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CONNECTIONS EDUCATION* A House of the Future Problem How could renewable energy sources be used in a house? Th Woo io i taller Clog Oe Devise a Plan and ect. ¢ bi 1. Consider what you learned about renewable energy sources. Use what you learned to design a house that operates entirely on renewable energy sources. Focus on three major needs: (1) heating and cooling; (2) hot water; and (3) electricity. 2. Think about the following issues: + What renewable sources of energy are available? [(jI)\, SU, WIN + Which sources could be used to supply a households needs? could each source be used? an Solow pamas oy ctl "ey € ecth C ind A canals 4 + Where would the rem SS aS diScbladlo use each un, ftdin € + What exuipment Would be fleeded? Where would br in 90M eauipment be ated? + Cowes, h oF Only + What backup systerhs ean be inciided? a) 3. Ona separate sheet of paper, draw your designs for renewable-energy house. Label your drawings to identify the energy sources you used and to explain how each system works. Analyze and Conclude 1. Which renewable energy sources did you use in your home? ~ Solay pannats, wind mills, Cave 2. What are the advantages of using renewable energy sources instead of fossil fuels? 3. Which renewable energy sources did you not include in your deste? Wy didnt you use them? 9) entegy, 0 T hve i A 6 Pin } 4, Do you think peop in the future will have homes like the ones you designed? Why or why not? i inv. g my act TT Mi .f coply | a. f 1 W f Jf th No, n Thay SOI ( © 2018 Connections Education LLC. All ights reserved. Ao Dt t Punk aneny tell ZA ergy ye ae : ae Hy gots to he he wservocen 4