Residential heating and cooling loads and costs for the South

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This report examines typical residential heating and cooling loads for 24 southern cities and six other US cities. A 1536-square-foot house is examined, with concrete slab floor, frame construction, ventilated attic, and glazing area equivalent to 12% of the floor area. Five basic variations of this house were analyzed: two insulation levels with two compass orientations each, and a sun-tempered case. The building load calculations were based on a non-rigorous methodology typically used within the building community today. The estimated heating and cooling loads and the impact of insulation, orientation, and sun-tempering are illustrated with regional maps. Typical fuel costs ... continued below

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Lau, A. S. & Hyatt, T. D. January 1, 1982.

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This report examines typical residential heating and cooling loads for 24 southern cities and six other US cities. A 1536-square-foot house is examined, with concrete slab floor, frame construction, ventilated attic, and glazing area equivalent to 12% of the floor area. Five basic variations of this house were analyzed: two insulation levels with two compass orientations each, and a sun-tempered case. The building load calculations were based on a non-rigorous methodology typically used within the building community today. The estimated heating and cooling loads and the impact of insulation, orientation, and sun-tempering are illustrated with regional maps. Typical fuel costs and heating systems are also examined and shown to have a major role in determining whether the building design emphasis should be on heating or cooling.

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  • Other: DE82009504
  • Report No.: SSEC/TP-41300
  • Grant Number: AC02-79CS30166
  • DOI: 10.2172/5387430 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1069445

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Lau, A. S. & Hyatt, T. D. Residential heating and cooling loads and costs for the South, report, January 1, 1982; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1069445/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.