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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 a building strategy that can save operating costs for homeowners and businesses.

Video length: 2.75 min.

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Notes From Our Reviewers The CLEAN collection is hand-picked and rigorously reviewed for scientific accuracy and classroom effectiveness. Read what our review team had to say about this resource below or learn more about how CLEAN reviews teaching materials
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.
  • Comments from expert scientist: This resource provides a clear explanation of the principles with high production values.

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.

Related URLs These related sites were noted by our reviewers but have not been reviewed by CLEAN

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Entered the Collection: March 2019 Last Reviewed: June 2016

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