students working with graphs and diagram of energy saving components of house

Going Beyond Code: Monitoring Disaggregated Energy and Modeling Detached Houses in Hawai‘i

To support Hawai’i’s 100% renewable energy goal by 2045, Hawai’i Sea Grant faculty, their colleagues, and seven student researchers just published a paper to show how house design and construction practices can be modified to meet the newly adopted, more restrictive energy codes and renewable energy goals. The research was conducted through the

University of Hawaii, School of Architecture – archawaii and  University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Program

The paper is accessible for free online: