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Remodel Guide for Energy Efficient Historic Homes

This resource guide to renovation of historic houses addresses energy efficiency and related issues such as building durability, indoor air quality, and occupant health, safety, and comfort. The best practices described in this guide are based on the results of research and demonstration projects conducted by Building America’s research teams in cooperation with the Dept.… Continue Reading

Window Replacement Consumer Guide

There is a significant push for energy performance upgrades to existing homes. An important target is often the windows. Old single-glazed windows have such low thermal resistance that their effect on the overall thermal resistance of the walls can be staggering. Improving the performance of the window stock is therefore central to the goal of… Continue Reading