Simulating Energy Usage Impact of Retrofitting Residential Registers with a Simple Damper System

Skinner, Colin.

Abstract: Air conditioning and heating comprised 47.7% of total energy usage in residential homes in the United States in 2009 equating to 4.86 quad (5.13 EJ) energy used. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) this is down from 58% in 1993. This is in large part due to the difference types of energy efficiency measures, from installing more efficient equipment to drafting b... read more

Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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