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Energy Assessment and Improvement: Residential

Energy Assessment and Improvement: Residential

Part Number:EAIR
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This heavily illustrated, 270+ page book thorough explains the principles and practices of Energy Assessment and Improvement.

This new book serves as both a training manual and field guide. It is unique in that it covers energy in the residential arena by covering both assessment (auditing) and improvement (retrofit or installation) for the following target groups:
  * Weatherization Curriculum for Auditor and Installer
  * Core Competencies for Weatherization Auditors and Installers
  * BPI Building Analyst (BA) and Envelope Professional (EP) Curriculum
  * RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater, Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP), Building Performance Auditor (BPA), and Comprehensive Home Energy Rater System (CHERS) Curricula

The Glossary and Index alone make this a handy companion for ANY ONE in the building energy trade.!

 Energy Assessment and Improvement: Residential Buildings
A Training Manual and Field Guide

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Energy Basics
Chapter 3. House As A System
Chapter 4. The Auditor's Tools and How to Use Them
Chapter 5. Weatherization Requirements
Chapter 6. Sealants, Insulation, Barriers and How to Install Them
Chapter 7. Auditing, Planning, Retrofitting
Chapter 8. Work Order Development By The Auditor
Chapter 9. Heating and Cooling
Chapter 10. Baseload and How To Improve It
Chapter 11. New Construction Energy Evaluations

Appendix A. Weatherization Standards
Appendix B. Math Basics
Appendix C. Energy Unit Conversion Chart
Appendix D. Ventilation Calculations
Appendix E. ZPD Calculations
Appendix F. Weatherization Items
Appendix G. R-Values in Reality
Appendix H. Insulation versus Air Sealing
Appendix I. Estimating Insulation Requirements
Appendix J. DOE Climate Zones
Appendix K. Meter Reading
Appendix L. Refrigerant Charge Testing
Appendix M. Climate Data for Select Cities in the U.S.



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