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The average household emits around 14 tonnes of greenhouse gases every year, half of which is from electricity generation. This is a large contributor to climate change and global warming. One simple ...
... possible. If air conditioning is used, make sure all windows and doors (where applicable) are closed in order to reduce the loss of heated or cooled air. Switch off air conditioning after hours. An average ...
... Ecoplay . It is estimated that such a system could provide a 30% reduction in water use for the average household. The danger of biological contamination is avoided in two ways. Firstly a cleaning tank ...
... the additional cost at 17 percent above conventional construction, more than triple the true average cost difference of about 5 percent.   Green building practices Green building brings together ...
... 3,021 kilometres (1,877 mi) across central Australia from Darwin to Adelaide. In 1987, when it was founded, the winner''s average speed was 67 kilometres per hour (42 mph) and by 2007 the winner''s average ...
... Sunlight absorbed by the oceans and land masses keeps the surface at an average temperature of 14 °C. The conversion of solar energy into chemical energy via photosynthesis produces food, wood and the ...
... fuel consumption by as much as 10 percent. Fuel efficient vehicles may reach twice the fuel efficiency of the average automobile. Cutting-edge designs, such as the diesel Mercedes-Benz Bionic concept vehicle ...
... improvements that could keep global energy-demand growth at less than 1 percent per annum" -- less than half of the 2.2 percent average growth anticipated through 2020 in a business-as-usual scenario. ...
... by regional utilities. The “centralized” system has an average efficiency of 34 percent, requiring about three units of fuel to produce one unit of power. By capturing both heat and power, CHP and waste ...
... profit. Unfortunately government subsidies are necessary to make buy-back centres a viable enterprise, as according to the United States Nation Solid Wastes Management Association it costs on average US$50 ...
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