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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Air Sealing [PDF]
Abstract: This technology fact sheet contains information about how to seal air leaks and save energy.
Source: US Department of Energy
Lighting Design Lab
Abstract: The Lighting Design Lab works to transform the Northwest lighting market by promoting quality design and energy efficient technologies. The Lab accomplishes this mission through education & training, consultations, technical assistance, and demonstrations.
Source: Lighting Design Lab
National Fenestration Rating Council
Abstract: An organization created by the window, door and skylight industry. It is comprised of manufacturers, suppliers, builders, architects and designers, specifiers, code officials, utilities and government agencies. NFRC provides consistent ratings on window, door and skylight products. NFRC's primary goal is to provide accurate information to measure and compare the energy performance of window, door, or skylight products.
Source: National Fenestration Rating Council
Abstract: Select 'Overhang' in the Tools box. This tool shows to what extent a window is shaded and aids in the proper sizing and positioning of windows and shading devices. Instructions and user interface provide for a friendly experience.
Source: by Christopher Gronbeck, Sustainable By Design
Window Primer [PDF]
Abstract: Benefits and considerations for appropriate placement, high performance windows and window treatments.
Source: Southface Energy Institute
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Hub Last Updated: 12/4/2012