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Sustainable Housing Calculator - Overview

Sustainable Housing Calculator - Overview

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Published by: Sustainable Neighbourhoods Network on Dec 01, 2010
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Sustainable Housing Calculator
 
Sustainable Housing Calculator
Why do we need a sustainable housing calculator?
Compare conventional and sustainable building method costs
Calculate the break-even point
Identify funders and beneficiaries
Calculate the ecological benefits of various interventions
Compare various combinations of interventions for initial planning
 
Sustainable Housing Calculator
Costing Requirements for the calculator:
Capital expenses (up-front costs)
land cost
building cost for basic top structure
civil services infrastructure (i.e. hookupcosts for water/sewerage)
electrical infrastructure (i.e. hookupcosts for electricity)
capital costs of sustainable interventions vs. conventionalalternative (e.g. solar water geyser vs. electric water geyser)

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