ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION

Environmentally Sustainable Construction is a philosophy for designing and constructing homes and communities. By incorporating these principles, architects, designers, builders and tradesmen can create a living environment that is truly sustainable. Each chapter in the DVD is devoted to separate concepts that combine to contribute to the overall philosophy.

CHAPTERS and KEY LEARNING AREAS

ENNVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY - Streetscapes - Sustainable Landscapes - Sustainable Transport

PASSIVE DESIGN - Orientation - Shading - Insulation - Thermal Mass - Glazing - Skylight - Apartments and Multi-Unit Housing

MATERIAL USE - Biodiversity Off-Site - Heavyweight & Lightweight Systems - Embodied Energy

ENERGY REDUCTION - Energy Consumption - Cooking - Lighting - Major Appliances - Water Heating - Solar Energy - Heating - Cooling

WATER CONSUMPTION - Desalination - WELS - Rainwater - Greywater - Outdoor Water Use

THE FUTURE - Summary of the way we live and the way we create our environment

DURATION 31 MINUTES 

 

STUDY AREAS

Design & Technology Stage 6 - Technology Mandatory - VET Building Construction

Accompanying the DVD are Teachers' Notes and Work Sheets. Click on the link and view a pdf:

TEACHERS' NOTES / WORK SHEETS

SCRIPT

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