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Metzger CE, JM Petersen, JA McIntosh, 2017. PNNL Lab Home Results for the CO2 Combination Space Conditioning and Water Heating Stress Tests. PNNL-26462, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Cort KA, and JM Petersen. 2017. Energy-Efficient Window Attachments: Mind the Gap, PNNL-SA-125152

Cort KA, and JM Petersen. 2017. Energy-Efficient Window Attachments: PNNL Lab Homes Experiments, PNNL-SA-125516

Petersen JM, KA Cort, SH Widder, TD Culp, and G Sullivan. 2016. Mind the Gap: Summary of Window Residential Retrofit Solutions. PNNL-SA-119839

Cort KA, and SH Widder. 2016. Results from Low-e Storm Window Work in the Northwest. PNNL-SA-119080.

JM Petersen, GP Sullivan, KA Cort, MB Merzouk, and CE Metzger. October 2015. Evaluation of Cellular Shades in the PNNL Lab Homes. PNNL - 24857, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Petersen JM, G Sullivan, KA Cort, MB Merzouk, V Srivastava, and JM Weber. 2015. Evaluation of Interior Low-E Storm Windows in the PNNL Lab Homes. PNNL-24827

GP Sullivan and JP Petersen. July 2015. Demand-Response Performance of Sanden Unitary and Split-System Heat Pump Water Heaters. PNNL - 24224, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Affordable Window Retrofit Solutions: Using Energy-Efficiency Window Attachments to Improve Comfort and Reduce Energy Costs
Presented by Katie Cort, Sarah Widder and Tom Culp; ACI National Home Performance Conference, New Orleans, LA — May 5, 2015

GP Sullivan, JP Petersen, SW Widder and GB Parker. March 2015. Demand Response Performance of GE Electric Resistance and Sanden Unitary and Split-System Heat Pump Water Heaters. PNNL - 24225, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Mayhorn ET, SH Widder, SA Parker, RM Pratt, and FS Chassin. 2015. Evaluation of the Demand Response Performance of Electric Water Heaters. PNNL-23527, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Widder SH, MA Chamness, JM Petersen, BC Singer, RL Maddalena, and H Destaillats. 2014. Pilot Implementation of a Field Study Design to Evaluate the Impact of Source Control Measures on Indoor Air Quality in High Performance Homes. PNNL-23527, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Widder SH, JM Petersen, GB Parker, and MC Baechler. 2014. Impact of Ducting on Heat Pump Water Heater Space Conditioning Energy Use and Comfort. PNNL-23526, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Knox, JR, and SH Widder. 2014. Evaluation of Low-E Storm Windows in the PNNL Lab Homes. PNNL-23355, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

PNNL research finds highly insulating windows come at high cost
Tri-City Herald — January 12, 2014

Triple insulated windows: Baby, it's cold outside!
Environmental News Network — December 4, 2013

Highly insulating windows are very energy efficient, though expensive
PNNL Press Release — December 4, 2013

PNNL's Lab Homes Run Energy-Efficient Technologies through the Paces
U.S. Department of Energy (Energy.gov) — November 14, 2013

Demonstration of 2nd Generation Ducted GE "Brillion" Hybrid Water Heater in the PNNL Lab Homes
Presented by Sarah Widder; 2013 ACEEE Hot Water Forum in Atlanta, Georgia — November 4, 2013

PNNL Lab Homes: A Platform for Efficiency and Smart Grid Technology Demonstrations
Presented by Graham Parker and Sarah Widder; Northwest Public Power Association "Communications & Energy Innovations" Conference in Salishan, Oregon — September 16, 2013

PNNL Lab Homes
Presented by Sarah Widder; Conference call/web meeting with DOE Building America Technical Team — May 10, 2012

Evaluation of Ducted GE Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater in the PNNL Lab Homes
Presented by Sarah Widder; DOE Building America Program Review in Richland, Washington — April 24, 2013

PNNL Issues Report on Highly Insulating Windows
Door & Window Market Magazine — October 22, 2012

The Scientific Method, Applied to Retrofits
State & Local Energy Report — February 7, 2012

Lab Homes to Test Energy Efficient and Smart Home Technology
Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration News — December 26, 2011

Researching Energy Retrofits in the Northwest
Green Building Advisor.com — December 8, 2011

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory starts study on energy efficiency in homes
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business — December 2, 2011

Smart home research facilities launched at PNNL
Metering.com — November 21, 2011

Smart home research facilities launched at PNNL
Smarterutility.com — November 21, 2011

PNNL: Home Sweet Energy Efficient Home
Washington Clean Technology Alliance — November 21, 2011

Experimental homes move energy research into the real world
Northwest Public Radio — Nov. 16, 2011

Two homes at PNNL to compare energy efficiency
Tri-City Herald — Nov. 15, 2011

PNNL opens two homes to smart grid research
Associated Press — Nov. 15, 2011

PNNL Builds Two Homes to Study Energy Efficiency
KVEW TV — Nov. 15, 2011

Houses to get side-by-side energy efficiency tests at DOE lab
Greenwire — Nov. 15, 2011

Home Sweet Energy Efficient Home
PNNL Press Release — November 15, 2011

'Home Labs' Will House Energy Experiments
EarthTechling — Nov 14, 2011

Lab Homes Ribbon Cutting
November, 14, 2011

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