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Integrative Method to Whole-House Energy and Comfort Rating

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Author(s)

Hyojin Kim, Han Yan, Anuradha Kadam

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to investigate how thermal comfort dynamics are impacted by energy-efficient or thermal comfort improvements in a low-load house and to explore methods or metrics to rate a whole-house performance in an integrative way based on measured energy and comfort performance of the house. This research aims to strike a balance between advancing measurement science of whole-house performance in a holistic manner and developing a next- generation method or metric that is practical and reliable for realistic field applications to the existing residential building stock.
Citation
Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR) - 20-026
Report Number
20-026

Keywords

thermal comfort, residential, metrics, NZERTF

Citation

Kim, H. , Yan, H. and Kadam, A. (2020), Integrative Method to Whole-House Energy and Comfort Rating, Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created December 3, 2020, Updated January 5, 2021