al., 2008), Great Britain; 36 Adults Evaluation of [check] [check] [check] Canadian R-2000
Standard (Leech, et al.
The quarter-century home scored 90 on the federal government's EnerGuide for Houses (EGH) rating, well above the 80 required for a new R-2000
Among these, the Canadian R-2000
and the German passive house standards have been globally prominent.
An ERS 82 design would require almost half of the space heating energy compared to an R-2000
Energy Star certified new homes in Saskatchewan and Ontario qualify for the program, along with others such as R-2000
To be designated an EnviroHome, the building must first conform to the R-2000
standards by licensed builders.
The home won Maracle the 2003 EnerQuality R-2000
Excellence Award for Technical Excellence under 1,500 sq.
The federal government should work with the provinces to require the existing R-2000
and C-2000 energy-efficient building code standards for all new homes and commercial buildings.
In Canada, one example of programs designed to improve the technical performance of houses is the approach adopted in the R-2000
standard for new houses.
At the national level, the federal government has developed two important standards that attempt to `raise the bar' with respect to the energy efficiency of new houses: the Model National Energy Code for Houses and the R-2000
These high-tech "ear muffs" are offered by firms like Walker's Game Ear, Peltor, Silencio and now Remington with their new R-2000