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... projects that require an audit of energy.  Students can conduct an energy audit which takes into consideration how energy and resources are used. This would include identifying the number of lights, power ...
1. Put occupancy sensors if possible, so that lights will be ON only if somebody is in the area and if no sufficient light is there. 2. Use Duplex printing type copying/ printing machine. Use both sides ...
... being uses more of the planets limited resources such as food, water, fossil fuels and  trees and contributes additional greenhouse gases, rubbish and pollution.  A slightly less controversial view point ...
... ; Air conditioning systems with remote controls; Devices which turn on via a remote control; Devices that go into standby mode, standby lights, standby indicator or clocks;  Power adapters that are plugged ...
... 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 ...
Below are some simple by effective ideas to help reduce the impact your office is having on the environment.  Replace traditional incandescent light bulbs with CFL (compact fluorescent lights). In addition ...
Do you have any Tips, Ideas or News that will help improve our planet earth and make your life more eco-friendly. If so then please share them with the rest of the planet. Together we can make a difference. ...
... 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 ...
... toward the South and the daylight hours will become shorter The opposite is noted in summer where the sun will rise and set further toward the North and the daylight hours will lengthen The converse ...
... using sunlight through passive solar, active solar, and photovoltaic techniques and using plants and trees through green roofs, rain gardens, and for reduction of rainwater run-off. Many other techniques, ...
... of current sustainability discussion track back to the Romantics of the 1800s as well as some Enlightenment political economists of that era. Concerns over population were expressed by Thomas Malthus (see ...
... of 2006–2007. There are plans to circumnavigate the globe in 2010. In 1974, the unmanned Sunrise II plane made the first solar flight. On 29 April 1979, the Solar Riser made the first flight in a solar ...
... and transportable fuel. Solar induced chemical reactions can be divided into thermochemical or photochemical. Hydrogen production technologies involving the use of solar light have been a significant area ...
A solar updraft tower (also known as a solar chimney or solar tower) consists of a large greenhouse that funnels into a central tower. As sunlight shines on the greenhouse, the air inside is heated, and ...
Concentrated sunlight has been used to perform useful tasks since the time of ancient China. A legend claims that Archimedes used polished shields to concentrate sunlight on the invading Roman fleet and ...
A solar cell, or photovoltaic cell (PV), is a device that converts light into direct current using the photoelectric effect. The first solar cell was constructed by Charles Fritts in the 1880s. Although ...
Sunlight can be converted into electricity using photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar power (CSP), and various experimental technologies. PV has mainly been used to power small and medium-sized applications, ...
... brine solutions used in leach mining and removing dissolved solids from waste streams. Clothes lines, clotheshorses, and clothes racks dry clothes through evaporation. These devices use wind and sunlight ...
Solar cookers use sunlight for cooking, drying and pasteurization. They can be grouped into three broad categories: box cookers, panel cookers and reflector cookers. The simplest solar cooker—the box cooker ...
... 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. ...
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