Chemical Company - NA System House ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Dow Chemical Company - NA System House - Wilmington. NVLAP Lab Code: 100210-0. Address and Contact Information: ...

2013-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

351

Sustainability: Economics, Lifecycle Analysis, Green House Gases ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Report on Linking Transformational Materials and Processing for Energy and ... LIFECYCLE ANALYSIS, GREEN HOUSE GASES, AND CLIMATE CHANGE ...

352

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

353

Essays on the household-level effects of house price growth  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Constructing measures of house price variance . . . . 2.4.4Flip That House? House Price Dynamics and Housing InvestmentHouse Price Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sitgraves, Claudia Ayanna

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

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."

355

Edition Two, October 2009 Welcome to HOUSES!  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, interpretation and analysis of the residential property market: Editorial ­ page 3 We all know that house prices for potential buyers. Feature article - House price indices - page 5 In each edition we focus on a contemporary topic of relevance to the property market. In this edition we describe how the different house price

Evans, Paul

356

Chicagoland Single-Family Housing Characterization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this report, the PARR team identifies housing characteristics and energy use for fifteen housing types (groups) in the Chicagoland (Cook County, Illinois) region and specifies measure packages that provide an optimum level of energy savings based on a BEopt analysis. The analysis is based on assessor data and actual energy consumption data on 432,605 houses representing approximately 30% of the population.

Spanier, J.; Scheu, R.; Brand, L.; Yang, J.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Puerto Rico House Tours Report  

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team of Universidad de Puerto Rico is planning to present team of Universidad de Puerto Rico is planning to present the most interesting tour in Washington. The purpose and the message of the competition, the pride that the team has for their work, their house and their country are the elements that will be combined in order to give all the visitors an amazing and unique experience. The team will communicate through the tours the importance of renewable energy. The Delegation from Puerto Rico is going to show and explain their design in a accurate way, all the features and its benefits. The house tours will serve as a tool to persuade the people to believe in team's mission: To create societal consciousness about the sun as a technological, renewable, clean and feasible source of energy to satisfy present and

358

Remotely serviced filter and housing  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A filter system for a hot cell comprises a housing adapted for input of air or other gas to be filtered, flow of the air through a filter element, and exit of filtered air. The housing is tapered at the top to make it easy to insert a filter cartridge holds the filter element while the air or other gas is passed through the filter element. Captive bolts in trunnion nuts are readily operated by electromechanical manipulators operating power wrenches to secure and release the filter cartridge. The filter cartridge is adapted to make it easy to change a filter element by using a master-slave manipulator at a shielded window station. 6 figs.

Ross, M.J.; Zaladonis, L.A.

1987-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

359

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

360

White House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers $133 Million in  

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White House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers $133 White House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers $133 Million in Energy Costs by Increasing Efficiency Measures White House Honors Federal Agencies for Saving Taxpayers $133 Million in Energy Costs by Increasing Efficiency Measures November 2, 2007 - 4:21pm Addthis Recipients of Presidential Awards for Leadership in Federal Energy Management Recognized WASHINGTON, DC - The White House today honored five energy management teams from the U.S. Departments of Energy, Defense, Homeland Security, Interior, Justice, and the Environmental Protection Agency for their dedication and leadership in the prudent management of energy use in their facilities and operations. These teams, which included 51 federal employees and contractors, are responsible for estimated annual savings in excess of $133

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361

House Report 107-218, TA Report Language  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

*. Bookmark and Share. “Taken from House Report 107-218 FY 2003 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations House Report…”. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

362

House Simulation Protocols Report | Department of Energy  

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

Residential Buildings » Building America » House Simulation Residential Buildings » Building America » House Simulation Protocols Report House Simulation Protocols Report This image shows a cover of a report titled Building America House Simulation Protocols. The Building America logo is shown in the lower left corner of the report cover. 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 existing homes. These protocols are preloaded into BEopt and use a consistent approach for defining a reference building, so that all projects can be compared to each other. The steps involved in conducting performance analysis include: Defining the appropriate reference building Various climate regions, house sizes, and house ages require slightly

363

Quantification of Regional Green House Gas Emission Impacts and Benefits for Distributed Generation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The electric power generation sector contributes about one-third of all green house gas (GHG) emissions in the United States. To curb green house gas emissions, all options in the electric power value chain must be considered and evaluated. More effective use of distributed photovoltaic (PV) systems and efficient use of natural gas via use in distributed combined heat, power (CHP), and cooling systems in the end-use sector may be options to mitigating GHG emissions. This research project quantitatively e...

2007-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

364

ZIP. Economic Insulation Levels for Houses  

SciTech Connect

ZIP was developed to support the calculations and database used to estimate the economic levels of insulation published in the U.S. Department of Energy`s Insulation Fact Sheet. The program allows the user to estimate economic levels of insulation for attics, exterior walls, floors over unheated areas, slab floors, and basement and crawlspace walls for new and existing houses in any 3-digit zip code location in the U.S., based on local climate data, local prices for energy and insulation, and the type and estimated efficiency of its heating and cooling system. ZIP recognizes five different heating systems: natural gas, oil furnaces, electric furnaces, electric baseboard, and electric heat pump and two cooling systems: central and window electric air conditioners. An evaporative cooling system can also be specified, but this is not treated as a true air-conditioning system. In addition, the user can specify the approximate operating efficiency of the heating and cooling systems (low, medium, high, or very high). ZIP can be run for a single zip code and specified heating and cooling system or in a batch mode for any number of consecutive zip codes to provide a table of economic insulation levels for use at the state or national level.

McElroy, D. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

ZIP. Economic Insulation Levels for Houses  

SciTech Connect

ZIP was developed to support the calculations and database used to estimate the economic levels of insulation published in the U.S. Department of Energy's Insulation Fact Sheet. The program allows the user to estimate economic levels of insulation for attics, exterior walls, floors over unheated areas, slab floors, and basement and crawlspace walls for new and existing houses in any 3-digit zip code location in the U.S., based on local climate data, local prices for energy and insulation, and the type and estimated efficiency of its heating and cooling system. ZIP recognizes five different heating systems: natural gas, oil furnaces, electric furnaces, electric baseboard, and electric heat pump and two cooling systems: central and window electric air conditioners. An evaporative cooling system can also be specified, but this is not treated as a true air-conditioning system. In addition, the user can specify the approximate operating efficiency of the heating and cooling systems (low, medium, high, or very high). ZIP can be run for a single zip code and specified heating and cooling system or in a batch mode for any number of consecutive zip codes to provide a table of economic insulation levels for use at the state or national level.

