New Tool Reveals True Cost of Air Leakage

A Web-Based Energy Savings Calculator for Building Envelope Air Tightness

From JPCL, October 2016

By André Desjarlais, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Air leakage has detrimental effects on energy use and other aspects of building performance. For building owners to invest in reducing air leakage, designers and contractors need a credible, easy-to-use tool that estimates potential energy and financial savings....

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Tagged categories: Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA); Air leakage; Andre Desjarlais; ASHRAE 90.1; Building Envelope; Commercial Buildings; Energy efficiency; National Institute of Standards & Technology; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; U.S. Department of Energy

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