Work together to create a class slideshow about green buildings.
What’s the difference between energy efficiency and energy conservation? How do energy-efficient buildings help climate change? Brainstorm terms and technologies that relate to green buildings, choose one to learn about and create a slide to add to a class slideshow.
Before the class, create a “What are green buildings?” slideshow template for students to add their slides to.
A “Green buildings" glossary is provided as reference with sources listed for further research.
Build energy-efficient homes on BC Hydro and the BC Energy Step Code have more information about terms and technologies related to green buildings.
The First Nations Home EnergySave program’s Understanding Building Systems slideshow provides good background information.
Read our blog post about how schools in B.C. are going green.
Working in small groups, students role-play various positions at a fictitious energy company and explore the challenges...
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