OK, great! You have chosen to build the house and run it for .
Your goal is to design this house so that it can run for spending less than .
To design your house, click on each part of the house and configure it.
For instance, click on the roof and then select the roof material. You'll need to do the same for every part of the house and all the appliances. Some appliances have additional options, such as the water heater, which requires you to decide on a water temperature.
You'll see three tabs:
, and Summary.
The Summary tab shows you how each item contributes to the overall cost.
Remember: For each appliance, there will be a cost to buy it and a cost to run it. You must configure all your outside materials before you will find out how much it costs to run your appliances because their efficiency depends on how well insulated your house is.
Design a House
Myville, the suburb of Whyville, is going Green! City workers are hard at work expanding Myville so many more citizens can own homes, but before you qualify to buy a house in Myville, you'll need to know how to design energy efficient houses.
Interested? If so, you've come to the right place.
We've set up 4 challenges below. By solving them, you will increase your salary by 3 clams each for the Technician Level challenges and 4 clams each for the Engineer Level ones, for a total of 14 big ones! In addition, you will earn badges for qualifying to be a Home Energy Technician and a Home Energy Engineer.
Base Cost: $3,000 Energy: per month Yearly Cost: $