This course provides an introduction to renewable energy generation and energy saving measures through intelligent building control. As such, it addresses the aims of a number of courses in Science and Technology. Curriculum, including experiments and teachers notes, is available from our resources page. Topics include: - Advantages / disadvantages of renewable energy sources: photovoltaic, wind, wave, hydroelectric - Solar cells and their operation - Electricity generators - Solar heating and energy storage - Voltage regulation - Efficiency of a filament lamp and LED lamp - Insulation and double glazing - Energy efficient building design using microcontrollers

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