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Title: Building America Solution Center Shows Builders How to Save Materials Costs While Saving Energy

This short article was prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Update newsletter. The article identifies energy and cost-saving benefits of using advanced framing techniques in new construction identified by research teams working with the DOE's Building America program. The article also provides links to guides in the Building America Solution Center that give how-to instructions for builders who want to implement advanced framing construction. The newsletter is issued monthly and can be accessed at http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/building-america-update-newsletter
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1222874
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-110838
BT0101000
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Building America Update Newsletter, (June 11, 2015)
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
U.S. Department of Energy; Building Technologies Office; Building America; residential construction; home building; advanced framing; optimum value engineering