Media: Research focuses on tighter homes, lower cost (Finance & Commerce)

Oct 4, 2016

From Finance & Commerce:

With a newly awarded federal grant in hand, the nonprofit Center for Energy and Environment in Minneapolis is researching a potentially less expensive way to make single-family homes less leaky. The center will test aerosol envelope sealing, a building method that seeks out and seals gaps that cause homes to lose heat through walls, windows and doors ... 

A $535,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America program, awarded last week, will help advance the research ... Energy Department awarded $5.5 million to eight projects nationwide, including the local initiative. The local research focuses on single-family homes and builds off previous testing in multifamily buildings, according to the center ...


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