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ERIC Number: ED229611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Pages: 244
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Competency Based Education Curriculum for Energy Efficient Building Construction.
Cole, John; And Others
This competency-based curriculum for energy-efficient building construction is intended to educate students in the importance of conserving energy and to provide for developing skills needed in the application of energy-saving techniques that result in energy-efficient buildings. Each of the eight units is based on one to five competencies. For each one a student competency sheet is provided with the following information: competency statement, learning steps, a list of learning activities, and a suggested student evaluation. Where appropriate, information sheets and study guides (with answer keys) are provided to enable the students to complete the learning activities. Unit topics are (1) plan selection; (2) site selection; (3) foundation construction; (4) floors, walls, and ceilings; (5) roof and attic ventilation; (6) heating and cooling equipment; (7) passive solar fundamentals; and (8) maintenance. An appendix contains 23 tables that are referenced in the curriculum. A bibliography is also provided. (Some reading assignments in other textbooks and references are required. Sources of some additional reference materials--print and nonprint--are cited.) (YLB)
West Virginia Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.; United Career Center, Clarksburg, WV.
Identifiers: Passive Solar Design; West Virginia