How Much Do You Know About Energy Efficiency?

Green Outlet

You already probably know about green energy. You may do a few things, and think that is enough, or you may not have done anything related to green energy since it became such a popular idea. Whatever your experience with… Continue Reading

unit 4 study guide questions?

1. Automobiles that use more than one source of power are called ______________. (Points: 1)        2. Harnessing this energy, ___________   __________  can only be done currently at a few shorelines on the Earth. (2 words) (Points: 1)        3. Fine sedimentary rock… Continue Reading

Why don't we pipe seawater into our homes and then split it into combustible Hydrogen and Oxygen w/solar power

My understanding is that salt water is fairly easily converted into its combustible gas components (or even better "Brown’s" gas I think it’s called) with a little current and a particular kind of metal. Since there is obviously a huge… Continue Reading

In today's energy climate, why aren't new home builds installing geo-thermal units vs the usual technology?

Why are they not installing solar attic ventilators (0) and hot-water-on-demand systems vs the same 1940s hot water tank? Will we ever move on to new technology (that currently exists) or are we trapped in a 20th century blueprint?

Solar projects enlighten students -School District looking skywards for solutions

COMOX VALLEY — The Comox Valley School District is hoping to enlighten students and the general public through new alternative energy projects it has on the go. The first is through the creation of the valley’s first solar powered sign,… Continue Reading

How do you feel when somone mentions alternative energy like solar and wind power?

The past month it just honks me off listening to people chanting – like a mantra in church – about all the benefits we could get from alternative and renewable energy like solar and wind. None of these people have… Continue Reading

MY Solar Power Home Systems & Solar Power Kits – Solar Power Home Systems & Solar Power Kits Residential Solar Power Systems – links to how to buy a solar power system, determine the size system that you need, solar power system components and the .Solar power systems… Continue Reading

Saving Energy with Solar Power : Using Solar Panels for Water Heaters

Solar power can be used to give you hot water. Learn about saving energy in your home with natural or solar power in this free video. Expert: Peter Bonenberger Contact: Bio: Peter Bonenberger and his wife founded a non-profit… Continue Reading

How much hot water does a typical office need (per square foot) and how much for a retail space?

For a class project on a hypothetical building development, I’m trying to figure out how much hot water an office would need (per square foot) and how much hot water a retail space would need (per square foot). Then I… Continue Reading