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Title: Apartment Compartmentalization With an Aerosol-Based Sealing Process

The U.S. Department of Energy Building America Team, Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings, sought to demonstrate this new technology application in a new construction multifamily building in Queens, New York. The effectiveness of the sealing process was evaluated by three methods: air leakage testing of overall apartment before-and-after sealing, point-source testing of individual leaks, and pressure measurements in the walls of an apartment during sealing.
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  1. Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), Norwalk, CT (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
NREL/SR-5500-63665; DOE/GO-102015-4620
DOE Contract Number:
AC-36-08GO28308; KNDJ-0-40342-05
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), Norwalk, Connecticut, and Western Cooling Efficiency Center at the University of California, Davis, California
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
Country of Publication:
United States
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; residential; residential buildings; carb; building america; steven winter associates, inc.; SWA; consortium for advanced residential buildings; western cooling efficiency center at University of California Davis; compartmentalization; air sealing building enclosures; aerosol sealant; apartments; dwellings; demising walls; multifamily