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(IS-2011-154) Performance Evaluation and Opportunity Assessment for St. Bernard Project


This report from the U.S. Department of Energy reports on a project to examine the rebuilding of houses in New Orleans following hurricane Katrina.  The focus is on energy efficiency improvement and the reduction of moisture retention.  Anticipated saving are 10-13% in energy costs.  Example houses and construction rebuilding details, including mistakes, are included.




 

 

 
 

 
 

 
















































 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 




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