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Title: Benefits of R2000 Construction


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Benefits to Owning An R-2000 Home
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  • Better Air Quality
  • Mechanical ventilation systems bring in fresh
  • filtered air.
  • Entry of dust from outside is controlled.
  • Indoor air pollutants are removed.
  • Improved Comfort
  • Tighter construction.
  • Even temperature throughout the house.
  • Fewer drafts and cold spots.
  • More usable living space (eg. Basement)

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  • Warm In Winter Cool In Summer
  • Windows are selected to use the suns free
    energy.
  • Roof overhangs reduce direct light, and
    increased
  • insulation.
  • Lower Energy Bills
  • Whole-house ventilation use stale exhaust air
  • to pre-heat the incoming fresh air.
  • An integral part gt Heat Recovery Ventilator.
  • Lead up to a 50 savings on your energy bill.

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  • Less Noise
  • Greater insulation levels
  • Insulation and air tight construction act as a
  • sound barrier.
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • 30-40 less heating fuel consumption.
  • Water-conserving fixtures
  • Building products with recycled content.
  • Low toxicity finishes.

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References
  1. Natural Resources Canada. The Benefits of an
    R-2000 Home. http//oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/pe
    rsonal/new-homes/r-2000/benefits.cfm?attr4.
    Accessed September 26, 2005.
  2. EnerQuality Corporation. R2000.
    http//www.r2000.org/buyer.htm. Accessed
    September 26, 2005.
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