Better Measurements, Better Models: Advances in Measuring and Predicting Thermal Performance

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Better Measurements, Better Models: Advances in Measuring and Predicting Thermal Performance

As 2-D and 3-D modeling to predict building performance becomes more widespread, we need to consider what data are feeding those models. At this point, modeling software has become quite sophisticated, and many users don&...

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Slicing Energy Use with Sharp Calculation Tools

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September 01, 2003

        How can a calculator save energy? The right kind of calculator can provide a rational basis for deciding which conservation measures are good investments for a particular building. Builders ... [continue reading]

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Keeping Score

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March 01, 2003

A package of software tools is designed to make routine measurement of actual energy savings cost-effective for home performance contractors. [continue reading]

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An Easier Way to Measure Duct Leaks

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September 01, 2002

Finally, a duct leakage measurement that HVAC contractors might even love. [continue reading]

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Air Flow Measurements in the Bag

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September 01, 2002

        Many people in the building performance field know about a certain, easy-to-perform air flow test that involves common household items. If you are not among them, read on. If ... [continue reading]

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Flow Control Gains in Accuracy

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March 01, 2002

A new flow meter is easier to use than a Duct Blaster, and more accurate than the temperature rise method. [continue reading]

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The Latest in Hot Shots

Author: John Snell
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March 01, 2002

Infrared cameras are becoming affordable tools for building performance professionals. [continue reading]

Manufactured Housing Equals Green Housing

Olga Zheliabina

Manufactured Housing Equals Green Housing

Concerns about the environment and climate change have everyday Americans more determined than ever to do their part to reduce ...

Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More

Frank Rapley

Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where I work as a senior manager, is a corporate agency of the United States ...

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