McElroy, D. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States))

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

The Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP)  

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The Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP) is one of five competitively selected U.S. DOE Building America teams and began work on 9/1/99. BAIHP focuses on improving the energy efficiency, durability and indoor air quality in manufactured homes. Team members, Cavalier Homes, Fleetwood Homes, Palm Harbor Homes, Southern Energy Homes, and manufacturers in the Super Good Cents/Natural Choice program produce over 100,000 manufactured homes/yr currently. In addition, the BAIHP team provides technical assistance to about 30 site builders and modular home manufacturers including Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout the nation. BAIHP is also charged with enhancing the energy efficiency and learning environment in portable classrooms in the northwestern states of WA, OR and ID. This paper summarizes the multifaceted work being performed by BAIHP and provides specific data on 310 homes constructed in the Gainesville FL area with technical assistance from Florida Home Energy and Resources Organization. The paper also summarizes typical causes and cures for moisture problems in manufactured homes.

Chandra, S.; McCloud, M.; Moyer, N.; Beal, D.; Chasar, D.; McIlvaine, J.; Parker, D.; Sherwin, J.; Martin, E.; Fonorow, K.; Mullens, M.; Lubliner, M.; McSorley, M.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

PLUTONIUM-URANIUM EXTRACTION (PUREX) FACILITY ALARACT DEMONSTRATION FOR FILTER HOUSING  

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This document presents an As Low As Reasonably Achievable Control Technology (ALARACT) demonstration for evaluating corrosion on the I-beam supporting filter housing No.9 for the 291-A-l emission unit of the Plutonium-Uranium Extraction (PUREX) Facility, located in the 200 East Area of the Hanford Site. The PUREX facility is currently in surveillance and maintenance mode. During a State of Washington, Department of Health (WDOH) 291-A-l emission unit inspection, a small amount of corrosion was observed at the base of a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter housing. A series of internal and external inspections identified the source of the corrosion material as oxidation of a small section of one of the carbon steel I-beams that provides support to the stainless steel filter housing. The inspections confirmed the corrosion is isolated to one I-beam support location and does not represent any compromise of the structural support or filter housing integrity. Further testing and inspections of the support beam corrosion and its cause were conducted but did not determine the cause. No definitive evidence was found to support any degradation of the housing. Although no degradation of the housing was found, a conservative approach will be implemented. The following actions will be taken: (1) The current operating filter housing No.9 will be removed from service. (2) The only remaining available filter housings (No.1, No.2, and No.3) will be placed in service. These filter housings have new HEPA filters fitted with stainless steel frames and faceguards which were installed in the spring of 2007. (3) Filter housings No.5 and No.10 will be put on standby as backups. To document the assessment of the unit, a draft ALARACT filter housing demonstration for the PUREX filter housing was prepared, and informally provided to WDOH on August 7, 2008. A follow up WDOH response to the draft ALARACT filter housing demonstration for the PUREX filter housing questioned whether deteriorated galvanized filter faceguards discovered during an internal filter housing inspection met American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) AG-l or Military Specification (MIL) 51068 standards. The filter system was designed and installed prior to the issuance of AG-l, February 1986; however, MIL 51068 did require galvanized faceguards. The faceguards are not necessary for filtration or structural purposes; it is concluded that the system is in compliance with the intent of the applicable standard. Appendix B provides supporting information to address this issue.

LEBARON GJ

2008-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

368

Are American Homeowners Locked Their Houses? The Impact of Housing  

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U.S. policymakers are concerned that negative home equity arising from the severe housing market decline may be constraining geographic mobility and consequently serving as a factor in the nation’s persistently high unemployment rate. Indeed, the widespread drop in house prices since 2007 has increased the share of homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages. At the same time, migration across states and among homeowners has fallen sharply. Using a logistic regression framework to analyze data from the Internal Revenue Service on state-to-state migration between 2006 and 2009, the authors discover evidence that “house lock ” decreases mobility but find it has a negligible impact on the national unemployment rate. A one-standard deviation increase in the share of underwater nonprime households in the origin state reduces the outflow of migrants from the origin to the destination state by 2.9 percent. When aggregated across the United States, this decrease in mobility reduces the national state-to-state migration rate by 0.05 percentage points, resulting in roughly 110,000 to 150,000 fewer individuals migrating across state lines in any given year. Assuming that all of these discouraged migrants were job-seekers who were previously unemployed before relocating and then found a job in their new state would reduce the nation’s unemployment rate by at most one-tenth of a percentage point in a given year. The cumulative effect over this period would yield an unemployment rate of 9.0 percent

Alicia Sasser Modestino; Julia Dennett

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

HOOPER BAY HOUSING ANALYSIS AND ENERGY FEASIBILITY REPORT  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sea Lion applied for and received a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) towards this end titled â??Energy Efficiency Development and Deployment in Indian Countryâ?. The initial objectives of the Hooper Bay Energy Efficiency Feasibility Study were to demonstrate a 30% reduction in residential/commercial energy usage and identify the economic benefits of implementing energy efficiency measures to the Tribe through: (1) partnering with Whitney Construction and Solutions for Healthy Breathing in the training and hire of 2 local energy assessors to conduct energy audits of 9 representative housing models and 2 commercial units in the community. These homes are representative of 52 homes constructed across different eras. (2) partnering with Cold Climate Housing Research Center to document current electrical and heating energy consumption and analyze data for a final feasibility report (3) assessing the economics of electricity & heating fuel usage; (4) projecting energy savings or fossil fuel reduction by modeling of improvement scenarios and cost feasibility The following two objectives will be completed after the publication of this report: (5) the development of materials lists for energy efficiency improvements (6) identifying financing options for the follow-up energy efficiency implementation phase.

SEA LION CORPORATION; COLD CLIMATE HOUSING RESEARCH CENTER; SOLUTIONS FOR HEALTHY BREATHING; WHITNEY CONSTRUCTION

2012-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

370

Annual housing survey: 1978. United States and regions. Part F. Energy-related housing characteristics  

SciTech Connect

This report presents statistics on energy - related housing characteristics from the 1978 Annual Housing Survey for the United States by inside and outside standard metropolitan statistical areas. Tables provide data on fuel, fuel cost, heating, air conditioning, insulation, and transportation characteristics. In addition, they present figures on the income of families and individuals by energy - related housing characteristics; the value of owner - occupied housing units and the gross rent of renter - occupied housing units by energy - related housing characteristics; the monthly and yearly costs paid for utilities; and the number of rooms per housing unit by energy - related housing characteristics. Data on energy - related housing characteristics are also given for Black and Spanish heads of households. Appendices describe the geographic area classifications; provide definitions and explanations of the subjects covered in the report; and present information on sample design, estimation, and accuracy of the data. Area maps are included.

