Energy Simulation and Optimized Retrofit Practices Applied to a Real Dwelling

@inproceedings{Marinello2014EnergySA,
  title={Energy Simulation and Optimized Retrofit Practices Applied to a Real Dwelling},
  author={G. Marinello and Stephen Caskey and Eric Bowler and Eckhard A. Groll},
  year={2014}
}
Sustainable construction practices have been increasingly applied in new residential construction for years. On the other hand, little has been done to retrofit the massive stock of already existent dwellings in the United States. Nowadays retrofitting practices represent a good monetary investment and reduce the carbon footprint of a building through reduction of energy consumption. The case of a real single family home is taken as an example to demonstrate the advantages of certain… CONTINUE READING