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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 ...
The most important aspect to a water efficient garden is good garden design. The right garden design will depend a lot upon where you live, by taking into consideration your location and climate you can ...
... Roof-angle glass / Skylights Sloping roof-angled glass is difficult to shade and insulate without sophisticated movable systems. In hot climates with significant degree day cooling requirements, it can ...
... Specific attention is directed to the site and location of the dwelling, the prevailing climate, design and construction, solar orientation, placement of glazing-and-shading elements, and incorporation ...
... and yard materials. Compostation into safe and usable compost material can take 3 months to a few years depending on climate, temperature, and the composting system. The composting of the humanan feces ...
... Earth Summit (1992) with an action agenda, Agenda 21, overseen by the Commission on Sustainable Development.. At Rio negotiations also began for an international agreement on climate change (which eventually ...
... plastic polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles sunlight for several hours. Exposure times vary depending on weather and climate from a minimum of six hours to two days during fully overcast conditions. ...
... of solar energy. Common thermal mass materials include stone, cement and water. Historically they have been used in arid climates or warm temperate regions to keep buildings cool by absorbing solar energy ...
... climate and economics, making it hard to generalize from single studies.  ...
... to the local climate. Primitive greenhouses were first used during Roman times to produce cucumbers year-round for the Roman emperor Tiberius. The first modern greenhouses were built in Europe in the 16th ...
... selective shading (overhangs) and thermal mass. When these features are tailored to the local climate and environment they can produce well-lit spaces that stay in a comfortable temperature range. Socrates'' ...
... in choosing the most preferred methods of energy production. By reducing emissions, energy conservation is an important part of lessening climate change. Energy conservation facilitates the replacement ...
A building’s location and surroundings play a key role in regulating its temperature and illumination. For example, trees, landscaping, and hills can provide shade and block wind. In cooler climates, designing ...
... increasing the quantity or quality of goods and services from the same amount of energy. The Vienna Climate Change Talks 2007 Report, under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ...
... CHP reduces the emission of greenhouse gases, which contribute to global climate change.” When electricity is produced on-site with a CHP plant, excess heat is recycled to produce both processed heat and ...
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