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... Many electricity utilities offer green Power which has been generated from renewable energy sources such as the sun, wind and water. GreenHeart Education shows how greening school facilities contributes ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
... such as the sun, wind and water. In order to make sure you make an informed decision then shop around by comparing your present supplier to other retailers who provide green power.  ...
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 ...
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 ...
There are some simple and effective ways in which to make your home more water efficient. Below are some suggestions that won’t cost a fortune but will produce some savings Try to limit your shower to ...
... in thermal mass (e.g water tank, masonry wall) and slowly transmitted indirectly to the building through conduction and convection. Efficiency can suffer from slow response (thermal lag) and heat losses ...
Irrigation, Indoor reuse, Extreme living conditions, Heat reclamation Greywater typically breaks down faster than blackwater and has much less nitrogen and phosphorus. However, all greywater must be assumed ...
Most greywaters are much easier to treat and recycle than blackwaters, due to their lower levels of contamination. However, entirely untreated greywater is still considered to be a potential health and ...
Greywater, also known as sullage, is non-industrial wastewater generated from domestic processes such as dish washing, laundry and bathing. Greywater comprises 50-80% of residential wastewater. Greywater ...
Green building is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings use resources — energy, water, and materials — while reducing building impacts on human health and the environment during ...
... speed up this process, several special composting toilets have been made. UDD toilets (urine-diversion dehydrating) is one such special type. This type of toilet has 2 containers; 1 waterproof container ...
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 ...
Water-saving technology for the home includes: Low-flow shower heads (sometimes called energy-efficient shower heads as they also use less energy, due to less water being heated). Low-flush toilets, composting ...
Water conservation refers to reducing the use of water. The goals of water conservation efforts include: Sustainability - To ensure availability for future generations, the withdrawal of fresh water from ...
... the developing countries, faced with continued poverty and deprivation, regarded development as essential - to meet their need for the necessities of food, clean water and shelter. The 1972 United Nations ...
... 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 ...
... decommissioning in 1989. A solar pond is a pool of salt water (usually 1–2 m deep) that collects and stores solar energy. Solar ponds were first proposed by Dr. Rudolph Bloch in 1948 after he came across ...
... cogeneration system provided 400 kW of electricity plus thermal energy in the form of 401 kW steam and 468 kW chilled water, and had a one hour peak load thermal storage.  Evaporation ponds are shallow ...
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