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Used DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings?

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Hi Folks, Anyone here have any experience using DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings? Having something like an HES for MF would be useful, but DOE's not supporting Asset Score very much.I'd…Continue

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Jacob Corvidae replied to Jerry Needham's discussion 70 unit building rehab
"With less than $1,000 / unit and comfort as the primary driver, air-sealing and select insulation seems likely to be the best solution. But it's worth also looking at what the replacement schedule is for the AC and furnaces. If it's…"
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Used DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings?

Hi Folks, Anyone here have any experience using DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings? Having something like an HES for MF would be useful, but DOE's not supporting Asset Score very much.I'd love to hear how it's worked for you, or what you'd recommend instead? Obviously HERS can be useful for MF units as well, and has both the ability to rate individual units and to extrapolate results in truly large buildings. We're talking with a number of cities looking for labelling and assessment…See More
Feb 8
Jacob Corvidae replied to Ann Edminster's discussion New(ish) ZNE publications available
"Great to see these Ann. Thanks for sharing. "
Jan 17
Jacob Corvidae commented on Pearl Certification's blog post New Study Measures Impact of Energy Efficient Features On Home Sale Prices in Phoenix
"Congrats folks - great to see that moving forward. We'll look forward to the results.  Jacob"
Jan 17
Jacob Corvidae commented on Home Performance Coalition's blog post HPC Works With Stakeholders To Improve New York State Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
"Thanks for sharing!"
Jan 10
Jacob Corvidae commented on David Keefe's blog post Explaining Air Sealing and Ventilation to Homeowners
"Great analogy with the water, David. Quick clear and "sticky". "
Jan 10
Jacob Corvidae commented on Home Performance Coalition's blog post HPC Works With Stakeholders To Improve New York State Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
"Great work. Can you share the actually comments and advise you provided? "
Jan 10
Jacob Corvidae commented on Chris Davis's blog post Adios and Fare-thee-well to Mike Rogers by Peter Troast
"I'm so thankful to have had the pleasure of working with Mike over the past few years. He was a great force for the industry, but also for life in general. Thank you, Mike. "
Dec 20, 2018
Jacob Corvidae liked Chris Davis's blog post Adios and Fare-thee-well to Mike Rogers by Peter Troast
Dec 20, 2018
Jacob Corvidae liked Jim Gunshinan's blog post New Zero-Energy Homes Almost to Cost Parity, While Codes & Incentives Help Cross the Finish Line—By RMI's Alisa Petersen
Nov 28, 2018
Jacob Corvidae commented on Energy Circle's blog post The Role of Facebook (& other social media) for HVAC, Home Performance, and Solar
"I completely agree that this is a useful channel, and would like to offer another suggestion on how to use this: it's not just for building your brand relationships and direct ad conversions. Part of the appeal of Facebook is getting your happy…"
Nov 21, 2018
Jacob Corvidae posted a blog post

Cities leading net zero energy building transformation

Cities across the US and across the world are taking the lead to transform our building sector. Net zero energy buildings are the future of buildings. Stay tuned for new research RMI will be releasing soon on the economics of net zero energy homes. Meanwhile, check out this overview of the work that cities are launching: …See More
Sep 4, 2018
Jacob Corvidae commented on Chris Dorsi's blog post House and Home: the New Pattern Language
"Chris, This is super exciting! A Pattern Language has not only informed house remodels I've done, but actually informed designing an entire village I helped create (with many others). It's even informed my thinking on language, culture,…"
May 17, 2018
Jacob Corvidae liked Jim Gunshinan's blog post Highlights from the 2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference in Philadelphia
May 7, 2018
Jacob Corvidae replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"If you're looking for energy gains and your windows are old, here's my general approach:  1) if they are old metal-frame windows, then replacing is probably a good idea as the metal brings a lot of outside temperature in (thermal…"
Apr 12, 2018
Jacob Corvidae replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"Yeah - these!  At EcoWorks, we used to take things like the BSC document and just get builders to print them out, post them on site, give them to their subs (these and diagrams from the EEBA guides). They're so clear and straightforward,…"
Apr 5, 2018

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Cities leading net zero energy building transformation

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

Cities across the US and across the world are taking the lead to transform our building sector. Net zero energy buildings are the future of buildings. Stay tuned for new research RMI will be releasing soon on the economics of net zero energy homes. Meanwhile, check out this overview of the work that cities are launching: …

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MPG for Homes - The Quest for the Best

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

An mpg-like rating for homes is here. For the first time in history, people can find out the expected energy use of any home in the U.S. This single piece of information conveys helpful insights including the expected cost of maintaining a home, the environmental impact of the home, and a proxy for how comfortable the home is likely to be. This information will become more widely available from more sources as…

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