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1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes | Department of Energy  

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

Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes June 24, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis This house in Tempe, Arizona, uses earth-sheltered construction methods to help decrease cooling costs. | Photo by Pamm McFadden This house in Tempe, Arizona, uses earth-sheltered construction methods to help decrease cooling costs. | Photo by Pamm McFadden If you are looking for a home with energy-efficient features that will provide a comfortable, tranquil, weather-resistant dwelling, an earth-sheltered house could be right for you. There are two basic types of earth-sheltered house designs-underground and bermed. Underground Earth-Sheltered Homes When an entire earth-sheltered house is built below grade or completely underground, it's called an underground structure. An atrium or courtyard

372

Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes | Department of Energy  

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Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes Efficient Earth-Sheltered Homes June 24, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis This house in Tempe, Arizona, uses earth-sheltered construction methods to help decrease cooling costs. | Photo by Pamm McFadden This house in Tempe, Arizona, uses earth-sheltered construction methods to help decrease cooling costs. | Photo by Pamm McFadden If you are looking for a home with energy-efficient features that will provide a comfortable, tranquil, weather-resistant dwelling, an earth-sheltered house could be right for you. There are two basic types of earth-sheltered house designs-underground and bermed. Underground Earth-Sheltered Homes When an entire earth-sheltered house is built below grade or completely underground, it's called an underground structure. An atrium or courtyard

373

Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology  

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-- House Science, Space, and -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Testimony of Christopher Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee More Documents & Publications Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittees on Energy and Environment - House Committee on

374

All Electric Houses in Cold Climates  

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

Electric Houses Electric Houses in Cold Climates Duncan Prahl, RA IBACOS BA Tech Update, April 29, 2013 Denver CO All Electric Houses in Cold Climates Caveats About Me: * I'm an Architect * I love math and science, but I'm not going to marry it * My engineering skills are primarily based on osmosis and graphics * "Close enough is good enough" All Electric Houses in Cold Climates Utility Unbundling * True costs becoming "transparent" * Allows for next level of analysis * Cash flow, Total Cost of Ownership All Electric Houses in Cold Climates Martha's Vineyard Community Images courtesy South Mountain Company All Electric Houses in Cold Climates Specifications Building System Specification Below Slab R-20 extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam Foundation Walls R-20 poly iso foam

375

Housing Innovation Awards | Department of Energy  

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

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

376

ENERGY STAR Success Story: TIAA-CREF Multifamily Housing  

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Success Story: TIAA-CREF Multifamily Housing Success Story: TIAA-CREF Multifamily Housing TIAA-CREF is one of the largest institutional real estate investors in the nation, with investments in approximately 12,000 multifamily units, 45 million square feet of Class A office space, more than 20 million square feet of retail properties, and significant investments in other real estate asset types. Since partnering with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR program in 2002, TIAA- CREF has made energy efficiency a top priority in its Global Real Estate portfolio, and is a multiple-year ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year and Sustained Excellence award winner-the first financial services organization to receive this distinction. An Organizational Commitment to Energy Management

377

TaC Studios New Construction Test House  

SciTech Connect

As part of the NAHB Research Center Industry Partnership, Southface partnered with TaC Studios, an Atlanta based architecture firm specializing in residential and light commercial design, on the construction of a new test home in Atlanta, GA in the mixed humid climate zone. This home will serve as a model home for the builder partner and addresses Building America energy savings targets through the planning and implementation of a design package will serve as a basis of design for the builder partner's future homes. As a BA test house, this home will be evaluated to detail whole house energy use, end use loads, and HVAC and hot water efficiency.

Butler, T.; Curtis, O.; Kim, E.; Roberts, S.; Stephenson, R.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

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

379

Thermal performance of the Brookhaven natural thermal storage house  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In the Brookhaven natural thermal storage house, an energy-efficient envelope, passive solar collectors, and a variety of energy conservation methods are incorporated. The thermal characteristics of the house during the tested heating season are evaluated. Temperature distributions at different zones are displayed, and the effects of extending heating supply ducts only to the main floor and heating return ducts only from the second floor are discussed. The thermal retrievals from the structure and the passive collectors are assessed, and the total conservation and passive solar contributions are outlined. Several correlation factors relating these thermal behaviors are introduced, and their diurnal variations are displayed. Finally, the annual energy requirements, and the average load factors are analyzed and discussed.

Ghaffari, H.T.; Jones, R.F.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Minimum wear tube support hole design  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A minimum-wear through-bore (16) is defined within a heat exchanger tube support plate (14) so as to have an hourglass configuration as determined by means of a constant radiused surface curvature (18) as defined by means of an external radius (R3), wherein the surface (18) extends between the upper surface (20) and lower surface (22) of the tube support plate (14). When a heat exchange tube (12) is disposed within the tube support plate (14) so as to pass through the through-bore (16), the heat exchange tube (12) is always in contact with a smoothly curved or radiused portion of the through-bore surface (16) whereby unacceptably excessive wear upon the heat exchange tube (12), as normally developed by means of sharp edges, lands, ridges, or the like conventionally part of the tube support plates, is eliminated or substantially reduced.

Glatthorn, Raymond H. (St. Petersburg, FL)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Geometric Complexity and Minimum Description Length Principle  

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The question of how one should decide among competing explanations of data is at the heart of the scientific enterprise. Quantitative methods of selecting among models have been advanced over the years without an underlying theoretical framework to guide the enterprise and evaluate new developments. In this paper, we show that differential geometry provides a unified understanding of the model selection problem. Foremost among its contributions is a reconceptualization of the problem as one of counting probability distributions. This reconceptualization naturally leads to development of a "geometric" complexity measure, which turns out to be equal to the Minimum Description Length (MDL) complexity measure Rissanen (1996) recently proposed. We demonstrate an application of the geometric complexity measure to model selection in cognitive psychology, with models of cognitive modeling in three different areas (psychophysics, information integration, categorization).

In Jae Myung; Shaobo Zhang; Mark A. Pitt

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Focus on Energy - Commercial/Industrial Efficiency in New Construction...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

certain minimum energy efficiency standards, and custom incentives based on the estimated energy savings compared to a baseline building. Custom incentives for electricity and...

383

Greening Project Status Report: The White House  

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White House Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program April 2001 Contents Page 1. Introduction......

384

Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight ...  

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

& Oversight - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Testimony of...

385

Building Technologies Office: House Simulation Protocols Report  

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Protocols Report This image shows a cover of a report titled "Building America House Simulation Protocols." The Building America logo is shown in the lower left corner of...

386

PRELIMINARY DATA Housing Unit and Household Characteristics  

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

PRELIMINARY DATA Housing Unit and Household Characteristics RSE Column Factor: Total Households (million) Households With Fans (million) Percent of Households With Fans Number of...

387

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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

Consumption Survey. " " Energy Information Administration 2005 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Tables" "Table HC8.4 Space Heating...

