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Distribution from wall furnace for small apartments

OK, folks -- time for some creative thinking about a 16-unit building we are trying to weatherize in SE Wisconsin. It's two stories arond a…

Started by Don Hynek

4 Nov 15, 2012
Reply by Linda Wigington

Retrofit Programs, Codes and Market experiences

Several energy efficiency retrofit programs for multifamily buildings have started up recently. New York, California and British Columbia a…

Started by Norm Bourassa

19 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Joseph S. Lopes

Multifamily Buildings Presentations at ACEEE "Summer Study" Conference - August 11-17

If you haven't plugged in to the ACEEE "Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings" -- this might be a good year to do so. Every two ye…

Started by Don Hynek

1 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Multifamily analysis tools present and future

In our work, we all find our preferred tools and we develop efficient (hopefully) ways to use them. Often that process identifies many tool…

Started by Norm Bourassa

8 Mar 13, 2012
Reply by Don Hynek

Mid/High Rise ACH Question

Hey there,   First post on HEP!  Exciting times, indeed.  A question on ACH and N-factors for multifamily:   LBNL’s N-factor converts betwe…

Started by Grant Salmon

4 Feb 12, 2012
Reply by Isaac Savage

Weatherization in Low-income Multifamily Buildings

Mutlifamily Weatherization?? Who knew?  The National Weatherization Training Conference (December 12 to 15) is actually running an entire t…

Started by Don Hynek

6 Nov 27, 2011
Reply by Dan Auer

Energy Auditor Job Announcement - North Carolina

We're hiring energy auditors for multifamily auditing in North Carolina. Please visit this link to view the job description and application…

Started by Isaac Savage

0 Oct 20, 2011

Energy Efficient Multifamily Housing

Alliance to Save Energy has a resource page on multifamily housing with some great information.   As demand for apartments and condos ris…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Oct 20, 2011

Low-rise Residential - Favored retrofit strategies & stories

For those conducting energy audits and developing retrofit work scopes on low-rise residential, please share your experiences in this threa…

Started by Norm Bourassa

11 Sep 23, 2011
Reply by Don Hynek

Some interesting papers on Large building / multi family testing

Hi all, I'm so glad that there is interest in the multi family sector, much needed indeed.  I've attached two great articles about multi fa…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

1 Jul 18, 2011
Reply by Don Hynek

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