Topic: Energy-saving Approaches in Architecture
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Topic 07
Energy-saving Approaches in Architecture


Major teaching areas


Physics : Chapter VIII Energy and Use of Energy
  • Energy efficiency in building and transportation
  • Values and Attitudes
  • STSE connections

Related teaching areas


Integrated Science
  • Balance in Nature : The hunt for balance
  • Energy, Weather and Air Quality : Energy use and air quality

Interdisciplinary teaching areas


Liberal Studies
  • Hong Kong Today
  • Energy Technology and Environment

Design and Applied Technology
  • Value and Impact

Learning objectives

  • To learn about the energy sources and the current electricity consumption of buildings in Hong Kong
  • To understand potential hazards of electricity generation and the needs for energy-saving approaches
  • To know and calculate how we can reduce the environmental impacts from energy consumption in buildings