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Title: Cascade Apartments: Deep Energy Multifamily Retrofit

Abstract

In December of 2009-10, King County Housing Authority (KCHA) implemented energy retrofit improvements in the Cascade multifamily community, located in Kent, Washington (marine climate.)This research effort involved significant coordination from stakeholders KCHA, WA State Department of Commerce, utility Puget Sound Energy, and Cascade tenants. This report focuses on the following three primary BA research questions: 1. What are the modeled energy savings using DOE low income weatherization approved TREAT software? 2. How did the modeled energy savings compare with measured energy savings from aggregate utility billing analysis? 3. What is the Savings to Investment Ratio (SIR) of the retrofit package after considering utility window incentives and KCHA capitol improvement funding.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Washington State Univ. Energy Program, Olympia, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Washington State University Energy Program for BA-PIRC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
OSTI Identifier:
1220985
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102014-4343
6699
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
residential; Residential Buildings; BA-PIRC; Building America; multifamily; deep energy retrofit; marine climate; TREAT analysis; energy audit; retrofit package; ventilation system; utility billing analysis; savings-to-investment ratio

Citation Formats

Gordon, A., Mattheis, L., Kunkle, R., Howard, L., and Lubliner, M.. Cascade Apartments: Deep Energy Multifamily Retrofit. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2172/1220985.
Gordon, A., Mattheis, L., Kunkle, R., Howard, L., & Lubliner, M.. Cascade Apartments: Deep Energy Multifamily Retrofit. United States. doi:10.2172/1220985.
Gordon, A., Mattheis, L., Kunkle, R., Howard, L., and Lubliner, M.. Sat . "Cascade Apartments: Deep Energy Multifamily Retrofit". United States. doi:10.2172/1220985. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1220985.
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title = {Cascade Apartments: Deep Energy Multifamily Retrofit},
author = {Gordon, A. and Mattheis, L. and Kunkle, R. and Howard, L. and Lubliner, M.},
abstractNote = {In December of 2009-10, King County Housing Authority (KCHA) implemented energy retrofit improvements in the Cascade multifamily community, located in Kent, Washington (marine climate.)This research effort involved significant coordination from stakeholders KCHA, WA State Department of Commerce, utility Puget Sound Energy, and Cascade tenants. This report focuses on the following three primary BA research questions: 1. What are the modeled energy savings using DOE low income weatherization approved TREAT software? 2. How did the modeled energy savings compare with measured energy savings from aggregate utility billing analysis? 3. What is the Savings to Investment Ratio (SIR) of the retrofit package after considering utility window incentives and KCHA capitol improvement funding.},
doi = {10.2172/1220985},
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number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2014},
month = {Sat Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2014}
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