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Title: Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile – Buried and Encapsulated Ducts

In this innovation profile, CARB research shows HVAC ducts that are encapsulated in closed-cell spray foam and buried in blown insulation in a vented attic meet the code requirements for ducts in conditioned space.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220949
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-98654
6530
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ducts; buried and encapsulated ducts; conditioned space; BEDs; vented attic; spray foam; residential buildings; Building America