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... points and appliances;  Have the students develop a list of how energy use can be reduced; Use one of the many simple online carbon footprint calculators to help identify how much energy your school uses ...
... printer and scanners consider using a switchable power adapter with multiple sockets, although care should always be taken to ensure such equipment will not lose configuration settings if power is withdrawn.  ...
Travelling by car is often a matter of convenience and habit. Below are some ideas on other ways to get around while also reducing energy use. Car pooling. If work colleagues live close by then try share ...
... have been designed for a purpose and by not using them you run the risk of damaging or destroying plant life and other creatures   Offset you air-flight travel with carbon credits. Many airlines are starting ...
...  Share your Tips, Ideas and News that relate to getting out and about. This includes cars, bus travel, events, eating out etc.   ...
... reliance on artificial lighting systems. This can be achieved by careful building design and placement of window sections. Other creative solutions involve the use of reflecting surfaces to admit daylight ...
... of thermal mass. While these considerations may be directed to any building, achieving an ideal solution requires careful integration of these principles. Modern refinements through computer modeling and ...
... are a wetting agent. When laundry greywater is diverted to the garden then the laundry products must be chosen carefully to ensure phosphate and salt levels are low, and the pH balance is neutral. Independent ...
... residential use and 49 percent for commercial use. 38 percent of the total amount of carbon dioxide in the United States can be attributed to buildings, 21 percent from homes and 17.5 percent from commercial ...
... by separating urine and feces, or by adding sufficient high-carbon content ''soak'' material (see below) to absorb excess liquid. The material should remain aerated to prevent the compost from becoming ...
... toilets or for the garden, and Recycling of wastewater through purification at a water treatment plant. Waterless car wash Rainwater harvesting  ...
... increasing scarcity of the resource. The Hartwick's rule provides an important result about the sustainability of welfare in an economy that uses non-renewable resources. Beginning with the environmental ...
Development of a solar powered car has been an engineering goal since the 1980s. The World Solar Challenge is a biannual solar-powered car race, where teams from universities and enterprises compete over ...
... to break down atmospheric carbon dioxide into oxygen and carbon monoxide (CO). The carbon monoxide can then be used to synthesize methanol, gasoline and jet fuel. Photoelectrochemical cells or PECs consist ...
... The Solar Two in Barstow, California and the Planta Solar 10 in Sanlucar la Mayor, Spain are representatives of this technology.  ...
... and psychological benefits compared to artificial lighting, which is difficult to quantify though. Daylighting design implies careful selection of window types, sizes and orientation; exterior shading ...
... annual benefits of US$530 million from reduced air-conditioning costs and healthcare savings.  ...
... of solar energy but only primary resource applications are discussed here. Because the performance of solar technologies varies widely between regions, they should be deployed in a way that carefully considers ...
... panel. The heat is thus taken from the panel and transferred to a storage container. Other uses Solar heating also refers to the heating of any objects, including buildings, cars, through solar radiation. ...
Energy efficiency and renewable energy are said to be the “twin pillars” of a sustainable energy policy. Both strategies must be developed concurrently in order to stabilize and reduce carbon dioxide emissions ...
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