Payback information for insulation upgrades
Estimating your actual payback on insulation upgrades accurately is very difficult given the many variables – from the current state of your home, to how you use energy, to the materials you select – literally every element has something to say on what the actual payback value will be. However, there is excellent reference material available from which you can create base expectations for your home. Here are just a few examples.
|1950’s Standard||1970’s Standard||2006 Ontario Code||Paragon EnergyStar||R-32 Paragon Wall system|
|GHGE’s: 21,002 kg||GHGE’s: 16,970 kg||GHGE’s: 14,377 kg||GHGE’s: 10,280 kg||GHGE’s 6,632 kg|
|Est’d Energy Cost $4,498/yr||Energy Cost $3,442/yr||Energy Cost $3,036/yr||Energy Cost $2,110/yr||Energy Cost $1,292/yr|
|EnerGuide Rating: 43||EnerGuide Rating: 59||EnerGuide Rating: 64||EnerGuide Rating: 80||EnerGuide Rating: 84|