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Builder's guide to energy efficiency in new housing.

Housing and Urban Development Association of Canada, 1980
15 Toronto Street | Toronto | Ontario M5C 2E3 | building code | building design | Canada | energy conservation | NOTE
Bibliographic info: HUDAC January 1980 138pp. #DATE 01:01:1980 in English
Languages: English

This report is a guide to give the canadian builder practical information in the area of energy conservation in new housing. Offers useful suggestions for planning, designing and building a more energy efficient home. Sections covered include energy use in dwellings, air tightness, ventilation andmoisture control, options for improving the building shell, space heating and cooling systems, and cost considerations. Takes the 1979 Ontario Building Code as the basis upon which to develop and evaluate improvements.


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