Deep energy retrofits make dramatic improvements to a building. The result of deep energy retrofits is large reductions in energy consumption and noticeable improvements in comfort, health, and safety. The best time to do a deep energy retrofit is during a planned renovation. Deep Energy Retrofit Planning is an important part of any deep energy retrofit project. Sometimes deep energy retrofits involve stripping the finish materials back to the framing. You'll learn the following in this lesson:
- How to decide if a deep energy retrofit is more suitable than a conventional retrofit.
- Deep energy retrofit sequence and planning.
- How to estimate energy savings and return on investment.
- Special climate considerations for building systems.