This is one of a series of extended units from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, to provide in-depth coverage of a topic or an area of the curriculum. This unit covers the use of energy management systems in buildings focusing on the students’ own school. It provides a context for work on control systems.
• An overview of the unit
• Syllabus Links
• Linking science and technology
• Using the unit for GNVQ
• Sources of information and useful resources
TEACHERS’ NOTES AND STUDENTS’ MATERIALS
Introduction: Energy - supply and demand
Part 1: Hitting the Hot Spots
Part 2: A Model of Efficiency?
Part 3: Developing an Energy Strategy for your School
Part 4: Energy and You
HEALTH and SAFETY
Any use of a resource that includes a practical activity must include a risk assessment. Please note that collections may contain ARCHIVE resources, which were developed at a much earlier date. Since that time there have been significant changes in the rules and guidance affecting laboratory practical work. Further information is provided in our Health and Safety guidance.