Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Matt Karle. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

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Final Report
The following are links to my final report that was submitted for grading on April 7, 2009. It analyzes two aspects of GrandView that includes implementation of photovoltaic panels and the addition of glazing on the windows of the residential portion of the building.
Full Report view in PDF format
Executive Summary view in PDF format
PV Panels view in PDF format
Window Glazing view in PDF format
Energy and the Economy view in PDF format
Detailed Project Schedule view in PDF format
Panel Specifications view in PDF format
Inverter Specifications view in PDF format
Electrical Panel Schedule view in PDF format
Fenestration Heat Analysis view in PDF format
Magic-Pak AHU Specidications view in PDF format