388

Building Magazine Article: A House & a Laboratory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

2013-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

389

California Housing Trends: Implications for Transportation Planning  

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Publications Office, Sacramento, CA. Committee on HousingOffice of Research, Sacramento, CA, 1999. Elliott, J. ,Office of Research, Sacramento, CA. Senate Publications,

Shirgaokar, Manish; Deakin, Elizabeth

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Index Revision, House Price Risk, and the Market for House Price Derivatives  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

bias in repeat-sales home price indices. Freddie Mac workingpaper #05–03. Index Revision, House Price Risk, and theMarket for House Price Derivatives Calhoun, C. A. (1996).

Deng, Yongheng; Quigley, John M.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Exploring the enabling approach to housing through the Abuja Mass Housing Scheme  

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The magnitude of the housing problem in Nigeria is immense; the current deficit is around 12 to 16 million units. Government attempts to address housing availability has been a recurring theme throughout Nigeria's history. ...

Umoh, Nse (Nseabasi Effiong)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Energy Efficiency | Department of Energy  

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

Resources » Energy Resource Library » Energy Efficiency Resources » Energy Resource Library » Energy Efficiency Energy Efficiency Below are resources for Tribes on energy efficiency. Energy Efficiency Opportunities at USDA Provides an overview of the various programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that address energy use in rural America. The paper examines changes to existing energy efficiency programs proposed in both the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill, and offers a set of recommendations to make energy efficiency resources at USDA more accessible. Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Energy Planning: A Guide for Northwest Indian Tribes Information and resources to help Tribes select, implement, and finance projects that conserve energy, generate renewable energy, construct and

393

Appliance Efficiency Standards  

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6 6 Appliance Efficiency Standards Part 2 of 2: Policy process and consumer gains Part 1 of this article (CBS News, Spring 1995) discussed LBNL's role in setting federal appliance efficiency standards and presented an overview of the net national benefits of standards. Here, we examine the broader policy context for appliance standards and consumer benefits. Policy Context Appliance efficiency standards provide a minimum requirement for energy efficiency at the point of manufacture (or import). These standards seek to overcome market failures-including price distortions and transaction costs-that have historically given rise to a gap between observed and attainable product efficiencies. In this way, appliance standards complement information programs, utility DSM and other incentive programs,

394

Statement of Patricia Hoffman before the United States House of  

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

before the United States House of before the United States House of Representatives House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Statement of Patricia Hoffman before the United States House of Representatives House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Statement of Patricia Hoffman before the United States House of Representatives House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development to appear before you today to discuss the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget request for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE). Statement of Patricia Hoffman before the United States House of Representatives House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development More Documents & Publications

395

Open house: interaction as critical reflection  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes Open House, a networked art installation by Jack Stenner and Patrick LeMieux that allows visitors to telematically squat in a Florida home undergoing foreclosure after the U.S. housing collapse. Virtual markets transformed this otherwise ... Keywords: aesthetics, affect, body, immersion, installation, interaction, representation, subjectivity

Jack Stenner; Patrick LeMieux

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Edition Three, January 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 to the property market. In this edition we look at the other sources available for monitoring house price movements across all or part of the UK other than the Halifax (Lloyds Banking Group) and Nationwide. Prices

Evans, Paul

397

Edition One, July 2009 Welcome to HOUSES!  

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- 15.7 % £152,49 7 - 15.9 % Source: Land Registry Price trends in East Midland cities mirror national trends Figures from the Land Registry suggest that the annual rates of house price decline in the cities, interpretation and analysis of the residential property market: Editorial ­ page 4 We all know that house prices

Evans, Paul

398

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

399

Impacts of the Weatherization Assistance Program in fuel-oil heated houses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In 1990, the US Department of Energy (DOE) initiated a national evaluation of its lowincome Weatherization Assistance Program. This report, which is one of five parts of that evaluation, evaluates the energy savings and cost-effectiveness of the Program as it had been applied to single-family houses heated primarily by fuel-oil. The study was based upon a representative sample (41 local weatherization agencies, 222 weatherized and 115 control houses) from the nine northeastern states during 1991 and 1992 program years. Dwelling-specific and agency-level data on measures installed, costs, and service delivery procedures were collected from the sampled agencies. Space-heating fuel-oil consumption, indoor temperature, and outdoor temperature were monitored at each house. Dwelling characteristics, air-leakage measurements, space-heating system steady-state efficiency measurements, safety inspections, and occupant questionnaires were also collected or performed at each monitored house. We estimate that the Program weatherized a total of 23,400 single-family fuel-oil heated houses in the nine northeastern states during program years 1991 and 1992. Annual fuel-oil savings were calculated using regression techniques to normalize the savings to standard weather conditions. For the northeast region, annual net fuel-oil savings averaged 160 gallons per house, or 17.7% of pre-weatherization consumption. Although indoor temperatures changed in individual houses following weatherization, there was no average change and no significant difference as compared to the control houses; thus, there was no overall indoor temperature takeback effect influencing fuel-oil savings. The weatherization work was performed cost effectively in these houses from the Program perspective, which included both installation costs and overhead and management costs but did not include non-energy benefits (such as employment and environmental).

Levins, W.P.; Ternes, M.P.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Please transfer ALL data off /house  

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Please transfer ALL data off /house before Please transfer ALL data off /house before 12/1/2013 Please transfer ALL data off house September 3, 2013 by Kjiersten Fagnan (0 Comments) We are happy to announce that all the file systems: /global/projectb, /global/dna and /webfs are available for use. We now strongly encourage users to begin the data transfer process from /house to the other file systems. House will retire on December 20, 2013! For more information on the best ways to transfer data and what each file system should be used for, check this page . Post your comment You cannot post comments until you have logged in. Login Here. Comments No one has commented on this page yet. RSS feed for comments on this page | RSS feed for all comments User Announcements Email announcement archive Subscribe via RSS

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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

402

OpenEI Community - White House  

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/0 en New report from White /0 en New report from White House outlines largest problems facing United States energy grid http://en.openei.org/community/blog/new-report-white-house-outlines-largest-problems-facing-united-states-energy-grid house-outlines-largest-problems-facing-united-states-energy-grid" target="_blank">read more http://en.openei.org/community/blog/new-report-white-house-outlines-largest-problems-facing-united-states-energy-grid#comments energy grid OpenEI President Smart Grid United States White House Fri, 16

403

Energy Efficient Buildings Hub | Department of Energy  

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Efficient Buildings Hub Efficient Buildings Hub Energy Efficient Buildings Hub August 1, 2010 - 4:27pm Addthis This model of a renovated historic building -- Building 661 -- in Philadelphia will house the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub. The facility’s renovation will serve as a best practices model for commercial building design, historic adaptive re-use, and energy efficiency innovation through continuous retrofit. This model of a renovated historic building -- Building 661 -- in Philadelphia will house the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub. The facility's renovation will serve as a best practices model for commercial building design, historic adaptive re-use, and energy efficiency innovation through continuous retrofit. The Department's Energy Innovation Hubs are helping to advance promising

