Research Projects Fiscal Year 2013-2014 (by Subject)

Accessibility

Review and determine the technical basis for the Florida Specific requirements for accessibility.

-Final Report
-Summary of Recommendations
-Presentation

Energy

1) Assessment of energy efficient methods for indoor humidity control.

-Final Report
-Presentation

2) Development of the compliance software tool assistance manual for the 2014 Florida Energy Code. 

-Final Report
-Presentation

3) Return Plenum Sealing -Final Report
-Presentation

Fire

Evaluating draft-stopping performance within Type V combustible concealed attic space

-Final Report
-Presentation

Mechanical

A Review of Home Airtightness and Ventilation Approaches.

-Final Report
-Presentation

Roofing

Survey and Investigation of Corrosion of Fasteners used to Secure Roofing Systems.

-Final Report
-Presentation

Structural

1) Investigation of wood structural panels for opening protection.

-Final Report
-Presentation

2) Full scale wind load testing of aluminum screen enclosures 

-Final Report
-Presentation

3) Feasibility study for in-home storm shelters in Florida residential homes. 

 

-Final Report
-Presentation