Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Insulating your Home to Lower Energy Costs

Posted by Webmaster on 15. December 2011 17:11

If you're an everyday reader of the New York Times, you might have caught an article dedicated to saving energy in your home, specifically through the use of home insulation. Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Jeff Christian says "Adding insulation is the first thing a homeowner should do” when looking to save energy. The Building Envelope R&D Program is responsible for developing the Depar... [More]

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New workshop announcement: APEC Building Materials and Component Testing and Rating Centre

Posted by Webmaster on 10. May 2011 15:16

The Building Envelope Research and Development Materials Testing and Rating Centre aims to provide accurate, consistent performance data to promote trade in energy-efficient building envelope materials, such as insulation, cool roofs and advanced windows. This workshop on June 3 at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre in Thailand brings together public, private and academic sect... [More]

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Notes from DOE Roadmap Presentation at Buildings XI Available

Posted by Webmaster on 17. February 2011 17:19

In December 2010, DOE's building envelope team presented the Department of Energy's envelope roadmap at the Buildings XI conference in Clearwater Beach, FL.  DOE then asked stakeholders for their input to guide our finalization of the roadmap.  Notes from that meeting are now available for review.  These notes include important points discussed at the meeting, the results of the par... [More]

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DOE Building Envelopes Roadmap Workshop at Buildings XI

Posted by Webmaster on 18. November 2010 17:51

UPDATE: Please check back to the blog in January for a summary of comments and events from this meeting... Workshop Alert! Please join members of the Building Envelope R&D Program as Oak Ridge National Laboratory hosts the 11th International Conference on Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings on December 5-9, 2010 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This conference focuse... [More]

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Insulation Guideline Update - Interim Review of Analysis

Posted by Webmaster on 26. October 2007 11:00

Memo to Insulation Fact Sheet Stakeholders, Oct. 2007Download Adobe Acrobat. Posted By: Tech Admin from Technologists Inc. October 26, 2007 11:00 AM Dear Stakeholders, DOE through its Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be conducting a new analysis regarding the recommended residential insulation levels. Please see the attached ORNL letter that requests your comments regarding cost data. Please ... [More]

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Recommended Insulation Guidelines Update Analysis

Posted by Webmaster on 12. October 2006 15:24

Memo to Residential Insulation Stakeholders (PDF 138 KB), Oct. 2006Download Adobe Acrobat. Posted By: P. Marc LaFrance from US Department Of Energy October 12, 2006 3:24 PM Dear Stakeholders, DOE through its Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be conducting a new analysis regarding the recommended residential insulation levels. Please see the attached ORNL letter that requests your comments. Ple... [More]

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