Free course

Seeing the light

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Seeing the light, will teach you about how the Sun affects your home, both in terms of light and warmth and the energy it generates. You will learn about how it can affect your health and well-being, and how different climates design their homes differently to maximise the benefits of the Sun.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course you should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of some of the basic facts about language, concepts and principles relating to the principles of design of a home
  • understand how to extract information from sources such as text and video
  • demonstrate mathematical skills appropriate to making energy calculations about solar panels.

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