Home Energy Efficiency

  • In this unit students will perform a home energy audit.  Students will learn ways to maximize energy efficiency in the home and minimize costs.  Major topics will include home building and design, insulation, appliances, lighting, heating, family activity, electric bills, and government incentives.  Projects include Kill-a-Watt (load meter), Ice House (insulation project), My Home's Energy Use (audit), Lighting assessment, etc.