Skip header navigation to main content. NREL - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NREL Publications

Return to Search

Return to Document List Go to Next Document

Document Summary

Title: Cost Analysis of Roof-Only Air Sealing and Insulation Strategies on 1 1/2-Story Homes in Cold Climates.
Author: Ojczyk, C.
Pages/Volumes: 50 pp.
Publication Year: 2014
Notes: Work performed by NorthernSTAR Building America Partnership, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Document Type: Subcontract Report
NTIS/GPO Number: 1166663
Subject Code Description: Buildings
Abstract: The External Thermal and Moisture Management System (ETMMS), typically seen in deep energy retrofits, is a valuable approach for the roof-only portions of existing homes, particularly the 1 1/2-story home. It is effective in reducing energy loss through the building envelope, improving building durability, reducing ice dams, and providing opportunities to improve occupant comfort and health.
Accession Number: 61159
Library Notes: NPL-1412 REV
Report Numbers: SR-5500-63178; DOE/GO-102014-4552

2.4 MB

PDF: This document is available as an Adobe Acrobat PDF. Download Acrobat Reader.