HVAC Optimization: Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Over the last 15 years, energy use in new homes has been reduced by nearly 40%. Voluntary, market-driven programs like ENERGY STAR®, Built Green and R-2000 have provided builders with the technology and construction practices needed to build more comfortable, healthy and efficient homes.

Today, we have building codes that require increased insulation values, mechanical efficiencies and air tightness. In many provinces a new home built today delivers the energy performance of R-2000 homes built in the early 2000’s.read more