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NEW HOMES : Making it cozy

  • VT R-6230.1
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  • 1983

Instructional: This program details the use of insulation to control transmission heat losses A number of houses, under construction, are visited and various energy efficient devices and construction techniques are reviewed. Discussed are the insulation of basement walls (thermal blankets), various wall configurations, and the insulation of attics, cantilever and cathedral ceilings.

SASKMEDIA

NEW HOMES : Starting efficiently

  • VT R-6229.2
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  • 1983

Instructional: This program details what should be done in the initial stages of design and construction when building an energy-efficient house. A number of houses, under construction, are visited and various energy efficient devices and construction techniques are reviewed. Discussed are identification of potential air-leakage sources, bean bags, window vapour barriers, the insulation of attic hatches, poly pans, the reinforcement of receptacles, and the installation of the main breaker panel,

Alberta Educational Communications Corporation

NEW HOMES : The Energy efficient house

  • VT R-6229.1
  • Item
  • 1983

Informational: This program reviews the programs in the Energy Efficient Housing series and serves as the initial program in the series. The recording is an overview of what is to be explained and illustrated in later programs; including new and renovated housing, methods during construction and operation that will lower home energy requirements. Topics to be covered also include principles of heat loss, economics of fuel use, aspects of construction, types of heating systems, and owners’ lifestyles. The information presented in this introductory program emphasizes the simplicity, advantages, and long-term benefits of energy-efficient housing.

SASKMEDIA