Introduction The NEST (Next Evolution in Sustainable Building Technologies) is a research and innovation of the Empa (Swiss interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development). We want to obtain closer information about the Nest, which is placed in … Continue reading The Nest – exploring the future of buildings
I’m currently in my last year of an apprentiship at the company BELIMO Automation AG. I have liked the enterprise since I started working here because they have such a great work atmosphere and culture. I’m not obligated to wear … Continue reading How an industrial company can look after the environment!
Which countries or areas in the world are the best in saving energy? Which countries are wasting the most energy and why? Introduction Our target is to compare countries which are consuming the most energy and which are efficient in … Continue reading Q23 – Top 5 Countries in saving Energy
A small guide for living without electricity
Experiences of Ylenia Vikor in a non-developing country
After I graduated from school I took the decision to go abroad. I was never keen on rich countries Continue reading “Q59 – Living without electricity”
Introduction We want to show our population that solar energy is our future. Where are the advantages or disadvantages? What do you need for building a solar construction? Will the usage of solar energy increase in the future? Solar energy … Continue reading Q51 – Why don’t we all use Solar Energy?
THE MOVEMENT GROUP CAN WE REUSE THE ENERGY WE PRODUCE WHILE DOING SPORTS? We have created a video which shows how much “energy” is produced while doing different sport arts and our interviewee tells us a little bit about this … Continue reading Q36 – Movement
In times, when society is faced with climate change, long-distance heating offers a chance to reduce all sources of pollutants and CO2 emissions. Due to … Continue reading Q68 – Long-Distance Heating
Geothermal Energy – Heat of the Earth During the construction of a geothermal heating, you drill a 50 to 400 m deep hole. You have to go that deep because down there there are no seasonal weather and temperature changes. … Continue reading Q71 – How can we use the Earth’s heat?
Take two pictures during your everyday life. Continue reading “Energy Pictures of Students’ Daily Life”
Task 2 What’s the energy source for heating your room? Inform yourself (ask your family, technical caretaker, etc.) and take a picture of: for example the … Continue reading Students’ Heat Sources