Energy Renovations: Volume 14: HVAC - A Guide for Contractors to Share with Homeowners

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This report was prepared by PNNL for DOE's Building America program and is intended as a guide that energy performance contractors can share with homeowners to describe various energy-efficient options for heating, cooling, and ventilating existing homes. The report provides descriptions of many common and not-so-common HVAC systems, including their advantages and disadvantages, efficiency ranges and characteristics of high-performance models, typical costs, and climate considerations. The report also provides decision trees and tables of useful information for homeowners who are making decisions about adding, replacing, or upgrading existing HVAC equipment in their homes. Information regarding home energy performance assessments (audits) ... continued below

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Gilbride, Theresa L.; Baechler, Michael C.; Hefty, Marye G.; Hand, James R. & Love, Pat M. August 29, 2011.

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This report was prepared by PNNL for DOE's Building America program and is intended as a guide that energy performance contractors can share with homeowners to describe various energy-efficient options for heating, cooling, and ventilating existing homes. The report provides descriptions of many common and not-so-common HVAC systems, including their advantages and disadvantages, efficiency ranges and characteristics of high-performance models, typical costs, and climate considerations. The report also provides decision trees and tables of useful information for homeowners who are making decisions about adding, replacing, or upgrading existing HVAC equipment in their homes. Information regarding home energy performance assessments (audits) and combustion safety issues when replacing HVAC equipment are also provided.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-20421
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1067974 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1067974
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc844440

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Gilbride, Theresa L.; Baechler, Michael C.; Hefty, Marye G.; Hand, James R. & Love, Pat M. Energy Renovations: Volume 14: HVAC - A Guide for Contractors to Share with Homeowners, report, August 29, 2011; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc844440/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.