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PublisherThe University of Arizona.
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AbstractThis study set out to find the benefit of high efficiency window retrofits to a medium income Arizona home and specifically how these retrofits impact energy use and cost. To simulate these retrofits an energy modeling software (Energy-10) was used to create a base case home that mirrored the actual home in both design and efficiency. The software was used to create 3 different iterations that only upgraded the windows of the home, each iteration serving as a simulation of a retrofit to the base case home. Energy-10 then generated reports and data that were used to show the benefits, shortcomings, and cost of each iteration
DescriptionSustainable Built Environments Senior Capstone Project