Exploring Cost-Effective High Performance Residential Retrofits for Affordable Housing in the Hot Humid Climate
Considering the slowdown in residential construction and the increase in public desire for energy conservation, there is a growing interest in determining cost-effective, energy efficient measures for existing homes.
This increased interest is understandable since the majority of existing homes are generally less energy efficient than new construction.
While cost-effective, energy efficiency measures for new homes in hot, humid climate regions have been well researched, extracting cost data from the residential remodeling sector is more challenging.
Download this report to review 2 case studies from Florida which examine energy cost savings from retrofits in the following categories:
- Hot Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Total Annual Energy Cost
- HERS Index