404

Energy Efficient Buildings Hub | Department of Energy  

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Energy Efficient Buildings Hub Energy Efficient Buildings Hub Energy Efficient Buildings Hub August 1, 2010 - 4:27pm Addthis This model of a renovated historic building -- Building 661 -- in Philadelphia will house the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub. The facility’s renovation will serve as a best practices model for commercial building design, historic adaptive re-use, and energy efficiency innovation through continuous retrofit. This model of a renovated historic building -- Building 661 -- in Philadelphia will house the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub. The facility's renovation will serve as a best practices model for commercial building design, historic adaptive re-use, and energy efficiency innovation through continuous retrofit. The Department's Energy Innovation Hubs are helping to advance promising

405

Grupe Homes Enters the Whole-House Retrofit Market  

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This article for HomeEnergy Magazine, a trade magazine on energy efficient home construction, retrofitting, remodeling, and research, describes retrofit projects by Grupe Homes of Sacramento, California, a production builder who has worked with DOE's Building America program on energy-efficient home demonstration projects. In this project, The article is a case study of Grupe's decision to enter the energy efficient remodeling market when new home sales lagged due to the economic slowdown starting in late 2007. The article also describes an energy-efficient retrofit of of a 22-year-old, 3-bedroom home in California’s Central Valley done in 2009 by Grupe. The home is Grupe's first retrofit and was done according to the criteria of Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, a national program from the EPA and DOE that promotes a comprehensive, whole-house approach to making energy-efficiency improvements. Grupe's staff were trained through the California Building Performance Contractors Association and passed the Building Performance Institute test to learn how to conduct extensive energy audits of existing houses as well to perform the energy efficient retrofits. In the retrofit home, they did extensive air sealing, replaced and added insulation, and replaced inefficient HVAC equipment and leaky can lights. They cut air leakage from 2478 to 1115 cfm 50, a 55% reduction. A Building America case study on this project was distributed at the EEBA (Energy and Environmental Building Alliance) Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, Sept 28-30, 2009. The Home Energy article was published in the March/April 2010 issue.

Hefty, Marye G.; Gilbride, Theresa L.

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

" Million U.S. Housing Units"  

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3 Lighting Usage Indicators by Urban/Rural Location, 2005" 3 Lighting Usage Indicators by Urban/Rural Location, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"Urban/Rural Location (as Self-Reported)" ,"Housing Units (millions)" "Lighting Usage Indicators",,"City","Town","Surburbs","Rural" "Total U.S. Housing Units",111.1,47.1,19,22.7,22.3 "Indoor Lights Turned On During Summer" "Number of Lights Turned On" "Between 1 and 4 Hours per Day",91.8,38.6,15.3,19.5,18.3 "1.",28.6,14.3,4.6,4.8,5 "2.",29.5,12.1,4.9,6.2,6.3 "3.",14.7,5.7,2.6,3.4,2.9 "4.",9.3,3.3,1.5,2.2,2.3 "5 or More",9.7,3.3,1.7,2.9,1.8 "Energy-Efficient Bulbs Used",31.1,13.6,5.1,6.8,5.5

407

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency...  

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.90 efficiency rating minimum Dual FuelAir Source Heat Pumps: Energy Star rated; SEEREER value of 16.5 or greater Geothermal Heat Pumps (replacing existing geothermal heat...

408

Louisville Gas & Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate...  

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50 Window Film: 50% of material cost, up to 200 Central AC: 100, plus 100 for each SEER above minimum federal high efficiency standard Air-Source Heat Pump: 100, plus 100...

409

Cooling with a Whole House Fan | Department of Energy  

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Cooling with a Whole House Fan Cooling with a Whole House Fan Cooling with a Whole House Fan May 30, 2012 - 6:54pm Addthis Whole house fan installed as part of a home retrofit project in California. | Photo courtesy of Lieko Earle, NREL. Whole house fan installed as part of a home retrofit project in California. | Photo courtesy of Lieko Earle, NREL. What does this mean for me? A whole-house fan may be sufficient to cool your house, at least for part of the year. In many climates, a whole-house fan can save you money and maintain comfort during the cooling season. How does it work? A whole-house fan works by pulling air in through windows and exhausting it through the attic and roof. Whole house cooling using a whole house fan can substitute for an air conditioner most of the year in most climates. Whole house fans combined

410

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...

411

Technological rules and constraints affecting design of precast concrete housing  

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Precast concrete technology is of great importance in multifamily housing. This technology provides the possibility to the industrialize housing construction and thus enhance the availability and quality of houses. With ...

Nakamura, Takashi

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Whole-House Energy Analysis Procedures for Existing Homes: Preprint  

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This paper describes a proposed set of guidelines for analyzing the energy savings achieved by a package of retrofits or an extensive rehabilitation of an existing home. It also describes certain field test and audit methods that can help establish accurate building system performance characteristics that are needed for a meaningful simulation of whole-house energy use. Several sets of default efficiency values have been developed for older appliances that cannot be easily tested and for which published specifications are not readily available. These proposed analysis procedures are documented more comprehensively in NREL Technical Report TP-550-38238.

Hendron, R.

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Minimum Additive Waste Stabilization (MAWS). Technology summary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the Minimum Additive Waste Stabilization(MAWS) concept, actual waste streams are utilized as additive resources for vitrification, which may contain the basic components (glass formers and fluxes) for making a suitable glass or glassy slag. If too much glass former is present, then the melt viscosity or temperature will be too high for processing; while if there is too much flux, then the durability may suffer. Therefore, there are optimum combinations of these two important classes of constituents depending on the criteria required. The challenge is to combine these resources in such a way that minimizes the use of non-waste additives yet yields a processable and durable final waste form for disposal. The benefit to this approach is that the volume of the final waste form is minimized (waste loading maximized) since little or no additives are used and vitrification itself results in volume reduction through evaporation of water, combustion of organics, and compaction of the solids into a non-porous glass. This implies a significant reduction in disposal costs due to volume reduction alone, and minimizes future risks/costs due to the long term durability and leach resistance of glass. This is accomplished by using integrated systems that are both cost-effective and produce an environmentally sound waste form for disposal. individual component technologies may include: vitrification; thermal destruction; soil washing; gas scrubbing/filtration; and, ion-exchange wastewater treatment. The particular combination of technologies will depend on the waste streams to be treated. At the heart of MAWS is vitrification technology, which incorporates all primary and secondary waste streams into a final, long-term, stabilized glass wasteform. The integrated technology approach, and view of waste streams as resources, is innovative yet practical to cost effectively treat a broad range of DOE mixed and low-level wastes.

