Relay's member organizations share resources including reports, case studies, presentations and other helpful data.
Reports and Materials
- The High Cost of Energy in Rural America (2018)
- Making Affordable Multifamily Housing More Energy Efficient: A Guide to Healthier Upgrade Materials (2018)
- Making Sense of Your Multifamily Housing Stock (2017)
- From “Utility of the Future” to “Communities of the Future” (2016)
2018 ACEEE Proceedings
- BEMS on a Budget: Energy Savings with Low-cost, Cloud-based Monitoring Systems in Affordable Housing (NEI)
- Condensing Boilers--Are They Cost Effective? (MN CEE)
- Field Assessment of Ducted and Ductless Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps (MN CEE)
- Small Steps in Coordination Equal Leaps and Bounds for Pennsylvania’s Underserved Families: Driving Policy Improvements through Collaborative Advocacy (Action-Housing)
- Net Zero + Low Income + Innovative Thinking = Residential Energy Efficiency of the Future (VEIC)
- Seizing the Moment: Incorporating Efficiency, Health, and Renewables Upgrades into Affordable Housing Financing Events (EEFA)
- Integrating Energy Efficiency and Solar Resources to Benefit Affordable Multifamily Buildings (ACEEE)
- The Air Source Heat Pump’s Transformative Potential
- Building America Case Study: Quantifying the Financial Benefits of Multifamily Retrofits (2016)
Member organization suggest links to information that they find useful in implementing energy efficiency measures.
Appliances and HVAC Model Information
- Department of Energy Appliance and Equipment Standards Program CCMS
- Federal Energy Management Program – Energy and Cost Savings Calculators
- ICP Commercial – Model Search for Current and Past ICP Models
- AHRI Directory of Certified Product Performance
Building Materials – Content, IAQ, and Locality
• Buildingclean.org – Information on where products are made and the content.
• Pharos Project – Information on the content of building materials.
• Bluegreen Alliance – Site that connects locally made products used in energy efficient building.
- NREL’s PVWatt’s Calculator – PV installation estimator.
- Building Science Corporation – Joe Lstiburek’s Building Science Website.
- Energy Vanguard Blog
- Home Energy Pros Forum
- Green Building Advisor – Some articles and access to details require a membership; other articles are available for free.
- Home Energy Performance Coalition