Question: you are designing a house in the new england climate...
You are designing a house in the New England climate. For each
of the following strategies, indicate whether the strategy would be
effective in improving the building’s annual energy performance
(i.e. reduced yearly annual energy consumption) and/or peak loads.
a. Increase the Uvalue of the roof
b. Use a light colored roof
c. Increase the size of north facing windows
d. Increase the size of south facing windows
e. Seal the building to reduce infiltration
f. Add blinds to the windows
g. Increase the shading coefficient of the windows
h. Use Single glazed Windows
i. Install additional light fixtures
j. Increase the wall Rvalue