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1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Building Information Modeling - A Minimum Mathematical Configuration  

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In the current context, the standardization of building construction is not limited to a specific country or to a specific building code. Trade globalization has emphasized the need for standardization in the process of exchange of design information, whether it is in the form of drawings or documents. Building Information Modeling is the latest transformational technology that supports interactive development of design information for buildings. No single Building Information Modeling software package is used in the Architecture Engineering Construction and Facilities Management industries, which is strength as new ideas develop, but a hindrance as the new ideas flow at a different pace into the various programs. The standards divergence of various software results in a limited ability to exchange data between and within projects, especially one sees the difficulty in moving data from one program to another. The Document eXchange File format represents an early attempt to standardize the exchange of drawing information by Autodesk. However, the data was limited to geometric data required for the production of plotted drawings. Metadata in a Building Information Model provides a method to add information to the basic geometric configuration provided in a Document eXchange File. Building Information Model programs use data structures to define smart objects that encapsulate building data in a searchable and robust format. Due to the complexity of building designs eXtensible Markup Language schemas of three dimensional models are often large files that can contain considerable amounts of superfluous information. The aim of this research is to exclude all the superfluous information from the design information and determine the absolute minimum information required to execute the construction of a project. A plain concrete beam element was used as the case study for this research. The results show that a minimal information schema can be developed for a simple building element. Further research is required on more complex elements.

Bhandare, Ruchika

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of  

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Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine August 2, 2012 - 2:23pm Addthis With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen. With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen. Julie McAlpin Communications Liaison, State Energy Program What are the key facts? With funds from the State Energy Program, Highland Craftsmen

416

Women and Housing Co-operatives in Nairobi, Kenya .  

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??This thesis examines the potential of housing co-operatives to provide adequate housing for women, focusing on the context of Nairobi, Kenya. The limitations of the… (more)

Voellmecke, Lesley

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy -- House...  

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- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the...

418

Before House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee...  

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House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce...

419

Before the House Energy and Commerce | Department of Energy  

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Commerce Before the House Energy and Commerce Before the House Energy and Commerce By: Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman Subject: H.R. 2054, Energy and Revenue Enrichment Act...

420

Before House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Department...  

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Space, and Technology Before House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Before House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology By: Peter Lyons Subject: Assessing America's...

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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...

422

Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Department...  

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Oversight and Government Reform Before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Testimony of Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy Before House Committee on...

423

White_House_economic_rpt_0211.pdf | Department of Energy  

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WhiteHouseeconomicrpt0211.pdf WhiteHouseeconomicrpt0211.pdf WhiteHouseeconomicrpt0211.pdf More Documents & Publications WhiteHouse0921.pdf THE WHITE HOUSE THE WHITE...

424

Before the House Science and Technology Committee | Department...  

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Forward 1-27-10FinalTestimony(Majumdar).pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the House Subcommittee on...

425

Before the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee...  

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Investigations and Oversight Before the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Before the House Science, Space, and Technology...

426

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Oversight...  

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on Oversight and Investigations Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on...

427

Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee | Department of Energy  

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Veterans Affairs Committee Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee By: Richard Kidd, Program Manager, FEMP Office of Energy...

428

Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight...  

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and Oversight Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before the House Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before the House...

429

Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight...  

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Oversight and Investigations Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and...

430

Before The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - House...  

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The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - House Committee on Energy and Commerce Before The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - House Committee on Energy and...

431

Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - House...  

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the Economy - House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - House Energy and Commerce Committee Testimony of Ernest Moniz, Secretary...

432

Before House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee...  

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House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce Before House Subcommittee on Energy and Power and...

433

Before the Subcommittee on Energy - House Committee on Science...  

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- House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before the Subcommittee on Energy - House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Testimony of Adam Sieminiski, Administrator,...

434

Before the House Budget Committee | Department of Energy  

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Repository 7-16-09FinalTestimony(kouts).pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Budget Committee Before the Senate Budget Committee Before the House Science, Space,...

435

Before House Committee on Science, Space and Technology | Department...  

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Space and Technology Before House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before House Committee on Science, Space and Technology By: Secretary Steven Chu Subject: FY 2013...

436

Herbert Richardson: Before The U.S. House of Representatives...  

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Richardson: Before The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Herbert Richardson: Before The U.S. House of...

437

Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee | Department of...  

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Committee Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee By: Secretary Steven Chu Subject: American Clean Energy and Security Act of...

438

Testimony Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy...  

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Testimony Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Testimony Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development...

439

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

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Funding 7-23-09FinalTestimony(Hoffman).pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House...

440

Before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and...  

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Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology Before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology Before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting...

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Committee Before the House Small Business Committee Before the House Small Business Committee By: Larry James, Technology Transfer Program Manager, Office of Science Subject: SBIR...

442

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations...  

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on Investigations and Oversight Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on...

443

Testimony Before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on...  

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Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Testimony Before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Testimony Before the House...

444

Hand-colored Wood Engraving of Custom House in Cincinnati  

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... and Measures (OWM) began providing standards of length, mass, and capacity to the custom-houses in the 1830s, the custom-house at Cincinnati ...

445

Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - House...  

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Oversight and Investigations - House Committee on Energy and Commerce Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - House Committee on Energy and Commerce Testimony of...

446

Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and...  

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& Publications Before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Energy and...

447

Before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces - House Armed Services...  

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Strategic Forces - House Armed Services Committee Before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces - House Armed Services Committee Written Statement by David Huizenga, Senior Advisor...

448

Before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces - House Armed Services...  

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Forces - House Armed Services Committee Before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces - House Armed Services Committee Testimony of Daniel B. Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy...

449

Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and...  

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Fuels and Vehicles EIAFinalTestimony(1).pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Testimony Before the House...

450

Before Subcommittee on Water and Power - House Committee on Natural...  

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Water and Power - House Committee on Natural Resources Before Subcommittee on Water and Power - House Committee on Natural Resources Testimony of Mark Gabriel, Administrator WAPA...

451

Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and...  

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09FinalTestimony(Gruenspecht).pdf More Documents & Publications Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Testimony Before the House...

452

White House Council of Economic Advisers and Energy Department...  

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White House Council of Economic Advisers and Energy Department Release New Report on Resiliency of Electric Grid During Natural Disasters White House Council of Economic Advisers...

453

Before the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology ...  

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the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Statement Before the Committee on Science, Space and Technology,...

454

Before the House Science and Technology Committee | Department...  

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Committee Before the House Science and Technology Committee Before the House Science and Technology Committee By: Secretary Steven Chu Subject: New Direction for Energy Research...

455

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

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9-10-09FinalTestimony(Gillo).pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science...

