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Title: West Village Student Housing Phase I: Apartment Monitoring and Evaluation

Building America team Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI) worked with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and the developer partner West Village Community Partnership (WVCP) to evaluate performance on 192 student apartments completed in September, 2011 as part of Phase I of the multi-purpose West Village project. West Village, the largest planned zero net energy community in the United States. The campus neighborhood is designed to enable faculty, staff and students to affordably live near campus, take advantage of environmentally friendly transportation options, and participate fully in campus life. The aggressive energy efficiency measures that are incorporated in the design contribute to source energy reductions of 37% over the B10 Benchmark. The energy efficiency measures that are incorporated into these apartments include increased wall & attic insulation, high performance windows, high efficiency heat pumps for heating and cooling, central heat pump water heaters (HPWHs), 100% high efficacy lighting, and ENERGY STAR major appliances. Results discuss how measured energy use compares to modeling estimates over a 10 month monitoring period and includes a cost effective evaluation.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1136233
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102014-4442
KNDJ-0-40340-03
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Building Technologies Office
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; BEHAVIOR; BUILDINGS RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; ARBI; BUILDING AMERICA; HVAC; DOMESTIC HOT WATER; HEAT PUMP WATER HEATER; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; ZERO NET ENERGY; ENERGY MODELING; PLUGLOADS; STUDENT HOUSING; BEHAVIOR; MULTIFAMILY​; ; Buildings