Here is your complete guide to the effective practice of residential energy auditing, covering in detail the specific procedures, techniques and standards practiced within the profession today. The book is intended for use as an educational resource by energy auditors or residential retrofitters, whether working in a weatherization program or in the private arena. Specific topics include the house as a system, the auditor's tools, weatherization, sealants, insulation and barriers, retrofitting, heating and cooling, base load, and new construction. The content of this book is also designed to serve as a preparatory vehicle for auditors seeking to achieve several professional certifications, including programs offered by BPI, RESNET-HERS, DOE/NREL and AEE. Appendices provide a wealth of valuable information, covering weatherization standards and calculations, math basics, conversion tables, climate data, insulation assessments, utility bill interpretation and more.
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|Size: ||16.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||The Fairmont Press, Inc.|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9780881737271 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|