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Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes

An Engineering Approach, 1st Edition

By Moncef Krarti

CRC Press

434 pages

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Description

Providing a proven set of energy efficiency measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs for existing homes, this volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage. The author describes several techniques and technolog

Table of Contents

Overview of Energy Audit Procedures. Economic Analysis Methods. Energy Analysis of Homes. Energy Screening of Existing Homes. Building Envelope Retrofit. Electrical Systems Retrofit. Heating and Cooling Systems Retorfit. Domestic Hot Water Systems Retrofit. Zero-Energy Retrofit. Energy Savings Verification. Energy Audit Reporting. Case Studies. Appendices.

About the Author

Moncef Krarti is professor, associate chair, and director of the building systems program for the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General