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Accession Number DE2012-1051951
Title Whole-House Design and Commissioning in the Project Home Again Hot-Humid New Construction Community.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 87p
Personal Author P. Kerrigan
Abstract This technical report is for 10 single-family new construction homes in New Orleans, Louisiana. BSC seeks to further the energy efficiency market for New Orleans area new construction by supporting projects that are based on solid building science fundamentals and verified implementation. BSC is working with Green Coast Enterprises on 10 new construction homes in New Orleans. All these homes are being managed by Green Coast Enterprises. BSC seeks to address the following research goals and questions on the 10 test houses: (1) Is there a difference in infiltration rates between the two enclosure systems used at Project Home Again Phases V and VI; (2) What are the measured ventilation rates in the homes. How do the ventilation rates compare between different project teams; (3) What are the measured individual register flows. How do they compare to the Manual J8 design CFM flows; (4) What is the cost benefit analysis of the technology package using confirmed cost data and the source energy consumption simulation predictions.
Keywords Buildings
Energy consumption
Energy efficiency
Heat pumps

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 89B - Architectural Design & Environmental Engineering
89C - Construction Management & Techniques
97G - Policies, Regulations & Studies
97B - Energy Use, Supply, & Demand
Corporate Author Buidling Science Corp., Somerville, MA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number KNDJ-0-40337-0

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