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... lights off after hours. Switch off lights in areas such as the stationary or store rooms that are not occupied (look at investing in timer / motion light switches) Use natural ventilation and fans where ...
... gain Isolated gain involves utilizing solar energy to passively move heat from or to the living space using a fluid, such as water or air by natural convection or forced convection. Heat gain can occur ...
... in unfiltered ventilation air. Natural convection causing rising warm air and falling cooler air can result in an uneven stratification of heat. This may cause uncomfortable variations in temperature in ...
... using natural cleaning products instead). Water purification/decontamination systems then again are used for applications where potable water is required (e.g. to allow drinking, and/or for other domestic ...
... and oceans in this way. Despite treatment, this arguably results in greater contamination of natural waters, as the natural purification capacity of surface water is millions of times less than that of ...
... health and the natural environment by: Efficiently using energy, water, and other resources Protecting occupant health and improving employee productivity Reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation ...
A composting toilet is any system that converts human waste into an organic compost and usable soil, through the natural breakdown of organic matter into its essential minerals. Micro and macro organisms ...
... an ecosystem should not exceed its natural replacement rate. Energy conservation - Water pumping, delivery, and wastewater treatment facilities consume a significant amount of energy. In some regions ...
... rate at which they can be replenished naturally. There is now clear scientific evidence, (environmental science), that humanity is living in an unsustainable way, by consuming the Earth’s limited natural ...
... reformation of natural gas thereby increasing the overall hydrogen yield. Thermochemical cycles characterized by the decomposition and regeneration of reactants present another avenue for hydrogen production. ...
... instead of electricity or natural gas. Florida legislation specifically protects the ''right to dry'' and similar solar rights legislation has been passed in Utah and Hawaii. Unglazed transpired collectors ...
The history of lighting is dominated by the use of natural light. The Romans recognized a right to light as early as the 6th century and English law echoed these judgments with the Prescription Act of ...
... chicks and drying chicken manure. Greenhouses convert solar light to heat, enabling year-round production and the growth (in enclosed environments) of specialty crops and other plants not naturally suited ...
... lower albedos and higher heat capacities than those in the natural environment. A straightforward method of counteracting the UHI effect is to paint buildings and roads white and plant trees. Using these ...
... 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 ...
... as much as will ever be obtained from all of the Earth''s non-renewable resources of coal, oil, natural gas, and mined uranium combined.  ...
... 6 to 10 times longer than incandescent light bulbs. Newer florescent lights produce a natural light, and in most applications they are cost effective, despite their higher initial cost. Increased use of ...
... present in many workplace and retail settings (Davis, 2001), (Bain, 1997). It has been shown that natural daylighting increases productivity levels of workers, while reducing energy consumption. Consumers ...
... director of natural resource studies at the Cato Institute, wrote, "If it costs X to deliver newly manufactured plastic to the market, for example, but it costs 10X to deliver reused plastic to the market, ...
... the war were continued in some countries without an abundance of natural resources, such as Japan, after the war ended. Post-war recycling The next big investment in recycling occurred in the 1970s, due ...
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