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Below is a list of useful links and references from the lectures. Please feel free to leave a comment below to ask any questions or get in touch if there’s anything missing.

Energy Efficiency

  • Better performance, same energy
  • Same performance, less energy
  • Better performance, less energy

H1 – Energy Efficiency

The New Zealand Building Code a minimum standard, not a target.
The New Zealand Building Code a minimum standard, not a target.

Schedule Method

H1 Climate Zones
H1 Climate Zones

R Values Zone 1 and 2

R values Zone 3

Calculation Method

Modelling Method

Heating

Comparison of heating costs, Consumer.org
Comparison of heating costs, Consumer.org
Phase Change Material (PCM) consists of microscopic beads of wax that absorb large amounts of heat to change the wax from solid to liquid form, thus providing the effect of thermal mass, without the mass.
Phase Change Material (PCM) consists of microscopic beads of wax that absorb large amounts of heat to change the wax from solid to liquid form, thus providing the effect of thermal mass, without the mass.
  • Destratification

Hot Water

Renewable Energy

Tesla Powerwall
Tesla Powerwall
How much energy? Source: Sandia.gov
How much energy? Source: Sandia.gov