456

Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - Committee...  

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Transportation Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - Committee on Science, Space, and Transportation Before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment -...

457

Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation...  

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House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy and Commerce Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Committee on Energy...

458

Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...  

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Oversight and Government Reform Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives...

459

Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on...  

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Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Energy and...

460

Before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and...  

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Before the House Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Energy...  

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Technology, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and Technology,...

462

Testimony Before the House Energy & Water Development Committee...  

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Reports Testimony Testimony Before the House Energy & Water Development Committee Testimony Before the House Energy & Water Development Committee Agency Financial Reports...

463

House Conference Report 106-1005, Face Page  

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... The managers on the part of the House and the Senate at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

464

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...

465

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

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are here Home Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment...

466

Before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology...  

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Before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Testimony of Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology...

467

Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power - House Committee...  

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

on Energy and Power - House Committee on Energy and Commerce Testimony of Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power - House Committee on...

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Join the STEM and Mentoring Interagency Open House Friday, January...  

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

Join the STEM and Mentoring Interagency Open House Friday, January 18, in Washington DC Join the STEM and Mentoring Interagency Open House Friday, January 18, in Washington DC...

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Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - House Committee...  

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

Environment - House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Testimony of...

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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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On-site Housing Policies and Procedures | Staff Services  

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in all apartments, Guest House rooms, Guest House lobby and dormitory lobbies. Computers with high speed internet connection are available in all dormitory lounges. Coin...

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Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency  

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

Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Financing Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Financing < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heat Pumps Insulation Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Maximum Rebate 20,000 Program Info Funding Source Energy Efficiency Fund State Connecticut Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount 2,500 - 20,000 Provider Connecticut Housing Investment Fund Connecticut homeowners and customers of Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P), and United Illuminating Company (UI) may apply for up to 100%

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Energy-Efficient Mortgages | Department of Energy  

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Energy-Efficient Mortgages Energy-Efficient Mortgages Energy-Efficient Mortgages < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Program Info Program Type Federal Loan Program Homeowners can take advantage of energy efficient mortgages (EEM) to either finance energy efficiency improvements to existing homes, including renewable energy technologies, or to increase their home buying power with the purchase of a new energy efficient home. The U.S. federal government supports these loans by insuring them through Federal Housing Authority (FHA) or Veterans Affairs (VA) programs. This allows borrowers who might

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Analysis for the Design of a Sustainable Housing Complex in Haiti  

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This paper presents sustainable strategies for the design of a prototype sustainable housing complex in tropical climate that applies specifically to Haiti. The tropical climate zone is hot and humid with abundant rainfall and luxuriant vegetation growth. Despite its beautiful environment most of the countries in this zone are undeveloped and poverty manifests itself in different faces especially in poor housing condition. In this study, the history, geography, and culture of Haiti are analyzed in the context of family unit, community, and economic aspects. The climate conditions are also investigated in the context of residents’ comfort and energy savings. The construction materials appropriate for Haiti climate are explored. Rainwater harvesting and gray water reuses are discussed. Finally, sustainable design principles are proposed. Sustainable housing design refers to a strategy to plan and build a housing complex that uses efficient energy and water management while minimizing the overall adverse health and environmental problems. This means keeping the conventional comfort and environment conditions in housing by using natural sources of energy, like sun and wind, to provide natural heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting, and water management while contributing to a responsible natural resources use. The proposed guiding principles target to be utilized for the design of sustainable housing complex in Haiti located in a tropical climate.

Dinka, M.; Cho, S.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hazardous Waste Minimum Distance Requirements (Connecticut) | Department of  

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Minimum Distance Requirements (Connecticut) Minimum Distance Requirements (Connecticut) Hazardous Waste Minimum Distance Requirements (Connecticut) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Department of Energy and Environmental Protection These regulations set minimum distance requirements between certain types of facilities that generate, process, store, and dispose of hazardous waste

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Minimum Concave Cost Flow Over a Grid Network  

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Oct 12, 2012 ... Abstract The minimum concave cost network flow problem ... a grid network with a general nonnegative separable concave cost function.

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Minimum cost subset selection with two competing agents  

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Nov 11, 2010 ... Minimum cost subset selection with two competing agents. Claudia Marini( nicosia ***at*** dia.uniroma3.it) Gaia Nicosia(nicosia ***at*** ...

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Minimum cost subset selection with two competing agents  

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do not require qualified personnel, or when internal costs proportional to skills are incurred .... In conclusion, we tackle four different versions of the minimum cost ...

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Rules Establishing Minimum Standards Relating to Location, Design...  

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Standards Relating to Location, Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (Rhode Island) Rules Establishing Minimum Standards Relating to...

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Microbial metatranscriptomics in a permanent marine oxygen minimum zone  

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Simultaneous characterization of taxonomic composition, metabolic gene content and gene expression in marine oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) has potential to broaden perspectives on the microbial and biogeochemical dynamics ...

Stewart, Frank J.

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Study on optimal train movement for minimum energy consumption.  

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?? The presented thesis project is a study on train energy consumption calculation and optimal train driving strategies for minimum energy consumption. This study is… (more)

Gkortzas, Panagiotis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization Online - Guaranteed Minimum-Rank Solutions of ...  

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Jun 28, 2007 ... Guaranteed Minimum-Rank Solutions of Linear Matrix Equations via Nuclear Norm Minimization. Benjamin Recht(brecht ***at*** caltech.edu)

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On the complexity of maximizing the minimum Shannon capacity in ...  

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Jan 18, 2010 ... On the complexity of maximizing the minimum Shannon capacity in wireless networks by joint channel assignment and power allocation.

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A Road Map for Success: How Northwest Manufactured Housing Conservation Efforts Revolutionized an Industry.  

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The evolution of an ongoing Bonneville Power Administration effort to improve the energy efficiency of manufactured homes is chronicled in this informal history. Over the past nine years, Bonneville`s manufactured housing project has undertaken many activities, including technical studies, cooperative ventures, design studies, and information dissemination. These activities are covered.

Gilbertson, William L.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Switzerland - Applied Research...  

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Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Switzerland - Applied Research on Vacuum Insulation, Passive Houses etc. Speaker(s): Armin Binz Date: January 21, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg....

