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Title: New Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Advanced Extended Plate and Beam Wall System in a Cold-Climate House

A zero energy ready home was recently completed that features an innovative wall system. This highly insulated (high-R) light-frame wall system, called the extended plate and beam, is for use above grade in residential buildings. The Building America research team Home Innovation Research Labs featured this system in a new construction test house.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
residential; residential buildings; building america; high-r; plate and beam; home innovation research labs