Posts Tagged ‘ PNNL ’

Research Proves a Two-Decade Payback for Triple-Pane Windows

Dec 16th, 2013

Installation of a triple-pane window in one of PNNL's Lab Homes.

It takes two decades or more for triple-pane windows to pay off financially based on utility-bill savings, according to a report by energy efficiency experts at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. These findings were presented earlier in December at by PNNL research engineer Sarah Widder at the Buildings XII Conference in Clearwater [...]

PNNL Issues Report on Highly Insulating Windows

Oct 22nd, 2012

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory issued a report recently on their study examining the performance of highly insulating windows. The study was conducted in all-electric, factory built “lab homes” and examined the energy, air leakage and thermal comfort of the windows. The study, conducted from February 3 to April 13, 2012 for the heating season and [...]

DOE Gains Feedback in Volume Purchase Strategy Session

Feb 3rd, 2012

The Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a strategy session yesterday which attracted many door and window manufacturers, as well as other interested parties, and served as a candid sharing of input regarding the DOE’s Volume Purchase Program (VPP) for Windows. The intent of the session was to hear from vendors and manufacturers as to how [...]