Catalan Energy Institute (ICAEN), Catalonia , 2012, 2015
How do we bring energy efficiency to young people and professionals at the Generalitat de Catalunya?
The game The Five Energy Differences is a virtual tool for young students and teachers aimed at encouraging careers in engineering. Another aim of this initiative is to make young people aware that energy is a scarce resource. The figure of engineer is promoted as someone who develops and applies innovative technologies. It also shows some of the possibilities for professionals in this field, as well as their positive contribution to society. This virtual tool presents five renewable energy models and new technologies based on energy saving and efficiency. The game also includes explanatory videos, informative descriptions, illustrated experiments and links to further information. LED lighting, electric vehicles, solar energy, insulation and personal computers are just some of the topics developed. This project was supported by Enginycat.
Energy-Saving at the Office is a project that proposes a series of good practices regarding energy use in our work environments. Through a series of six audiovisual short films devised and produced by La Mandarina de Newton, the ICAEN aims to raise awareness among professionals at the Generalitat de Catalunya. These audiovisual capsules show simple slogans that are easy to put into practice in our daily lives to help reduce energy waste at work and also in our homes.
Each audiovisual piece is focused on a different aspect of our working lives in which we can save energy. These include:
Website with audiovisual capsules and experiment data sheets Six audiovisual capsules.