Matrix: Energy and Environment Solution


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.

  • Understand energy and power, joules and watts
  • Energy storage and efficiency
  • Use of intelligent buildings
  • Includes wattmeter
  • ANSI version available – order code: LK7345-2A


Learning Objectives:

  • 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