* Federal Minimum Property Standards could be reached nationwide is everyone saved at least 15% of current heating demand.
--The minimum insulation recommendations are currently
*Ceilings have to now have a [[R value]] of
38, not the previous 19*Wall's [[R value]] should be 19, instead of the previous 11.*Floors should have a 11 [[R value]], instead of the previous 22.
Thermal Resistance = [[R value]]
-"Convective resistance depends strongly on the velocity of the air moving along the surface." All previous values are for areas with 10mph winds.
*"If the wind velocity increases to 15mph, the R-Value of the air film is decreased by 50%.
- ANSWERS TO SOLVING SUCH PROBLEMS
* Plant trees and shrubs near house to reduce wind effects.