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What you will need:
  • House overall dimensions (width, height)
  • An idea about the house spaces
  • The orientation of the house
  • The general location of the windows and doors
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Select all types of roofs present in your design. Select all types of foundation types present in your design. House Heated Space ⓘ: Exposed Floors ⓘ: Adjacent Unheated Spaces ⓘ:
Dimensions ⓘ:
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Floor {{story}} Dimensions:
Floor {{story}} Windows and Doors:
Slab-On-Grade Floors: , Exterior Perimeter ⓘ: Basement Floors: , Exterior Perimeter ⓘ: Crawl Space Floors: , Exterior Perimeter ⓘ:
Basement Concrete Walls ⓘ: , Basement Wood-Frame Pony Wall ⓘ: Crawl Space Exterior Walls: Only keep the options selected that you are considering.
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Strategy:

Using Passive Heat Gains

Balancing Insulation

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Results are preliminary, please wait for simulations to finish and then select one from the left. Total Energy-Related Cost: C${{saplings.staged.output.costs.total.toLocaleString()}}
Meets Step {{saplings.staged.output.bc_step.pre}} Meets Envelope Requirements of Step {{saplings.staged.output.bc_step.thermal}}
Meets Mechanical Requirements of Step {{saplings.staged.output.bc_step.mechanical}}
Total heated area: {{saplings.staged.helpers.total_heated_area.toLocaleString()}} sqm
Air Change assumption for this simulation: {{saplings.staged.house.space.ach}}
Operational GHG Emissions TEDI MEUI TEDI% ERS% Assembly Type: {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].entity.caption}}
RSI: {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].entity.r.toLocaleString()}} More information About this wall: R22+ guide Envelope properties of this wall Step Code Builder Guide Canadian Wood Council website (Most Similar Choice)
Assembly: {{saplings.staged.house.cathedrals[0].entity.caption}} RSI-Value: {{saplings.staged.house.cathedrals[0].entity.r.toLocaleString()}} Step Code Builder Guide Assembly: {{saplings.staged.house.decks[0].entity.caption}} RSI-Value: {{saplings.staged.house.decks[0].entity.r.toLocaleString()}} Step Code Builder Guide Assembly: {{saplings.staged.house.attics[0].entity.caption}} RSI-Value: {{saplings.staged.house.attics[0].entity.r.toLocaleString()}} Step Code Builder Guide Assembly: {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].windows[0].entity.caption}} - {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].windows[0].shgc_entity.caption}} Frame: {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].windows[0].entity.h2k_frame}}
USI-Value (for standard size): {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].windows[0].entity.u}}
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (for standard size): {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].windows[0].shgc_entity.shgc}}
Coating Type: {{saplings.staged.house.walls[0].windows[0].shgc_entity.h2k_coating}}
Slab On Grade: {{saplings.staged.house.SOGs[0].entity.caption}} Footing Insulation: {{saplings.staged.house.SOGs[0].feature_entity.caption}} Basement Walls: {{saplings.staged.house.basements[0].inside_entity.caption}} & {{saplings.staged.house.basements[0].outside_entity.caption}} Basement Slab: {{saplings.staged.house.basements[0].slab_entity.caption}} Crawl Space Walls: Same as upper walls Footing Insulation: {{saplings.staged.house.crawlSpaces[0].feature_entity.caption}} Equipment 1: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.mech.entity.caption}}
Type: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.mech.entity.type}} {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.mech.entity.fuel}} {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.mech.entity.system}}
Efficiency: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.mech.entity.efficiency}}%
Equipment 2: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.aux.entity.caption}}
Function: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.aux.entity.function}}
Heating COP: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.aux.entity.heatCOP}}
Cooling COP: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.aux.entity.coolCOP}}
Equipment: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.hrv.entity.caption}}
Efficiency levels: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.hrv.entity.ef_A}}% at {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.hrv.entity.temp_A}}°C and {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.hrv.entity.ef_B}}% at {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.hrv.entity.temp_B}}°C
Mechanical supply rate assumption for this simulation: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.ventilation.mechanical_supply_rate_ls}} l/s Equipment: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.dhw.entity.caption}}
Type: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.dhw.entity.fuel}} {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.dhw.entity.type}}
EF: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.dhw.entity.ef.toLocaleString()}}
Modeled Tank Volume: {{saplings.staged.house.equipment.dhw.entity.tank_volume}}L
Item Quantity Unit Labour Material Total
{{cost.name}} {{cost.dimension.toLocaleString()}} {{cost.unit}} {{cost.labour.toLocaleString()}} {{cost.materials.toLocaleString()}} {{(cost.labour + cost.materials).toLocaleString()}}
Many items such as excavation, finishes, partition walls, duct work, wiring, and flooring may be missing from the costing analysis.
Step {{run.output.bc_step.pre}}
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Energy-Related Cost:

Walls

Windows

Mechanical System

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