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Table 7 Actions taken by visitors within approximately 3 months of visiting the REEP house (n = 37)

From: Assessing the societal impacts of green demonstration homes: a Canadian case study

Action Completed (%) Planning to complete (%)
n = 37 n = 37
Addition 0 0
Attic insulation 13.5 21.6
Basement insulation 10.8 24.3
Central air conditioning 8.1 5.4
Draft proofing (weather-stripping, caulking, etc.) 8.1 13.5
Drain water heat recovery 2.7 2.7
Grey water system 0 0
Heating system 13.5 2.7
Home renovation 8.1 8.1
Lighting 16.2 5.4
Low-flow toilets 18.9 10.8
New garden or landscaping project 5.4 8.1
Other 13.5 16.2
Permeable paving 2.7 8.1
Programmable thermostat 16.2 5.4
Rain barrel or cistern 21.6 16.2
Rain garden 2.7 8.1
Wall insulation 13.5 13.5
Water heater 10.8 0
Windows and doors 16.2 10.8