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Energy 101: Daylighting
http://www.energy.gov/eere/videos/energy-101-daylighting

US Department of Energy

This video introduces the concept of daylighting - the use of windows or skylights for natural lighting and temperature regulation - and how it is one building strategy that can save operating costs for homeowners and businesses.

Video length: 2.75 min.

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Teaching Tips | Science | Pedagogy | Technical Details

Teaching Tips

  • An interesting example about reducing the energy demands of buildings.

About the Science

  • Examines a small but important use of solar energy in buildings for energy efficiency.
  • The introductory video is not a comprehensive instructional tool.
  • Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.

About the Pedagogy

  • A good video to use when talking about energy use in the building sector.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Interesting visuals accompany narration.
  • Includes closed captioning.

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