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... points and appliances;  Have the students develop a list of how energy use can be reduced; Use one of the many simple online carbon footprint calculators to help identify how much energy your school uses ...
... 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 ...
... a watt meter. Equipment that commonly uses standby power includes; VCR player, DVD players and entertainment systems;  TVs and set-top boxes;  Microwave ovens ; Computers, digital monitors and printers ...
... car journeys to and from work Use public transport such as buses and trains where possible. If you use your car to shop, do all your shopping in one trip per week and try to do as many other errands on ...
...  Share your Tips, Ideas and News that relate to the houses we build and live in.  ...
... on the Earth''s surface causes "thermal lag." Variable cloud cover influences solar gain potential. This means that latitude-specific fixed window overhangs, while important, are not a complete seasonal ...
... a window in the day time, and out of the same window at night. Radiation uses photons to transmit electromagnetic waves through a vacuum, or translucent medium. Solar heat gain can be significant even ...
... and other uses  ...
... uses and alternatives to elimination are highly recommended by online sources.  ...
... uses. Buildings account for 12.2 percent of the total amount of water consumed per day in the United States. Considering these statistics, reducing the amount of natural resources buildings consume and ...
... Standard on their website Waterless, odorless composting toilets ensure that houses can remain occupied in drought areas where water is shut off for periods of time. An example is southern Spain, where ...
A low flush or low flow toilet is a flush toilet that uses significantly less water then a normal flush toilet, using as little as 1.6 gallons per flush as opposed to 7 gallons. They came into use in the ...
... increasing scarcity of the resource. The Hartwick's rule provides an important result about the sustainability of welfare in an economy that uses non-renewable resources. Beginning with the environmental ...
... viruses that may infect your computer equipment, other property damage, or consequential loss resulting from your access to or use of this website. Make the Change accepts no liability for damage to files, ...
... of research since the 1970s. Aside from electrolysis driven by photovoltaic or photochemical cells, several thermochemical processes have been explored. One such route uses concentrators to split water ...
... along two axes. Parabolic dish systems give the highest efficiency among CSP technologies. The 50 kW Big Dish in Canberra, Australia is an example of this technology. A solar power tower uses an array ...
... cost of solar cells limited terrestrial uses throughout the 1960s. This changed in the early 1970s when prices reached levels that made PV generation competitive in remote areas without grid access. Early ...
... pools that concentrate dissolved solids through evaporation. The use of evaporation ponds to obtain salt from sea water is one of the oldest applications of solar energy. Modern uses include concentrating ...
... to track the Sun.  The solar bowl is a concentrating technology employed by the Solar Kitchen in Auroville, India, where a stationary spherical reflector focuses light along a line perpendicular to the ...
... the air inside is heated causing an updraft that pulls air through the building. Performance can be improved by using glazing and thermal mass materials in a way that mimics greenhouses. Deciduous trees ...
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