October 27, 2022

Case Study: High-Performance Homes: Where fire-resistance meets energy resilience


Many energy-saving upgrades carry additional benefits, like improved comfort and safety. With the increasing prevalence of wildfires in the Northwest, it’s a good time for builders and homeowners to consider investing in energy-saving measures that also carry fire resiliency benefits.

This case study looks at examples of energy-saving measures that can also help keep a home safe in the event of a wildfire. It features advice from scientists in the Building Systems group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and studies from the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS).

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