GSEM: Sustainability Community

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Students will understand the significance of conductors and insulators and how they relate to energy. They will identify, describe, and use efficient and conservative measures for “building” a sustainable community. They will also discover how energy efficient options are the most cost-effective choices in the long run.


  1. Sustainability Community [PDF]
  2. General Resources
    1. Student Handout can be used it is found in the Energy House pdf.
    2. Energy House – The NEED Project [PDF]
    3. Well Insulated Houses – Con Edison [PDF]