Comfort, Indoor Air Quality, and Energy Consumption in Low Energy Homes

Charles Booten, Chuck Booten (NREL Technical Monitor)

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This report documents the results of an in-depth evaluation of energy consumption and thermal comfort for two potential net zero-energy homes (NZEHs) in Massachusetts, as well as an indoor air quality (IAQ) evaluation performed in conjunction with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages59
StatePublished - 2013

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-56023

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102013-3746


  • ductless minisplits
  • energy consumption
  • heat recovery ventilation
  • indoor air quality
  • low energy
  • monitoring
  • net zero energy
  • thermal comfort


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