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Kentucky Residential Energy Code Field Study - Phase III

Document Number: PNNL-30286
Document Type: Field Study
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The purpose of this report is to document findings and final results from the Kentucky field study, including a summary of key trends observed in the field, their impact on energy efficiency, and whether the selected education and training activities resulted in a measurable change in statewide energy use.

Kentucky Residential Energy Code Field Study

Document Number: PNNL-26727
Document Type: Field Study, Reports and Studies, State-specific
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A research project in the Commonwealth of Kentucky identified opportunities to reduce homeowner utility bills in residential single-family new construction by increasing compliance with the state energy code. The study was initiated in April 2015 and continued through August 2015. During this period, research teams visited 140 homes during various stages of construction, resulting in a substantial data set based on observations made directly in the field.