Heating Energy Savings: Residential Single Family Home Remodel Projects

Heating Energy Savings: Residential Single Family Home Remodel ProjectsPublication Type:
Case Study

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When installed in accordance with DuPont Installation Guidelines, DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap™ R5.0 significantly contributes to home energy savings and improves comfort in the home. The addition of Tyvek® ThermaWrap™ R5.0 can also significantly reduce a retrofitted home’s HERS rating.

Energy modeling was completed to simulate a reside/remodel project using a REM/Rate™ analysis, which is the standard software used for HERS ratings. Cities representative of two climate zones were modeled. Results were generated for two typical types of single family residential dwellings.

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