High-Performance Roofing Systems at No or Little Additional Cost

High-Performance Roofing Systems at No or Little Additional Cost

Innovations make roofing tiles more affordable and cost-efficient than ever, even when adding solar to the mix. Here’s how.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: 3 IN 1 ROOF


Solar water heating helping Mass. multifamily buildings save energy

Solar water heating helping Mass. multifamily buildings save energy

The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings has worked with builders to assess the most practical cost-effective means to reduce home energy consumption and approach zero energy. Especially in multifamily applications, CARB has seen more developers explore solar domestic hot-water systems as part of the least-cost pathway.

Type: Case Study




Multifamily buildings balance hydronic systems

Multifamily buildings balance hydronic systems

Most older multifamily buildings in Chicago are heated by centrally metered steam or hot water systems. These buildings cannot operate effciently when these systems become imbalanced. The buildings become under­ and over­ heated, which causes tenant discomfort and higher energy use intensity.

Type: Case Study




Rehabilitation of multifamily homes boosts efficiency

Rehabilitation of multifamily homes boosts efficiency

Rea Ventures Group partnered with Southface Energy Institute, a member of the U.S. Department of Energy's Partnership for Home Innovation Building America research team, to develop a prescriptive approach for rehabilitating a portfolio of rural multifamily rental properties in Georgia.

Type: Case Study




Chicago project illustrates financial benefits of multifamily retrofits

Chicago project illustrates financial benefits of multifamily retrofits

Research showed the average net income increased by 1.6 percent.

Type: Case Study




A look at the future of air conditioning

A look at the future of air conditioning

This report characterizes the landscape and trends in the global air conditioning market, including discussion of direct and indirect climate impacts and potential global warming impacts from global A/C usage. It also documents solutions that can help achieve international goals for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

Type: White Paper




University Makes Most of Onsite Alternative Water Sources

University Makes Most of Onsite Alternative Water Sources

Project Summary Once the largest water-using entity in the city of Austin, the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has been implementing programs to reduce its water use for three decades.

Type: Case Study




California Campus Cooks Up Kitchen Water Savings

California Campus Cooks Up Kitchen Water Savings

Project Summary In 2014, California entered its third consecutive year of statewide drought conditions, with water and sewer costs in Los Angeles expected to increase by 8 percent annually over the next five years.

Type: Case Study




Why Wouldn't You...

Why Wouldn't You...

If you could incorporate a roof system that the market requests and regulations mandate, provided leading-edge efficiency and simplicity and all with no more cost...Why Wouldn't You?

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: 3 IN 1 ROOF


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