Off-Grid, Zero Net Energy Tiny HomesFacing the Future
Reducing the energy consumption and carbon footprint of residential buildings
is a key to achieving carbon emissions reduction targets and limiting global
temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the target set forth in 2015 at the UN
COP21 climate summit in Paris.
Tiny homes -- sustainable and green -- are gaining momentum as they become a popular choice to reduce carbon emissions associated with building energy use and construction materials.
- Learn how can houses produce their own energy
- Identify the challenges in scaling up tiny house projects so that they become more common in residential areas?
- Consider benefits between tiny homes and average homes
Subjects: Science, Social Studies
Type: Lesson Plan
Format: Digital Download