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Title: Measure Guideline: Deep Energy Enclosure Retrofit for Double-Stud Walls

This Measure Guideline describes a deep energy enclosure retrofit solution that provides insulation to the interior of the wall assembly with the use of a double-stud wall. The guide describes two approaches to retrofitting the existing walls—one that involves replacing the existing cladding and the other that leaves the cladding in place. This guideline also covers the design principles related to the use of various insulation types and provides strategies and procedures for implementing the double-stud wall retrofit. It also includes an evaluation of important moisture-related and indoor air quality measures that need to be implemented to achieve a durable high-performance wall.
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  1. Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
NREL/SR--5500-63818; DOE/GO--102015-4633
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308; KNDJ-0-40337-05
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Building Science Corporation, Westford, Massachusetts
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
Country of Publication:
United States
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION Residential; Residential Buildings; Building America; BSC; Deep Energy Retrofit; Deep Energy Enclosure Retrofit; Enclosure Retrofit; retrofit; Interior Insulation; Double Stud Wall