New Research: Window Residential Retrofit Solutions

In “Mind the Gap: Summary of Window Residential Retrofit Solutions,” researchers explore window retrofit options that have the potential to improve a home’s energy performance and general comfort. The study’s abstract reads: “Improving the insulation, solar heat gain, and infiltration characteristics of windows in a home has the potential to significantly improve the overall thermal performance by reducing heat transfer through the window and also by decreasing air leakage into and out of the home. As approximately 43% of existing homes still have low-performing, single-pane clear windows (~50 million houses) and millions of other homes have only double-pane clear glass […]

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AERC Update: February 2017

       February 2017   AERC Conference Schedule AERC members and staff will be attending a number of upcoming conferences, including the following: The AESP National Conference in Orlando, FL, February 23rd-26th International Window Coverings Expo in Charlotte, NC, March 7th-9th. The ACI Home Performance Coalition Conference in Nashville, TN, March 19th-22nd. Emily Phan-Gruber, along with AERC members from Larson Storm Doors and Windows and Hunter Douglas, will be presenting on the AERC program. The Utility Energy Forum in Santa Rosa, CA, May 3rd-5th. Organizational Updates Confidentiality Policy AERC is rolling out a new 2017 confidentiality policy for members […]

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AERC Bulletin: October 2015

Submit your In-Kind Contributions for Q4 by October 20th The deadline for submitting Q4 in-kind contributions is rapidly approaching! AERC Members are required to document their time and materials put into the development of AERC so that AERC can meet its cost-share obligations with DOE. Please upload your Q4 contributions in Asana by October 20th, 2015.   AERC Welcomes New Members AERC would like to extend an official welcome to four organizations that recently became AERC members: ­ Rollac ­ Rocky Mountain Institute ­ Efficiency Vermont ­ Indow AERC is excited to have these organizations on board and is looking […]

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