Publications

North Carolina Residential Energy Code Field Study - Phase III
Document Number: PNNL-31309 | Document Type: Field Study | Publication Date:

The purpose of this report is to document findings and final results from the North Carolina 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.

 

North Carolina Residential Energy Code Field Study
Document Number: PNNL-26752 | Document Type: Field Study, Reports and Studies, State-specific | Publication Date:

A research project in the State of North Carolina 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 January 2015 and continued through September 2015. During this period, research teams visited 249 homes during various stages of construction, resulting in a substantial data set based on observations made directly in the field.