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Title: Community-Scale Attic Retrofit and Home Energy Upgrade Data Mining

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America research team, Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), implemented a project to increase residential retrofits in Davis, California. The project used a neighborhood-focused strategy for implementation and a low-cost retrofit program that focused on upgraded attic insulation and duct sealing. ARBI worked with a community partner, the not-for-profit Cool Davis Initiative, as well as selected area contractors to implement a strategy that sought to capitalize on the strong local expertise of partners and the unique aspects of the Davis, California, community. Working with community partners also allowed ARBI to collect and analyze data about effective messaging tactics for community-based retrofit programs.
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  1. Alliance for Residential Building Innovation, Davis, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
NREL/SR--5500-63932; DOE/GO--102015-4644
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308; KNDJ-0-40340-04
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Alliance for Residential Buildings, Davis, California
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)
Contributing Orgs:
Alliance for Residential Building Innovation, Davis, California
Country of Publication:
United States
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION residential; Residential Buildings; ARBI; Building America; retrofit; attic insulation; pre- and post retrofit energy use; HEA; HEU; community scale