Wonky Arts : Domestic Science

Building Science Work

Some of my building science clients:

  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Natural Resources Canada – CANMET, Building Group
  • Natural Resources, Office of Energy Efficiency
  • Ontario Power Authority
  • PEI Office of Energy Efficiency
  • C3
  • Solar Nova Scotia

Some nerdy online & print publications:

Path to Net Zero – Region-Specific Construction Options for New Housing. Natural Resources Canada
Renovating for Energy Saving Series, CMHC
Approaching Net Zero Energy in Existing Housing. CMHC
Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates. Earthscan
The Canadian Solar Home Design Manual. Solar Nova Scotia
(For the Treehugger review of the Solar Home Design Manual click here)
Low Impact Housing. CMHC
Energy Use Patterns in Off-Grid Houses. CMHC

Some presentations:
Tiny Houses Presentation
Path to Net Zero Presentation
Deep Energy Retrofits by House Type

A great database for Low Impact Housing, kept up to date by Sealevel Communications:

A few projects not in the public domain, but cool to know about:

Solar Ready Literature Review. C3. Analysis of Solar Ready initiatives, guidelines and legislation. Part of a broader project carried out by C3 for the City of Edmonton’s Green Building Plan.
Next Generation EnerGuide Rating System – Technical Procedures. NRCan. Available late 2014 to ERS evaluators and service organizations.
Energy Efficiency Program Evaluation. PEI Office Of Energy Efficiency. Analysis of cost effectiveness of loan and grant programs for energy efficiency measures in 1800+ houses.

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