SUSTAINABILITY 01 – Sense of Sustainability (Level 2)
ACTeco 45 min lesson shows meaning of sustainability and why is sustainability inevitable for human life on Earth. The ecological footprint is explained and Sustainable development goals are mentioned.
An introduction to the application of photovoltaics in buildings. It shows how much solar energy is available and how much of it can be used and explains how different types of solar cells and solar modules are manufactured and what design options and advantages they offer in the building sector.
Sustainable – Basics of Thermal Solar and Solar Cooling
The technology of solar thermal energy can be used to heat water (or air). The functionality is explained, the components are described, different collector types, storage tanks and system types are compared. Including a closer look at Solar cooling.
ACTeco course shows a case study house. Building step by step of a sustainable, passive standard, family house. It is built with natural materials, low impact foundation, green roof, producing own energy.
The course will consist of 9 lessons. On the concept of tiny house and its context, they show mitigation and adaptation measures and their application on big buildings. Lessons also follow a special case study of the project: Living Smart With Climate Change.