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Title: Technology Solutions Case Study: Insulated Siding Retrofit in a Cold Climate

Abstract

In this study, the U.S. Department of Energy’s team Building America Partner¬ship for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC) worked with Kinsley Construction Company to evaluate the real-world performance of insulated sid¬ing when applied to an existing home. A 1960s home was selected for analysis. It is located in a cold climate (zone 6) where the addition of insulated siding and a carefully detailed water-resistive barrier have the potential to offer significant benefits. In particular, the team quantified building airtightness and heating energy use as a function of outdoor temperatures before and after the installa¬tion of the insulated siding.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
BA-PIRC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
OSTI Identifier:
1220464
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102015-4604
7077
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; BA-PIRC; BUILDING AMERICA; INSULATED SIDING; CLIMATE ZONE 6; WATER RESISTANT BARRIER

Citation Formats

None. Technology Solutions Case Study: Insulated Siding Retrofit in a Cold Climate. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
None. Technology Solutions Case Study: Insulated Siding Retrofit in a Cold Climate. United States.
None. Fri . "Technology Solutions Case Study: Insulated Siding Retrofit in a Cold Climate". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1220464.
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title = {Technology Solutions Case Study: Insulated Siding Retrofit in a Cold Climate},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {In this study, the U.S. Department of Energy’s team Building America Partner¬ship for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC) worked with Kinsley Construction Company to evaluate the real-world performance of insulated sid¬ing when applied to an existing home. A 1960s home was selected for analysis. It is located in a cold climate (zone 6) where the addition of insulated siding and a carefully detailed water-resistive barrier have the potential to offer significant benefits. In particular, the team quantified building airtightness and heating energy use as a function of outdoor temperatures before and after the installa¬tion of the insulated siding.},
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year = {2015},
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