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BA-1404: Initial and Long Term Movement of Cladding Installed Over Exterior Rigid Insulation

By Peter Baker
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BA-1403: Guidance on Modeling Enclosure Design in Above Grade Walls: Expert Meeting Report

By Kohta Ueno and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-1402: HVAC Design Strategy for a Hot-Humid Production Builder

By Phil Kerrigan
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BA-1401: Performance Results for Massachusetts & Rhode Island DER Pilot Community

By Cathy Gates and Ken Neuhauser
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BA-1316: Moisture Management for High R-Value Walls

By Robert Lepage, Chris Schumacher, Alex Lukachko
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BA-1315: Evaluation of Early Performance Results for Massachusetts Homes in the National Grid Pilot Deep Energy Retrofit Program

By Ken Neuhauser and Cathy Gates
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BA-1314: Cladding Attachment Over Thick Exterior Insulating Sheathing

By Peter Baker and Robert Lepage
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BA-1313: Moisture Durability with Vapor Permeable Insulating Sheathing

By Robert LePage and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-1312: Application of Spray Foam Insulation Under Plywood and OSB Roof Sheathing

By Aaron Grin, Jonathan Smegal and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-1311: Evaluation of Two CEDA Weatherization Pilot Implementations of an Exterior Insulation and Over-Clad Retrofit Strategy for Residential Masonry Buildings in Chicago

By Ken Neuhauser
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BA-1310: Supplemental Dehumidification in Warm-Humid Climates

By Armin Rudd
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BA-1309: Ventilation System Effectiveness and Tested Indoor Air Quality Impacts

By Armin Rudd and Daniel Bergey
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BA-1308: Moisture Control for Dense-Packed Roof Assemblies in Cold Climates: Final Measure Guideline

By Chris Schumacher and Robert Lepage
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BA-0505: Residential Dehumidification Systems Research for Hot-Humid Climates

By Armin Rudd, Joseph Lstiburek, Kohta Ueno
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BA-1307: Interior Insulation of Mass Masonry Walls: Joist Monitoring, Material Test Optimization, Salt Effects

By Kohta Ueno, Randy Van Straaten, Chris Schumacher
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BA-1303: Transformations, Inc.: Partnering to Build Net-Zero Energy Houses in Massachusetts

By Ueno/Wytrykowska/Bergey
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BA-1302: Retrofit of a Multi-family Mass Masonry Building in New England

By Ueno/Kerrigan/Wytrykowska/Van Straaten
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BA-1301: Guidance on Taped Insulating Sheathing Drainage Planes—Final Report

By Aaron Grin and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-1209: Multifamily Ventilation Retrofit Strategies

By Kohta Ueno, Joseph Lstiburek, and Daniel Bergey
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BA-1208: Performance Evaluation of a Hot-Humid Climate Community

By Rosie Osser and Phil Kerrigan
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BA-1203: Measure Guideline—Wood Window Repair, Rehabilitation, and Replacement

By Peter Baker
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BA-1202: Byggmeister Test Home—Cold Climate Multifamily Masonry Building Condition Assessment and Retrofit Analysis

By Honorata Wytrykowska, Kohta Ueno, Randy Van Straaten
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BA-1206: Measure Guideline–Combination Forced-Air Space and Tankless Domestic Hot Water Heating Systems

By Armin Rudd
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BA-1205: Attic or Roof? An Evaluation of Two Advanced Weatherization Packages

By Ken Neuhauser
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BA-1204: External Insulation of Masonry Walls and Wood Framed Walls

By Peter Baker
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BA-1210: Moisture and Structural Analysis for High Performance Hybrid Wall Assemblies

By Aaron Grin and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-1108: Hybrid Foundation Insulation Retrofits: Measure Guidelines

By Kohta Ueno and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-1107: Final Retrofit Pilot Community Evaluation Report

By Rosie Osser, Ken Neuhauser and Kohta Ueno
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BA-1105: Internal Insulation of Masonry Walls: Final Measure Guideline

By John Straube, Kohta Ueno and Christopher Schumacher
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BA-1106: Leveraging Limited Scope for Maximum Benefit in Occupied Renovation of Uninsulated Cold Climate Multifamily Housing

By Ken Neuhauser, Daneil Bergey and Rosie Osser
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BA-1109: High Impact Project: Support of Standards Development–Dense-pack Airflow Resistance Final Research Report

