Design a building that consumes as little energy as possible.
Questions to consider
This is an exe file to download on your computer. It is a Macromedia Flash application which may enable your students to watch a demonstration on reducing energy consumption, CO2 emissions and heating costs.
Reducing energy consumption in buildings: How plastics help (English)
This text is the transcript of a chat that helped students understand what is the role of plastics in reducing energy consumption in buildings.
Building for a Sustainable Future: Energy Consumption in Construction (Available in 21 languages)
This article provides some support information that focuses on how to reduce energy consumption in housings.
Building for a Sustainable Future: How to reduce Energy Consumption in Housings? (English)
This is a chat transcript with detailed information on energy consumption in housing.
At Home – making people’s lives easier. And Nature’s, too. (English)
Innovative plastics applications are a crucial element in the ongoing trend for product miniaturisation.
Materials World (English)
The EU aims to meet 20% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020.