Question Sheet: Cold House, Hot House, Green House


Before reading:

  1. Name three things that you use or do that waste energy. 
  2. What do you think "sustainable" means? What might "sustainable architecture" involve?

During reading:

  1. How does the energy used in the United States for heating and cooling affect the environment? 
  2. Define in your own words "green building." 
  3. In what ways might the generation of electricity at power plants be bad for the environment? 
  4. How have windows changed and improved over the years? 
  5. How can roofing m...

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