Performance Specifications for the Design and Manufacture of Energy Efficient Housing in the 21st Century

by Ronald Kellett, Univ of Oregon, Eugene, United States,
Mark DeKay, Univ of Oregon, Eugene, United States,
Brook Muller, Univ of Oregon, Eugene, United States,
Donald Peting, Univ of Oregon, Eugene, United States,
G. Z. Brown, Univ of Oregon, Eugene, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Housing America in the Twenty-First Century

Abstract: This paper reports on work in progress in `Design for Energy Efficiency', one of fifteen task areas of the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored Energy Efficient Industrialized Housing research program. In this task, design studies establish performance goals for systems and technologies leading to energy efficient housing in the year 2030. Methods and results of work in progress are summarized, emphasizing areas where principles of design, engineering and manufacturing have converged to realize program goals of energy performance, economy and design quality.

Subject Headings: Sustainable development | Housing | Energy efficiency | Energy methods | Manufacturing | Residential buildings

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