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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

NYSERDA seeks proposals for deep energy retrofit solutions

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has released a program opportunity notice (PON) for teams composed of building material manufacturers, building science professionals and building contractors to develop, investigate and implement design strategies to provide deep energy retrofit solutions to existing residential building envelopes.  NYSERDA is seeking a strategy that provides an exterior air barrier, has insulating properties, addresses window and door opening details, accepts or includes a finished cladding material and be capable of being fastened to the exterior of a residential building.  

The proposals, which are due by July 13, will be selected on the applicant's ability to illustrate their team's understanding of the problem, suggest solutions and provide detailed descriptions of how field trials will be conducted.

For more information about the notice, including application instructions visit