Energy in the Home

Basic objective of this lecture is to present on Energy in the Home. By this lecture you will able to know that energy is required for heating, lighting and operating appliances and know that energy can be supplied from electricity, gas oil, or solid fuel. You also realize that the cost of home heating depends on the fuel and installation costs and realize the cost of running an appliance depends on power. Energy can be supplied to the home in three ways. Electricity: this is brought to us from power stations; Gas: this comes from the north sea.It is pumped along pipelines to gas stations. Solid fuel: this is the form of coal, wood or peat.