Analysis and Evaluation of Heathwood Green Home

In order to meet the new 2012 Ontario Building Code (OBC) standard and further differentiate its leadership in the housing market, Heathwood Home has developed a pilot study to examine the cost-benefit of different energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy technologies that could apply to low-rise residential dwellings. The overall objectives of the proposed study will be three-fold. First, through building energy simulation and other life-cycle based method, cost-benefits of different potential upgrades will be determined.