Climate Training Activities: EcoHouse

What makes the biggest impact? My insulation or my windows? How about appliances - should I replace them all?

Household energy use accounts for 21% of the CO2 emissions in the US annually.  What can you do to reduce the carbon footprint of your house?  Through an interactive dollhouse, visitors exchange appliances, windows, insulation, and energy sources to reduce the impact of their housing. 

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All of the activities developed by the New England Aquarium under the NOAA Climate Change Collaborative are available for free use by non-profit organizations. To aid us in future development, please tell us a bit about you and how you intend to use the activities. Click here.



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