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.
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