Strategy Guideline: Mitigation of Retrofit Risk Factors

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


The Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI) is currently developing strategies designed to promote and achieve increased energy savings and promote upgrades in the residential retrofit sector. These strategies are targeted to retrofit program managers, retrofit contractors, policy makers, academic researchers, and non-governmental organizations. This report focuses on four key areasto promote home energy upgrades: fostering accurate energy savings projections; understanding consumer perceptions for energy savings; measuring energy savings, and ensuring quality control for retrofit installations.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages29
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), Davis, California

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-56669

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3811


  • arbi
  • Building America
  • consumer perceptions
  • EE
  • energy efficiency
  • energy modeling
  • energy savings
  • performance guarantees
  • residential
  • residential buildings
  • residential retrofit
  • risk factors


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