The Path to Mass Market Adoption of Net-Zero Energy Homes in Canada
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The purpose of this Major Paper is to demonstrate how Net-Zero Energy will become the next best practice for energy efficiency among Canadian production home builders. A combination of ambitious climate change targets, falling solar photovoltaic prices, Provincial Building Code changes, and flexible electricity rates have created the a situation where Net-Zero Energy is no longer a far out goal but a fast approaching reality. Through examining a carefully chosen collection of relevant sources on the topic this paper will demonstrate why, how, and when Net-Zero Energy will become reality in Canada.
CitationMajor Paper, Master of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
Major Project, Master of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University