Performance Evaluation and Opportunity Assessment for St. Bernard Project

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This report describes efforts by IBACOS, a Department of Energy Building America research team, in the St. Bernard Project, a nonprofit, community-based organization whose mission is to assist Hurricane Katrina survivors return to their homes in the New Orleans area. The report focuses on energy modeling results of two plans that the St. Bernard Project put forth as 'typical' building types andon quality issues that were observed during the field walk and Best Practice recommendations that could improve the energy efficiency and durability of the renovated homes.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages51
StatePublished - 2011

Bibliographical note

Work performed by IBACOS, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-51852

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102011-3319


  • Building America
  • disaster recovery
  • Hurricane Katrina
  • New Orleans
  • St. Bernard Project


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