Field Test Evaluation of Conservation Retrofits of Low-Income, Single-Family Buildings in Wisconsin: Audit Field Test Implementation and Results Page: 53 of 84
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Inconsistencies between measurements and predictions are fairly evenly
distributed among the houses with different major retrofits. Four (67%) of the
six wall insulation houses showed measured savings that were inconsistent with
the predicted savings, indicating a problem with the audit's predictions of wall
insulation energy savings. Three (43%) of the seven houses with no major
retrofits showed savings that were inconsistent with the predictions. Houses
receiving a condensing furnace did no better; three (43%) of the seven showed
measured savings inconsistent with the predicted savings. The audit is
apparently not accurate in predicting energy savings of individual houses.
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McCold, L.N. Field Test Evaluation of Conservation Retrofits of Low-Income, Single-Family Buildings in Wisconsin: Audit Field Test Implementation and Results, report, January 1, 1988; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740901/m1/53/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.