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Title: Home Energy Audit PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/homeaudit/homeaudit.pdf
Creator: Pratte, John
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: This is the first part of a two-part exercise in which students perform an audit and analysis of energy consumption in their homes. This part provides an introduction to the uses of energy in our homes. Topics include major uses in the home (heating, air conditioning, etc.), sources of energy (fossil fuels), and uses in the United States (industry, transportation, etc.). It includes an activity in which students draw and measure various aspects of their homes (square feet of walls, number and types of windows and doors, number and types of appliances, etc.) in preparation for the second part (Home Energy Analysis) to be performed in the next activity. These two activities should be done in conjunction with one another.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Thermodynamics
Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Thermodynamics -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Special environmental pollutants -- Other environmental pollutants, A-Z -- Fossil fuels
Technology -- Home economics
Technology -- Home economics -- Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service -- Special topics, A-Z -- Energy consumption
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Power resources -- Energy audits
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Health -- Environmental health
Science -- History
Key Concept: Ecology
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Energy transfer
Ecology -- Sustainability
Physics
Physics -- Thermodynamics
Ecology -- Energy flow
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-30 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-03-15 11:01:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 111
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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