Dumont R.S. Orr H.W.
Bibliographic info:
NRCC Building Research Note no.176 September 1981 24p. 3 figs. 10 tabs. 12 refs. #DATE 01:09:1981 in English

Presents the extra costs in new housing of a number of measures designed to reduce space heating costs. The measures used to reduce energy consumption in new houses in Sakatoon were:< 1. airtightness with controlled ventilation< 2. superinsulation< 3. use of the south windows for passive solar gain.< States that results are applicable in most parts of the Canadian prairie.