Passive Houses

To do the work on Passive Houses, click here : Passive houses Quiz

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Energy conservation in the home Vocabulary List

Re-read your text “Energy conservation in the home” and answer these 5 questions in full sentences. The Five Questions are :

1.                      What is insulation ? (Write a definition)
2.                      How can we save energy ?
3.                      What is R-value and how is it calculated ?
4.                      Why is insulation a good investment for a homeowner ?
5.                     List different types of insulation possible. (Check your lessons in French notes)

Look at the diagram of the eco-unfriendly house and using this weblink below, prepare suggestions to improve the house and its ecological profile.

Types of insulation to use