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... home (eg. Do they use high energy star appliances, do they use energy from green sources)   Resist the temptation to stray from designated walking tracks or boardwalks. These walking tracks and boardwalks ...
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 ...
... on the ratio of heating versus cooling degree days for the design location. Glazing selection Equator-facing glass The requirement for vertical equator-facing glass is different than for the other three ...
... design is one part of green building design, and does not include active systems such as mechanical ventilation or photovoltaics, nor does it include life cycle analysis. As a science The scientific basis ...
... usage include not storing the greywater for more than 24 hours, ensuring it cannot pool or run off, and depositing it with subsurface irrigation. Greywater diversion systems can be both designed-in to ...
... the building''s lifecycle, through better siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and removal. Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human ...
... even if a composting toilet is approved. But reputable manufacturers of composting toilets usually help their customers deal with regulatory concerns. Properly designed and sized in relation to use, composting ...
... in the comment header. Copyright The site layout and design is copyright to www.DoItEco.com. Some articles on this site are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License (you will find the licence ...
... to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with the Pathfinder (1997) and subsequent designs, culminating in the Helios which set the altitude record for a non-rocket-propelled aircraft at 29,524 metres (96,860 ft) ...
... in 1872 in the Chilean mining town of Las Salinas. The plant, which had solar collection area of 4,700 m², could produce up to 22,700 L per day and operated for 40 years. Individual still designs include ...
... 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 ...
Sunlight has influenced building design since the beginning of architectural history. Advanced solar architecture and urban planning methods were first employed by the Greeks and Chinese, who oriented ...
... pumps, and fans to convert sunlight into useful outputs. Passive solar techniques include selecting materials with favorable thermal properties, designing spaces that naturally circulate air, and referencing ...
... by photovoltaics, concentrating solar thermal devices, or by an experimental technology such as a solar chimney or solar pond. Solar energy and shading are important considerations in building design. ...
Solar heating is the usage of solar energy to provide process, space or water heating. See also Solar thermal energy. The heating of water is covered in solar hot water. Solar heating design is divided ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... installing a CHP system designed to meet the thermal and electrical base loads of a facility, CHP can greatly increase the facility''s operational efficiency and decrease energy costs. At the same time, ...
... demand. Standardised recycling labelling can also have a positive effect on supply of recyclates if the labelling includes information on how and where the product can be recycled. Sustainable design Much ...
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