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Accession Number DE2012-1053737
Title Greenbuilt Retrofit Test House. Final Report.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 81p
Personal Author B. Sparn C. Booten C. E. Hancock G. Barker K. Hudon L. Earle P. C. Tabares-Velasco
Abstract The Greenbuilt house is an all-electric, 1980s era home in the eastern Sacramento suburb of Fair Oaks. It was retrofitted by Greenbuilt Construction as part of the Sacramento Municipal Utility Districts (SMUD) Energy Efficient Remodel Demonstration (EERD) program. The project was a joint effort between the design-build team at Greenbuilt Construction, led by Jim Bayless, Mike Keesee of SMUD, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The EERD program works with local builders to renovate homes with cost-effective energy-efficiency retrofit measures. The homes remodeled under this program are intended to showcase energy-efficient retrofit options for homeowners and other builders. The Greenbuilt house is one of five EERD projects that NREL has supported. NREL mainly provided energy analysis and monitored post-retrofit performance to verify that the energy consumption is in line with the modeling predictions. NREL also performed detailed monitoring on the more innovative equipment included in these remodels, such as an add-on heat pump water heater (HPWH).
Keywords Construction
Cost effectiveness
Energy consumption
Energy efficiency
Heat pumps
Water heaters

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 89B - Architectural Design & Environmental Engineering
97B - Energy Use, Supply, & Demand
97J - Heating & Cooling Systems
Corporate Author National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number DE-AC36-08GO28308

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