Tagged: home energy

heat conduction through a window

Get two temperature sensors to measure the temperature inside and outside a window. You may find that over a long period of time it is best to record your data remotely. This means that...

heat conduction

You can use a temperature sensor to study the conduction of heat through materials. Two temperature sensors allow you to compare different materials at the same time. In this example, you heat strips of...

keep the house warm

We need to keep our homes warm in cold weather. We also need to do this as economically as possible. There are several ways to insulate your home and keep the heat in, and...

day and night light & temperature

What time does it get light in the morning? When does it get dark? Is the central heating working? I just had to know, so I took my data logging equipment and started to...

scientist 49: the building scientist – heat pumps and an eco-home (2012)

Building scientist David Crowther in Cambridge explains how a heat pump, under floor heating and good insulation keep a house warm. He talks to the Science Show’s Nicola Terry 05/02/2012 Tagged engineering, home energy, Nicola Terry, physics, Roger Frost,...

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scientist 29: the eco-home builder – solar panels by Polysolar (2013)

Pete McKeown, director of Cernunnos Homes and Hamish Watson, director of Polysolar tell Chris Creese about their special solar panels and offer some smart ideas for using solar energy. Follow-up link: Cernunnos Homes www.cernunnos-homes.co.uk Polysolar...

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