Essays Tagged: "energy efficient"

Insulation: types of insulation products availiable and also gives pros and cons in terms of the environment for each type.

Heating and cooling account for 50 to 70% of the energy used in the average American home. Using energy efficient insulation is one of the fastest an ... sulation is one of the fastest and most cost-efficient ways to use a whole house approach to reduce energy waste and save money. A good insulation system includes a combination of products and constru ... this type of insulation, however, can cost you a pretty penny at 8.4 to 12 cents per square foot.An energy-efficient house has a much higher insulation R-value than required by most local building cod ...

(5 pages) 39 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Green Computing Research Paper mla format 3 references. subject is about computers and the environment.

ectricity and paper. Society has become aware of this waste and is taking measures to combat it.The Energy Star program encourages manufactures to create energy-efficient devices that require little p ... cified number of inactive minutes. Personal computers, monitors and printers should comply with the ENERGY STAR program, which was developed by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Uni ...

(1 pages) 90 0 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A Research Assignment on Straw Bale Homes

at quantities world wide, and by using it, we stop it being burnt, and reduce our impact on forests.Energy Efficient - The tightly packed straw bales are excellent insulators, often two or three times ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Marketing Positioning Paper on Frigidaire Company: Launching the Front-Loading Washing Machine

(vertical axis) washing machine, Frigidaire is intent to establish itself as the industry leader in energy-saving, environmentally friendly laundry products while expand its position in the marketplac ... s while expand its position in the marketplace. This new front-loading washing machine offers lower energy consumption, better water conservation, and better washing performance than the conventional ...

(1 pages) 102 0 2.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Insulating Concrete Forms

ise commercial buildings. ICFs have been proven to be very economical. They show this by being more energy efficient, stronger, quieter, and more comfortable than the traditional home. The proc ... pare to be about the same price. Another main reason why the price equals out is because of reduced energy costs. When building, ICFs reduce wall construction and insulating time by 2/3 to Â&fra ...

(4 pages) 999 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Notes On The State Of Virginia

s a few reasons for these, all of which are technology related.He states that stone houses are more energy efficient because they stay warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. This basic observa ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Introduction The ongoing energy use of a building is one of the single greatest environmental impacts of a building. All the ... onmental impacts of a building. All the activities that take place in the building consume a lot of energy that demands lots of resources from the biosphere and the environment. However, the flow of e ... nment. However, the flow of energy into any network of activities cannot be made cyclical since the energy conversion is irreversible. This implies that unless we use renewable energy resources, soone ...

(9 pages) 71 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Recently, President George W. Bush released a comprehensive energy plan that he hopes will go into effect shortly. There are a few main points that are stressed ... s his effort to reduce pollution. Next, he wants to speed the re-licensing process for distributing energy permits, as well as expand the drilling areas of many major oil drilling companies, and the i ... or oil drilling companies, and the industry in general. Also, the plan calls for different types of energy conservation by both industries and individuals. In addition, the plan examines the use of al ...

(1 pages) 461 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science