Emerging Technologies: Home Envelope Retrofits
There are many technologies on the market to improve the performance of the components of the building envelope, thus improving the overall performance of a house. If existing technology were used to retrofit an older house (envelope and other house systems), energy savings of up to 40% could be achieved. Such retrofits carried out across the housing sector could result in savings of $21 billion per year.
Authors: By Alissa Cooperman; John Dieckmann, Member ASHRAE; and James Brodrick, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE
Citation: ASHRAE Journal, vol. 53, no. 6, June 2011
Publish Date: June 2011
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