Senior Project Advisor
Net Zero Home Design, Solar Decathlon, Energy Efficient Design
The redesign of a Solar Decathlon Design Challenge home attempts to correct inaccuracies and works to create a more energy efficient and cost-effective home design. Comparative analysis is conducted to identify design characteristics that created the greatest efficiency increases for the lowest cost. The comparative analysis results in three versions of a house design: a “worst” efficiency, “best” efficiency, and final home design. The final, reimagined design is significantly more efficient than the original design and the associated pricing and energy analysis are more accurate and robust than their counterparts in the original design.
Dreicer, Talia, "Design Portfolio for The Tri-Cities Homestead 2.0: A Second Look at a DOE Solar Decathlon Net Zero Home Design" (2021). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 447.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Architecture, Domestic--Washington (State)--Evaluation; Architecture, Domestic--Washington (State)--Kennewick--Cost effectiveness; Solar energy--Washington (State)--Kennewick--Design and construction
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
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