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Cost of energy conservation measures for new housing.

Dumont R.S. Orr H.W., 1981
air tightness | cost effectiveness | energy conservation | heat exchanger | house | insulation | mechanical ventilation
Bibliographic info: NRCC Building Research Note no.176 September 1981 24p. 3 figs. 10 tabs. 12 refs. #DATE 01:09:1981 in English
Languages: 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.


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