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CIS Secondary Library: Y9: The Energy Efficiency of "Things"

Assessment (Criteria D) Details

Technologies are being designed and improved to make existing machines and appliances more efficient. We should examine the advantages and disadvantages when considering purchasing new technologies for home use. Efficiency relates to using the input energy to "transform" a different form of useful energy. Identifying the input and output energies as well as the "non-useful" form that are also produced by the technology is a good starting point.

Your task is to research and consider the pros and cons and the energy efficiency of a new technology for use in homes compared with what is currently done. You will write an article drawing out the comparisons and presenting a logical argument as to which is optimal.

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Home use

Domestic appliances

Domestic use