ERIC Number: ED219566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Minnesota Super-Insulation Housing Curriculum.
Hennepin Technical Centers, Minneapolis, MN.; Minnesota State Dept. of Energy, Planning and Development, St. Paul.; Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
This superinsulation housing curriculum consists of 14 sections that focus on showing how many household energy problems can be solved through modifications in the methods and materials used to build homes. Section 1 is an overview of low energy housing. The next 13 sections present the content of the curriculum. In addition to narrative informative materials, extensive tables, charts, and figures are provided. All sections, with the exception of section 7, conclude with a bibliography or references (section 9 only). The sections cover Introduction to Superinsulated Construction, Infiltration, Walls, Attic, Foundations, Windows, Entrances, Indoor Air Pollution, Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers, Heating and Cooling Systems, Superinsulation Economics, Marketing Superinsulation, and Consumerism. Appendixes include a Marketing Assistance Package (ideas for publicizing the curriculum), Target Audience Identification, and listing of Superinsulation Curriculum Slides. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hennepin Technical Centers, Minneapolis, MN.; Minnesota State Dept. of Energy, Planning and Development, St. Paul.; Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.