By Christopher Schumacher
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BA-1111: National Grid Deep Energy Retrofit Pilot

By Ken Neuhauser
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BA-1005: Building America Special Research Project: High R-Value Enclosures for High Performance Residential Buildings in All Climate Zones

By John Straube
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BA-1006: Building America Special Research Project—High-R Roofs Case Study Analysis

By John Straube and Aaron Grin
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BA-1008: Building America Special Research Project: Enhanced Dehumidification

By Armin Rudd
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BA-1009: Building America Special Research Project—Space Conditioning Systems for High Performance Homes

By Armin Rudd
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BA-1004: Building America Special Research Project—Deployment of Advanced Framing at the Community Scale

By Joseph Lstiburek and Aaron Grin
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BA-1003: Building America Special Research Project—High-R Foundations Case Study Analysis

By Jonathan Smegal/John Straube
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BA-1001: Moisture-Safe Unvented Wood Roof Systems

By John Straube
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BA-1015: Bulk Water Control Methods for Foundations

By Kohta Ueno and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-0911: Identification of Codes and Standards Issues

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0911: 2009 Community Scale Evaluations

By Building Science Corporation

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BA-0911: 2009 Prototype House Evaluations

By Building Science Corporation

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BA-0911: 2009 Advanced System Research

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0903: Building America Special Research Project—High-R Walls Case Study Analysis

By John Straube and Jonathan Smegal
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BA-0804: Plans For Energy Efficient Homes in Greensburg, KS

By Joseph Lstiburek and Alex Lukachko
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BA-0805: Training Curriculum and Follow-Up Results—Greensburg, KS

By Lstiburek/Lukachko
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BA-0806: Tankless and Solar Hot Water Heating Integration Research

By Building Science Corporations
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BA-0811: Community Scale Evaluation—Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell Westford House

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0602: Field Test of Room-to-Room Uniformity of Ventilation Air Distribution in Two New Houses

By Armin Rudd
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BA-0801: Towards Sustainability—Green Building, Sustainability Objectives, and Building America Whole House Systems Research

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0703: Introducing the market to high-performance building on Hilton Head Island

By Armin Rudd
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BA-0704: Building a Durable and Energy Efficient Home in Post-Katrina New Orleans

By Peter Baker
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BA-0213: Combo Space/Water Heating Systems—"Duo Diligence"

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0212: PV Primer

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0309: Renovating Your Basement

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0007: Advanced Space Conditioning

By Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-0305: Why It's So Important (and Troubling) to Keep Ducts and Equipment in Conditioned Space

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0006: Discussion of the Use of Transfer Grilles to Facilitate Return Air Flow in Central Return Systems

By Armin Rudd
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BA-0405: Community-Scale Evaluation Results

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0402: Singing the "blues" in the key of "low-e"

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0401: Conditioned Crawlspace Construction, Performance and Codes

By Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-0201: Advanced Framing—Using Wood Efficiently From Optimizing Design to Minimizing the Dumpster

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0601: Analysis of Indoor Environmental Data

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0506: Advanced Central Cooling System with Dehumidification Mode

By Armin Rudd
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BA-0413b: SNAPSHOT Form

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0413a: The Snapshot—A Quick Description

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0414: Results of Advanced Systems Research—Supplemental Humidity Control Systems

By Armin Rudd
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BA-0202: Basement Insulation Systems

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0214: Conditioning Air in the Humid South—Creating Comfort and Controlling Cost

By Building Science Corporation
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BA-0219: Residential Dehumidification Systems Research for Hot-Humid Climates

By Armin Rudd, Joseph Lstiburek and Kohta Ueno
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BA-0010: Systems Engineering Approach to Development of Advanced Residential Buildings

By Kohta Ueno
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BA-9913: Case Studies in Resource-Efficient Residential Buildings: The Building America Program

By Betsy Pettit, FAIA and Ann Edminster
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BA-9911: Heating Choices

By Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-9908: Design Methodology and Economic Evaluation of Central-Fan-Integrated Supply Ventilation Systems

By Armin Rudd and Joseph Lstiburek
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BA-9802: Performance of Building America Initiative Houses with Unvented Attics and Tile Roofs Constructed by Pulte Homes, Las Vegas Division

By Armin Rudd
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