A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage

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A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage

While tight exterior envelopes have become standard for single-family homes, they have been slow to reach the multifamily sector. Multifamily buildings have many of the same leakage paths as houses, as well as additional paths ...

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A Macro Market for Micro-CHP?

July 01, 2008

With rising fuel prices and an electric grid near maximal capacity, the economic benefits of good CHP applications in mulitfamily buildings can be substantial to both the investor and the local utility. [continue reading]

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Fixing Air Leakage in Connecticut Town Houses

July 01, 2008

After energy improvements were made to some town houses, a second look revealed big opportunities for energy and money savings. [continue reading]

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Energy Savings in a Manhattan Co-op

July 01, 2008

At Cabrini Terrace, decision makers come equipped with a good deal of knowledge and a powerful determination to save energy. [continue reading]

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Measuring Leakage in Multifamily Buildings

Author: Colin Genge
September 03, 2007

Controlling the flow of air through the exterior building enclosure is critical. But controlling the flow of air between suites and common spaces within the building is also important. [continue reading]

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EarthCraft Virginia

July 01, 2007

EarthCraft Virginia serves as a blueprint for building multifamily homes with high energy efficiency and healthy indoor air quality through environmentally responsible design and construction. [continue reading]

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Improving Hot Water Delivery in Multifamily Buildings

June 05, 2007

Central water-heating systems, which handle large amounts of energy and water, are usually more efficient than individual water heaters for multifamily buildings. This is because the total volume of hot water being stored is reduced, ... [continue reading]

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