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Author Levy, E., author.

Title Advanced envelope research for factory built housing, Phase 3--Whole-house prototyping / prepared by E. Levy, M. Mullens, and P. Rath, ARIES Collaborative, the Levy Partnership, Inc.

Publication Info. [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office, April 2014.


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 Axe Federal Documents Online  E 1.177:DOE/GO-102014-4404    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (x, 49 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
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Note "Prepared for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy."
"April 2014."
"DOE/GO-102014-4404"--Page [60].
Summary The Advanced Envelope Research effort will provide factory homebuilders with high performance, cost-effective envelope designs that can be effectively integrated into the plant production process while meeting the thermal requirements of the 2012 IECC standards. Given the affordable nature of manufactured homes, impact on first cost is a major consideration in developing new envelope technologies. This work is part of a multi-phase effort. Phase 1 identified seven envelope technologies and provided a preliminary assessment of three methods for building high performance walls. Phase 2 focused on developing viable product designs, manufacturing strategies, addressing code and structural issues, and cost analysis of the three selected options. An industry advisory committee helped narrow the research focus to perfecting a stud wall design with exterior continuous insulation (CI). Phase 3, completed in two stages, continued the design development effort, exploring and evaluating a range or methods for applying CI to factory built homes. The scope also included material selection, manufacturing and cost analysis, and prototyping and testing. During this phase, a home was built with CI, evaluated, and placed in service. The experience of building a mock up wall section with CI and then constructing on line a prototype home resolved important concerns about how to integrate the material into the production process. First steps were taken toward finding least expensive approaches for incorporating CI in standard factory building practices and a preliminary assessment suggested that even at this early stage the technology is attractive when viewed from a life cycle cost perspective.
Note Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 6, 2015).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 46).
Funding Prepared under KNDJ-0-40347-04
Subject Prefabricated houses.
Prefabricated houses -- Energy conservation.
Modular construction.
Exterior walls -- Materials.
Exterior walls -- Energy conservation.
Exterior walls -- Materials. (OCoLC)fst00918939
Modular construction. (OCoLC)fst01024490
Prefabricated houses. (OCoLC)fst01075051
Genre/Form Ebook.
Online resources.
Electronic books.
Electronic government information.
Added Author Mullens, M., author.
Rath, P., author.
United States. Department of Energy. Building Technologies Office, issuing body.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.), sponsoring body.
Building America (Program : U.S.), sponsoring body.
Gpo Item No. 0429-A-90 (online)
Sudoc No. E 1.177:DOE/GO-102014-4404

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