Hybrid Wall Evaluation for Ten New Construction Homes in Wyandotte, Michigan

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


The Wyandotte NSP2 project aims to build 20 new houses and retrofit 20 existing houses in Wyandotte, MI. This report will detail the design and construction of 10 new houses in the program. Wyandotte is part of a Michigan State Housing Development Authority-led consortium that is funded by HUD under the NSP2 program. The City of Wyandotte has also been awarded DOE EE&CBG funds that are being usedto develop a district GSHP system to service the project. This draft report examines the energy efficiency recommendations for new construction at these homes.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages52
StatePublished - 2013

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Building Science Corporation, Somerville, Massachusetts

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-55220

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102013-3634


  • advanced framing
  • cold climate
  • geothermal ground source heat pumps
  • GHP
  • GSHP
  • hybrid wall
  • insulating sheathing
  • Michigan
  • new construction
  • NSP2
  • SPF
  • spray foam
  • Wyandotte, Michigan


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