Part 2 – Bingo and Interview with Stakeholders
Using what they learned from part 1, the students will then be asked to create their ideal energy efficient building, identifying key features to make the building a success. They will use this information to create their own version of sustainability bingo, that they will use when listening to the stakeholder. The stakeholder (owner of an energy efficient buildings company) will be invited to the lecture by the lecturer and will present the ideal features and additions that they put into buildings to make them more energy efficient. Students will relate these key features to their own identified from part 1 and will mark them off as the stakeholder mentions them. If certain features were not mention, this gives the students time to ask the stakeholders key questions as to why certain features were not added.
The aim of teaching resource is to estimate the number of buildings in the national housing stock represented by each building type and their energy performance. This will be achieved through interviews with the stakeholders, Problem Based Learning (students will be presented with the problems) and of course through class and field work. After doing all the field work and calculation of the energy performance of the chosen typologies, students should propose methods and instruments of how to improve the performance of the whole building. The knowledge proposing such measures will come from the collaboration with the private stakeholders dealing with energy efficiency material.
The building types would be selected based on particular construction periods, sizes of buildings and used material. Also any regional variations would be highlighted. After doing all the field work and calculation of the energy performance of the chosen typologies, students should propose methods and instruments of how to improve the performance of the whole building or a single apartment. The knowledge proposing such measures will come from the collaboration with the private stakeholders dealing with energy efficiency materials.
The idea of this resource is to improve the existing knowledge of the students, inhabitants and local/ central government, providing a powerful means for the assessment of the energy performance of individual buildings and groups of buildings.
This teaching resource aims to give students tools and instruments related to the energy performance of buildings. This teaching resource will help students learn how to calculate the energy performance of a building, how to calculate the amount of money we spend every year on heating and cooling, how much it will cost to insulate a certain building typology, will learn about the building typology in Albania, the way of constructing, the indoor comfort and the passive techniques on how to reduce the energy consumption, etc.