Research

We dive in to the areas that you care about the most. Going the extra mile to develop best practices, test lessons learned, and validate foundational knowledge.   

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Home Energy Rating Variability Study

HERS Raters often provide third-party verification services for minimum and above-code programs. In recognition of this trend, the U.S. Department of Energy commissioned a study exploring the consistency and replicability of the HERS system, and the impact of HERS Raters assuming a greater role in energy code compliance.

Observations of Insulation Products in Flood Damaged Homes: Hurricane Harvey Report

Following Hurricane Harvey in 2017 SPEER conducted a field analysis to collect and analyze data on the condition of various types of insulation in flood-damaged homes. While SPEER hopes that no one is ever subject to the devastation or a disaster like Hurricane Harvey again, we are prepared to undertake similar research efforts in the future if the need arises and welcome partners in those projects.

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Texas Field Study

SPEER, SECO and NASEO collaborated in a monumental study looking at baseline energy efficiency practices, private sector investment scenarios, and educational outreach potential. 

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