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Proposed Strategy
Weather Stripping and Air Sealing the home
Replacing wall insulation and reinsulating the attic
Replacing the exterior doors to a steel door with a polyurethane core
Adding an HRV system
Replacing windows with triple glazed, low- argon gas filled units with
fiberglass framing
Adding a High Efficiency Furnace
Replacing the current interior light fixtures to LEDs
Adding Light Tubes
Using High Efficiency home appliances
Ground Source Heat Pump
Annual Electric
Consumption
(kWh)
Annual N. Gas
Consumption
(MJ)
Annual GHG
Emissions
(tons/yr)
Estimated
Annual Energy
Cost ($)
Baseline 24,000 548,000 40 5,800
Retrofit 1,200 10,100 11 1,670
Natural Gas Electricity Total
Energy Savings/yr 70014 MJ 22042 MJ 92056 MJ
Cost Savings/yr $404.26 $928.68 $1,332.94
GHG Reductions/yr 4.13 t CO
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Table 2: Savings from Behavioural Changes
Tabl e 1: Energy, Cost and GHG Emi ssi ons bef ore and af t er Ret rof i t
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Cash Flow Diagram
Figure 1: Cash Flow Diagram for Retrofit
Figure 2:Schematic of proposed strategy
Figure 3: Schematic of certain behavioural changes Marko Pavlov, Clifford Li, Dimitri Dremetsikas
Capital cost: $85,000
Payback period: 12.2 years