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Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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

Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Program Info State Hawaii Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount CFL Bulbs: Instant Rebates Heat Pump Water Heater: $200 Refrigerators: $50 Refrigerators (with Trade-in): $125 Clothes Washers: $50 Ceiling Fans: $40 Variable Refrigerant Flow Air Conditioners: $200 Central AC Maintenance: $50 Whole House Fans: $75 Whole House Energy Monitor: 50% of the purchase price up to $100 Provider Hawaii Energy Efficiency Program As part of the Energy Solutions programs, the Hawaii Energy Efficiency

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Air Tightness of New U.S. Houses: A Preliminary Report  

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Tightness of New U.S. Houses: A Preliminary Report Tightness of New U.S. Houses: A Preliminary Report Title Air Tightness of New U.S. Houses: A Preliminary Report Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-48671 Year of Publication 2002 Authors Sherman, Max H., and Nance Matson Abstract Most dwellings in the United States are ventilated primarily through leaks in the building shell (i.e., infiltration) rather than by whole-house mechanical ventilation systems. Consequently, quantification of envelope air-tightness is critical to determining how much energy is being lost through infiltration and how much infiltration is contributing toward ventilation requirements. Envelope air tightness and air leakage can be determined from fan pressurization measurements with a blower door. Tens of thousands of unique fan pressurization measurements have been made of U.S. dwellings over the past decades. LBNL has collected the available data on residential infiltration into its Residential Diagnostics Database, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy. This report documents the envelope air leakage section of the LBNL database, with particular emphasis on new construction. The work reported here is an update of similar efforts carried out a decade ago, which used available data largely focused on the housing stock, rather than on new construction. The current effort emphasizes shell tightness measurements made on houses soon after they are built. These newer data come from over two dozen datasets, including over 73,000 measurements spread throughout a majority of the U.S. Roughly one-third of the measurements are for houses identified as energy-efficient through participation in a government or utility program. As a result, the characteristics reported here provide a quantitative estimate of the impact that energy-efficiency programs have on envelope tightness in the US, as well as on trends in construction.

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Order and chaos : articulating support, housing transformation  

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This thesis presents an exploration on the theme of order and chaos, as a formal and social phenomenon, particularly as it relates to housing. The work stems from an attraction to the messy vitality we find in certain ...

Boehm, William Hollister

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced House Framing | Department of Energy  

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can result in materials cost savings of up to 500 or 1,000 (for a 1,200- and 2,400-square-foot house, respectively), labor cost savings of between 3% and 5%, and annual heating...

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" Million Housing Units, Final"  

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

Air Conditioning in U.S. Homes, by Housing Unit Type, 2009" Air Conditioning in U.S. Homes, by Housing Unit Type, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Housing Unit Type" ,,"Single-Family Units",,"Apartments in Buildings With" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)" ,," Detached"," Attached"," 2 to 4 Units","5 or More Units","Mobile Homes" "Air Conditioning" "Total Homes",113.6,71.8,6.7,9,19.1,6.9 "Air Conditioning Equipment" "Use Air Conditioning Equipment",94,61.1,5.6,6.3,15.2,5.8 "Have Air Conditioning Equipment But" "Do Not Use It",4.9,2.6,0.2,0.7,0.9,0.4 "Do Not Have Air Conditioning Equipment",14.7,8.1,0.9,2.1,3,0.7 "Type of Air Conditioning Equipment "

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" Million Housing Units, Final"  

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

Household Demographics of U.S. Homes, by Housing Unit Type, 2009" Household Demographics of U.S. Homes, by Housing Unit Type, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Housing Unit Type" ,,"Single-Family Units",,"Apartments in Buildings With" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)" ,," Detached"," Attached"," 2 to 4 Units","5 or More Units","Mobile Homes" "Household Demographics" "Total Homes",113.6,71.8,6.7,9,19.1,6.9 "Number of Household Members" "1 Person",31.3,14.4,2.1,3.4,9.6,1.9 "2 Persons",35.8,24.2,1.9,2.5,5,2.1 "3 Persons",18.1,12.1,1.2,1.3,2.2,1.2 "4 Persons",15.7,11.5,1,1,1.5,0.8 "5 Persons",7.7,5.8,0.3,0.5,0.6,0.5

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" Million Housing Units, Final"  

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

Fuels Used and End Uses in U.S. Homes, by Housing Unit Type, 2009" Fuels Used and End Uses in U.S. Homes, by Housing Unit Type, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Final" ,,"Housing Unit Type" ,,"Single-Family Units",,"Apartments in Buildings With" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)" ,," Detached"," Attached"," 2 to 4 Units","5 or More Units","Mobile Homes" "Fuels Used and End Uses" "Total Homes",113.6,71.8,6.7,9,19.1,6.9 "Fuels Used for Any Use" "Electricity",113.6,71.8,6.7,9,19.1,6.9 "Natural Gas",69.2,45.6,4.7,6.1,11,1.8 "Propane/LPG",48.9,39.6,2.4,1.7,2,3.2 "Wood",13.1,11.4,0.3,0.2,0.5,0.7 "Fuel Oil",7.7,5.1,0.4,0.7,1.3,0.1

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The House of the Future at MIT  

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The House of the Future at MIT The House of the Future at MIT Speaker(s): Kent Larson Date: December 6, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 During this seminar, Professor Larson will discuss two related housing initiatives at MIT: Changing Places/Houses in The MIT Home of the Future Consortium. Change is accelerating, but the places we create are largely static and unresponsive. "Changing Places" is an MIT research consortium that explores how new technologies, materials, and strategies for design can make possible dynamic, evolving places that respond to the complexities of life. Open Source Building Alliance Providing individuals with choice creates competition and incentives for innovation. Mass-customization requires a modular component-based approach, which creates a pathway for new players to enter the $852

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" Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"2005...  

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

7 Air-Conditioning Usage Indicators by Household Income, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"2005 Household Income",,,,,"Below Poverty Line","Eligible for Federal Assistance1"...

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The Passive House: A Sustainable Building Concept  

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Passive House: A Sustainable Building Concept Speaker(s): Benjamin Krick Date: November 13, 2012 - 11:00am Location: 90-1099 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: Christian Kohler This...

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White House Safety Datapalooza | Data.gov  

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Resources Blogs Let's Talk Safety You are here Data.gov Communities Safety White House Safety Datapalooza Todd Park Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, speaks at the...

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The California Economy: Singing the Housing Blues  

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THE CALIFORNIA ECONOMY: SINGING THE HOUSING  BLUES Many  parts  of  the  economy  are  doing  better  than towards 2007 the entire economy is being threatened by the 

Thornberg, Christopher

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tax policy, housing markets, and elderly homeowners  

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This dissertation consists of three essays studying the impact of tax policy on housing markets and elderly homeowners. Chapter One examines the potential lock-in effect of capital gains taxation on home sales, using the ...

Shan, Hui, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Whole-House Ventilation | Department of Energy  

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

into the house to be filtered to remove pollen and dust or dehumidified to provide humidity control Supply ventilation systems work best in hot or mixed climates. Because they...

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Sustainable construction in Mexican housing markets  

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This thesis examines recent developments in Mexico's housing markets as an example of how sustainable construction is being adapted and applied in developing countries. The recognition that the construction, operation, and ...

Jung, Bomee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z