IEA HPP Annex 32

Economical heating and cooling systems for low energy houses
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Logo Canada Mortgage and housing corporation Canada Mortgage and housing corporation
Information in English and French at:
website in English  website in French  http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca



Logo EQuilibrium Housing Initiative EQuilibriumTMHousing Initiative of the Canada Mortgage and housing corporation
EQuilibriumTM is a national sustainable housing demonstration initiative, led by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). that brings the private and public sectors together to develop homes, and eventually communities that address occupant health and comfort, energy efficiency, renewable energy production, resource conservation, reduced environmental impact and affordability.
More information at :
website in English  http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/inpr/su/eqho/



Logo EcoTerra Website EcoTerraTM EQuilibriumTM House Concept
The EcoTerraTM EQuilibriumTM House Concept of the Canadian Home building company Aloutte Homes Ltd.is one of the winning concepts of the EQuilibrium Initiative of the CHMC. It is intensively field-monitored within the EQuilibrium Initiative as a Canadian contribution to Annex 32. The website contains information on the housing concept, the building technology applied.
Website in English
website in English  http://www.maisonalouette.com/english/ecoterra2/



Logo EcoTerra Website Alstonvale TM EQuilibriumTM House Concept
The Alstonvale Net Zero Energy House (ANZEH) Concept of the team led by Sevag Pogharian Design (SPD) is another winning concepts of the EQuilibrium Initiative of the CHMC. Besides the Net Zero Energy housing the concept also comprises also other sustainability aspects like mobility and local food production gathered to the concept of a Net Zero Energy Lifestyle.
The house was to be intensively field-monitored within the EQuilibrium Initiative as a Canadian contribution to Annex 32 before it unfortunately entirely burned down in May 2010. The website contains information on the housing concept and the building technology applied as well as academic papers and presentation about the Alstonvale and Net Zero Energy housing in Canada for download.
Website in English
website in English  http://www.montrealzero.ca



Logo Agence de l'efficacité énergétique du Québec AEE - Agence de l'efficacité énergétique du Québec
The mission of the AEE is to promote the energy efficiency and to develop new technologies for all energy sources and in all sectors of activity.
The Agency develops and promotes energy efficiency programs and ensures their implementation and monitoring.
More information at :
website in French  http://www.aee.gouv.qc.ca



Logo NOVOCLIMAT NOVOCLIMAT
Building label of Quebec province of Canada for low energy houses based on the Canadian building standard R-2000. Information to the NOVOCLIMAT standard in French at:
website in French  http://www.aee.gouv.qc.ca/mon-habitation/novoclimatsupmdsup



Logo R2000 building standard R-2000 Building Standard
R-2000 is made-in-Canada home building technology with a worldwide reputation for energy efficiency and environmental responsibility. The R-2000 Standard is a series of technical requirements for new home performance that go way beyond building codes. Every R-2000 home is built and certified to this standard.
Information to the R-2000 standard in English at:
website in English  http://r2000.chba.ca/



Logo Canadian Solar Building Research Network Canadian Solar Building Research Network (SBRN)
The Canadian Solar Building Research Network (SBRN) aims at developing the solar-optimized buildings as integrated advanced technological systems that approaches net-zero energy consumption while being cost effective and comfortable. The SBRN was launched in 2006 by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. SBRN includes researchers and experts from Canadian universities, Natural Resources Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Hydro-Québec. The budget of the Network is about C$6 million, including supports from the Net-Zero Energy Home Coalition and Canadian Solar Industries Association.
More information in English and French at
website in English  website in French  http://www.solarbuildings.ca



Logo Concordia University - Montréal Concordia University - Montréal
Concordia is a large University in Montreal (Quebec), Canada. Their more than 180 undergraduate programs and 70 programs leading to Master's and doctoral degrees are divided into four Faculties, of whom Arts and Science, and Engineering and Computer Science. In 2007, Hydro-Québec donates 8 million C$ to Concordia University's of Engineering and Computer Science.
Information in English and French at:
website in English  website in French  http://www.concordia.ca/



Logo Canadian GeoExchage Coalition Canadian GeoExchage Coalition
Members: BC Hydro; Hydro-Quebec; Manitoba Hydro; Milton Hydro; SaskPower and Yukon Energy Corporation Partners: Earth Energy Society; Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium; Natural Resources Canada.
Information in English at
website in English  http://www.geo-exchange.ca/