Heat moves from warmer materials used as thermal mass in passive solar homes, especially in floors and walls. Further Reading Passive, solar, energy, renewable, home, house, heating, heat, radiation, convection, thermal, energy savers
Investigate how energy is used in homes energy efficient materials units for electricity and heat ways to conserve energy . 2) Start a discussion or have the students discuss in small groups, using the following questions:
Spot ventilation is typically used in conjunction with one of the other Proper ventilation helps keep a home energy-efficient, safe, and healthy. Why Ventilate? The materials used in building a new
materials to be used, and the solar heating possibilities, energy efficient by using different framing modes, by Solar energy Solar energy can be used for both space heating and water heating.
Energy Efficient Homes: Landscaping1 Terry B. DelValle, Joan Bradshaw, Barbra Larson, and Kathleen C. Ruppert2 1. used trees and other landscape materials to channel tropical winds. This may partially explain why population centers
ENERGY STAR Qualified New Homes ENERGY STAR qualified homes are independently verified to be at least 30% more energy foams, and tapes reduce air infiltration. In energy-efficient homes, builders use these tools to seal the myriad Improved Framing Materials Low conductance
Energy Efficient Homes: Introduction to LED Lighting1 Barbara Haldeman, • They have the potential to be more energy efficient and • The cost of materials needed to make LED lighting has
BUILDING AN ENERGY SMART HOME. 108 • Scissors • Colored markers Several tips on energy efficient homes are found in the Great Homes Checklist provided in the Different materials have different conduction abilities. Metals are very
Builder’s Guide to Energy Efficient Homes in Georgia Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, Division of Energy Resources Atlanta, Georgia September 1999
Energy-efficient homes are more comfortable, cost less to operate, and reduce air pollution. Lighting has an enormous impact – approximately 12 percent – on the energy use in your home. materials used and the condition they are in.
energy-efficient homes and products Advanced main air circulating fan Homeowner 10% (materials and labor) $50 Energy-efficient appliances Manufacturer Varies based on efficiency Varies Energy-efficient new homes (ends December 31, 2013)
Phase Change Materials: Are They Part of Our Energy Efficient Future? Brian James and Paul Delaney, Southern California Edison ABSTRACT homes and reduce energy consumption in existing residential homes by 40% by 2020 compared
Energy efficient homes can reduce health risks from mold, dust mites, radon, What Makes a Home Energy Efficient? Increasing the energy efficiency of affordable homes does not have to add greatly to construction costs, materials and reduces mold growth.
Increased profile for expertise in energy efficient homes; and, Materials used and prices paid by builder for energy efficiency construction. Brand, type, and price of major energy efficient appliance or equipment installed.
Using any mark to promote a product, home, or building that is energy efficient, but not ENERGY STAR certified. • Using any mark ENERGY STAR materials should include the ENERGY STAR requirements ENERGY STAR rated homes ENERGY STAR rating ENERGY STAR energy performance scale Received an