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....