Home
using
... simple programs such as appointing energy monitors. The responsibilities of energy monitors would include making sure lights and appliances are switched off when not required; and Investigate using GreenPower.  ...
If you are not right into gardening, or do not want to go to the expense of fitting filters and pressure pumps to build an expensive rainwater system for your house, then try this. I have added several ...
... multiple devices continuously plugged in can however equate to as much as 10 percent of total household energy consumption. You can check how much energy your devices are each using in standby mode with ...
... 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 a few ideas on ways to reduce water usage in your office / workplace  Invest in water using appliances that have a five or six star rating.  Different water efficiency standard exist around the ...
... 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 ...
... you are concerned about this, avoid using laundry powders; these often contain high levels of salt as a bulking agent, and this has the same effect on your soil as a drought. Indoor reuse Recycled greywater ...
... using a separate plumbing system to blackwater, domestic greywater can be recycled directly within the home, garden or agricultural company and used either immediately or processed and stored. Recycled ...
... of greywater is poorly understood compared with elimination.   Elimination of greywater Domestic wastewater is usually combined at the sewer, so that grey and black waters are removed together using ...
... 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 ...
... Odors are controlled by ensuring adequate ventilation, sometimes simply by leaving a small gap between the top of the wall and the roof, or using a low-voltage extractor fan. Odor can also be controlled ...
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 ...
... to maintain "wetting effectiveness" while using less water. As a bonus, they reduce splashing while washing hands and dishes. Wastewater reuse or recycling systems, allowing: Reuse of graywater for flushing ...
... followed by the Solar Challenger which crossed the English Channel in July 1981. In 1990 Eric Raymond in 21 hops flew from California to North Carolina using solar power. Developments then turned back ...
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, ...
... 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 ...
... as of 2006 and a long term goal of 210 GW by 2020. Israel is the per capita leader in the use of solar hot water systems with 90% of homes using them. In the United States, Canada and Australia heating ...
... energy requirements by 25%.  An important active solar lighting method is the hybrid solar lighting (HSL). HSL systems collect sunlight using focusing mirrors that track the Sun and use optical fibers ...
<< Start < Prev 1 2 Next > End >>
Page 1 of 2
Taxonomy by Zaragoza Online