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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SOFTWARE

May 01, 1994

The National Energy Audit, Recipe for a "DOE-Approved" Computer Energy Audit [continue reading]

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Confessions of an "Addicted" Auditor

May 01, 1994

My initial reaction to the prospect of a computerized audit was sarcastic disdain--right, a computer is going to tell me what's wrong with a building! [continue reading]

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The Wisconsin Audit System

May 01, 1994

The State of Wisconsin Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) uses the WECC Energy Audit System, designed and developed by Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation for utility and government funded residential energy conservation programs. [continue reading]

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Blower Door Cruise Control

Author: Bruce Torrey
March 01, 1994

The use of pressure differential diagnostics to measure and interpret air leakage is changing the way blower-door users approach buildings. [continue reading]

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Infiltration: Just ACH50 Divided by 20?

Author: Alan Meier
January 01, 1994

Many researchers have sought to develop a correlation between a one-time pressurization test and an annual infiltration rate. [continue reading]

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Leak Detectors: Experts Explain the Techniques

Author: Various Authors
September 01, 1993

This article is an effort to bring together the ideas of several innovators who have invented methods of diagnosing duct leakage. [continue reading]

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