DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

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 is devoted to separate concepts that combine to contribute to the overall philosophy.

Duration : 31 minutes

 

 ENVIRONMENTAL 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

 

 

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

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CHAPTERS

 

0:00  Introduction

1:28  Environmental Sustainability

6:13  Passive  Design

13:13  Material Use

17:07  Energy Reduction

25:31 Water Consumption

28:30  The Future

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