Accession Number : ADA225885


Title :   User Data Package - Energy-Efficient Windows and Window Coverings for Naval Housing


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 1986-Jun 1990


Corporate Author : BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LAB UPTON NY


Personal Author(s) : Coughlan, Ruth T.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA225885


Report Date : JUL 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 188


Abstract : This User Data Package identifies energy-efficient windows and window coverings for housing applications. Procedures to determine the life cycle cost effectiveness and payback period for energy efficient windows is provided. It is recommended that PVC, double-glazed, low-emissivity coated windows be used for all new housing construction in areas where hearing and/or cooling is required. It is also recommended that energy-efficient windows be used when old windows are replaced in existing housing. Keywords: Energy-efficient windows, Housing(dwelling), Naval personnel.


Descriptors :   *WINDOWS , *COMPUTER APPLICATIONS , *ENERGY MANAGEMENT , EFFICIENCY , COOLING , CONSTRUCTION , USER NEEDS , LIFE CYCLE COSTS , COVERINGS , HEARING , HOUSING(DWELLINGS) , ENERGY , NAVY , COST EFFECTIVENESS , NAVAL PERSONNEL


Subject Categories : STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING TECHNOLOGY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE