This report includes a life-cycle cost analysis (LCA) of a variety of HVAC systems, including all-gas and all-electric systems. In addition, LCA was applied to a variety of heat pumps and electric baseboard heaters to understand their performanice in different climage regions in B.C. The cost-effectiveness of solar panels for powering HVAC systems were also reviewed.
Partner: BC Housing
Keywords: green buildings, social sustainability, sustainable development & green economy