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Applications of Solar Energy
Schools - Making them more eco friendly
... Many electricity utilities offer green Power which has been generated from renewable energy sources such as the sun, wind and
. GreenHeart Education shows how greening school facilities contributes ...
Using rainwater to flush your loo
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 rain
system for your house, then try this. I have added several ...
Making Love vs Environment - Is it sustainable?
... being uses more of the planets limited resources such as food,
, fossil fuels and trees and contributes additional greenhouse gases, rubbish and pollution. A slightly less controversial view point ...
... such as the sun, wind and
. 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. ...
Reduce the Office Water Usage
Below are a few ideas on ways to reduce
usage in your office / workplace Invest in
using appliances that have a five or six star rating. Different
efficiency standard exist around the ...
Water Efficient Gardens
The most important aspect to a
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 ...
Water Saving Ideas around the home
There are some simple and effective ways in which to make your home more
efficient. Below are some suggestions that won’t cost a fortune but will produce some savings Try to limit your shower to ...
Key Passive Solar Design Concepts
... in thermal mass (e.g
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 ...
Application for Greywater
Irrigation, Indoor reuse, Extreme living conditions, Heat reclamation Grey
typically breaks down faster than black
and has much less nitrogen and phosphorus. However, all grey
must be assumed ...
Recycling of Greywater
s are much easier to treat and recycle than black
s, due to their lower levels of contamination. However, entirely untreated grey
is still considered to be a potential health and ...
, also known as sullage, is non-industrial waste
generated from domestic processes such as dish washing, laundry and bathing. Grey
comprises 50-80% of residential waste
Green building is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings use resources — energy,
, 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
proof container ...
A low flush or low flow toilet is a flush toilet that uses significantly less
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 ...
Home Water Saving Technology
-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
being heated). Low-flush toilets, composting ...
conservation refers to reducing the use of
. The goals of
conservation efforts include: Sustainability - To ensure availability for future generations, the withdrawal of fresh
... the developing countries, faced with continued poverty and deprivation, regarded development as essential - to meet their need for the necessities of food, clean
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
Experimental Solar Power
... decommissioning in 1989. A solar pond is a pool of salt
(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 ...
Solar Process Heat
... cogeneration system provided 400 kW of electricity plus thermal energy in the form of 401 kW steam and 468 kW chilled
, and had a one hour peak load thermal storage. Evaporation ponds are shallow ...
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