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Impact of Energy-Conserving Retrofits on Indoor Air Quality in Residential Housing

James V. Berk

Impact of Energy-Conserving Retrofits on Indoor Air Quality in Residential Housing

by James V. Berk

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Published by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

To be presented at the Air Pollution Control Association 74th Annual M eeting, Philadelphia, PA, June 21-26, 1981.

StatementBerk, James.
ContributionsYoung, Rodger., Brown, Stephen.
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17586621M

@article{osti_, title = {ASTM residential green building standard guide development}, author = {Howard, B D and Reed, W}, abstractNote = {The authors have led development of a Standard Guide for Residential Green Buildings through the consensus process of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). The voluntary guidance document has been processed through two public peer. It is evident that reducing the energy demand of residential buildings can have a significant impact on the emissions and energy security of the communities. In Canada, the main energy end uses of the residential sector are space heating (63%), water heating (19%), appliances (12%), lighting (4%) and space cooling (1%), with around 80% of the Cited by:

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dominant uses vary between residential and commercial structures 1 (DOE, ). As noted in Tablethe dominant uses of energy in the residential sector are ambient space heating (about 26%) and cooling, water heating, and lighting (each about 12–13%).In commercial buildings, lighting is the dominant category at about 25%, but space heating, cooling, and mechanical ventilation together.

FCS Energy Efficient Homes: Indoor Air Quality and Energy1 Kathleen C. Ruppert, Wendell A. Porter, Randall A. Cantrell, and Hyun-Jeong Lee2 1. This document is FCS, one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. THIS REPORT CONSISTS OF SEVERAL DIFFERENT PARTS.

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8 U.S. Department of Energy O verall growth in the U.S. housing market, despite the recent down-turn, has driven an increase in electricity consumption. Electricity is the largest energy source for buildings, and that predominance has grown. Natural gas is the second largest energy source and petroleum (predominantly heating oil) a distant third.

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Stock No. Foreword. retrofits 19 Green nAtionAl serViCe 23 Green-CollAr job trAininG 28 ConClusion 29 APPendiX A: Green-CollAr jobs in the ConstruCtion seCtor 30 APPendiX b: other finAnCinG meChAnisms for the CeC. The CEC can capture the imagination of America, unite key constituencies, and motivate millions to act.The studies show that the mass and the external shading device used has a considerable influence on the indoor air temperature.

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