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Title: Cost Analysis of Roof-Only Air Sealing and Insulation Strategies on 1 1/2-Story Homes in Cold Climates

The External Thermal and Moisture Management System (ETMMS), typically seen in deep energy retrofits, is a valuable approach for the roof-only portions of existing homes, particularly the 1 1/2-story home. It is effective in reducing energy loss through the building envelope, improving building durability, reducing ice dams, and providing opportunities to improve occupant comfort and health.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1166663
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102014-4552
KNDJ-0-40338-04
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by NorthernSTAR Building America Partnership, St. Paul, Minnesota
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; ROOFS; BUILDINGS RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; NORTHERNSTAR; BUILDING AMERICA; OVERCOAT; ROOF; 1 1/2-STORY HOUSE; EXTERIOR RIGID INSULATION; CONTINUOUS AIR AND WATER BARRIER; ETMMS; VENTILATION​; ; Buildings