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Title: Existing Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Evaluation of a Multifamily Retrofit in Climate Zone 5, Boulder, Colorado

In 2009, a 37-unit apartment complex located in Boulder, Colorado, underwent an energy retrofit to comply with Boulder SmartRegs Ordinance, a mandate that requires all rental properties to meet certain energy efficiency standards by 2018. The Consortium of Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), a U.S. Department of Energy Building America team, worked with city planners and building owners to evaluate this program and recently completed a case study evaluating the effectiveness of a collection of retrofit measures.
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Research Org:
Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB)
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
residential; residential buildings; Building America; CARB; multifamily; apartments; utility bills; bill analysis; pre- and post-retrofit; energy efficiency measures; lighting, appliances, and miscellaneous electric loads; MELs; energy modeling predictions; predicted vs. actual