A Practical Look at Deep Energy Retrofits

Posted on May 5 by Martin Holladay

Abstract

Cutting a home’s energy use by 50% to 90% is a worthy goal, but the extreme costs keep it out of reach for many. We take a look at the most cost-effective alternatives.

If you pay any attention to building science, you have probably seen the term “deep-energy retrofit” — a phrase being thrown around with the colloquiality of “sustainability” and “green.”

[To read more of Martin Holladay's article from the October/November 2010 issue of Fine Hombuilding, click the link below.]

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