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Energy Savings Potential and Policy for Energy Conservation in Selected Indian Manufacturing Industries
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ABSTRACT Minimization of damage from the rising trend of global warming would warrant two kinds of action for a country like India: a) abatement of greenhouse gas emissions and b) adaptation to climate change so as to reduce climate change related vulnerability of the

Energy Conservation in Industries by PV Solar Pump as Renewable Energy Source
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ABSTRACT With steep increase in the supply demand gap of energy, the shortage of energy has become global problem. With seemingly poor trend of capacity increase, the burden of importing energy is increasing particularly for India in the south Asian countries. Now it

ENERGY CONSERVATION IN SMALL-SCALE INDUSTRIES AND THEIR COST IMPLICATIONS
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ABSTRACT Small-scale industries employ energy intensive methods of production wasting a lot of energy thus realizing low profits. An energy audit was carried out at Maganjo Grain Millers Limited, a typical small-scale industry, to determine the possible sources of

Advanced energy conservation techniques towards environment protection in industriesand institutions
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India's energy intensity per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) is higher as compared to Japan, USA and Asia by 3.7, 1.55 and 1.47 times, respectively. This indicates an inefficient use of energy and also an essence for considering a substantial scope for energy savings

Earth Shelters; A Review of Energy Conservation Properties in Earth Sheltered Housing
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Earth sheltering is an age long traditional practice. In modern times its benefits has prompted new definitions for its practice. With the potential thermal conservation qualities and physical characteristics of earth as a building mass, earth shelters can now be

More than 200 genes required for methane formation from H 2 and CO 2 and energy conservation are present in Methanothermobacter marburgensis and
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The hydrogenotrophic methanogens Methanothermobacter marburgensis and Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus can easily be mass cultured. They have therefore been used almost exclusively to study the biochemistry of methanogenesis from H2 and

Oil Injection Rotary Screw Compressors Contributing to Environmental Protection and Energy Conservation
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AIR compressors are an essential source of motive power in factories and play an important role supplying air in factories and elsewhere. Hitachi has a long history in the field of air compressors and has undertaken ongoing product development to meet customer needs

Energy Conservation in centrifugal pump with variable frequency drive including SCADA, PLC and HMI
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ABSTRACT Pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world's electrical energy demand and range from 25-50% of the energy usage in certain industrial plant operations. Pumping systems consume a significant portion of the electricity, Variable frequency drives (VFD's)

Report Balancing energy conservation and occupant needs in ventilation rate standards for Big Box stores in California: predicted indoor air quality and energy
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This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of

The wave equation and energy conservation
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The crux of this problem is the definition of total energy in (3) which is merely given, not derived. The kinetic energy component is simply the differential velocity-mass integrated over the length of the string. If the string is displaced a small amount so that? u? x is

AN INVESTIGATION FOR GENERATION OF ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES FOR SPONGE IRON PLANTS USING PROCESS INTEGRATION
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ABSTRACT During the operation, a tremendous amount of heat is generated in the coal based sponge iron plant and a significant part of this heat associated with the waste gas, remains unutilized. While utilizing this heat in the process the energy demand of the

Guide to the Changes between the 2009 and 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
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TS Mapes, DR Conover 2012 insofast.com Executive Summary The International Code Council (ICC) published the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) in early 2012. The 2012 IECC is based on revisions, additions, and deletions to the 2009 IECC that were considered during the ICC code

Hospital ventilation standards and energy conservation: chemical contamination of hospital air. Final report.
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D Rainer 2012 escholarship.org This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain conect information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor the Regents of the University of

Energy awareness displays: motivating conservation at the workplace through feedback
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The paper presents a project that sets up to make energy consumption data visible and accessible to employees by providing dynamic situated consumption feedback at the workplace. Therefore a supporting infrastructure as well as two example applications have

Experimental and Mathematical Analysis of Energy Conservation in Iron Foundries with Critical Input Parameters of Rotary Furnace
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ABSTRACT This paper deals with Experimental Investigations and mathematical analysis of effect of critical input parameters of LDO-fired rotary furnace on energy conservation in iron foundries. Energy consumption is major problem being faced by the Indian ferrous

More than 200 genes required for methane formation from H2 and CO2 and energy conservation in Methanothermobacter marburgensis and M.
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and RK Thauer," Complete genome sequence of Methanothermobacter marburgensis, a

International Research Trends related to Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Conservation in buildings.
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In many cases it is possible to improve the indoor environment and at the same time reduce energy consumption. An example is the increase in better insulation of windows and external walls that result in a more uniform indoor thermal environment with less risk of

AN ANALYSIS OF ENERGY CONSERVATION AMONG US AGE COHORTS
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ABSTRACT Over many years, the increase usage of electricity and natural gas has caused the US carbon footprint to expand in size. While many of the greenhouse gas effects can be attributed to the industrial, transportation, and commercial sectors, the residential sector of

The effectiveness of aerobic training, cognitive behavioural therapy, and energy conservation management in treating MS-related fatigue: the design of the
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ABSTRACT Background: TREFAMS is an acronym for TReating FAtigue in Multiple Sclerosis, while ACE refers to the rehabilitation treatment methods under study, that is, Aerobic training, Cognitive behavioural therapy, and Energy conservation management. The

What learning progressions on carbon-transforming processes tell us about how students learn to use the laws of conservation of matter and energy
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ABSTRACT We report on learning progression research that tracks how students develop an understanding of matter and energy conservation as they pertain to the carbon-transforming processes of combustion, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, digestion, and biosynthesis.

Direct Household Rebound Effect for Electricity Consumption in the US: Implications forEnergy Conservation Policy
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ABSTRACT The direct rebound effect is a concept that describes the increase in consumer demand for energy services resulting from improvements in energy efficiency. This paper uses household electricity consumption data in the United States during the period 2006-

Psychological Trait and Situation Affecting through Inspiration of Public Mind to Energy Conservation Behavior of Undergraduate Student
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P Pimdee, N Thiengkamol Journal of Social 2012 mcser-org.ervinhatibi.com ABSTRACT This research objective was to study psychological trait and situation affected to energy conservation behavior and inspiration of public mind of undergraduate student of KMITL in the first semester of academic year 2012. The sample group of 800 students

Encouraging energy conservation in office environments through group feedback and individual comparison feedback
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ABSTRACT Sustainable behavior is fundamentally a group phenomenon. This implication is essential, especially, because the impact of a single individual is rather small, and a true change depends on the aggregate actions of a significant amount of people. Therefore,

An energy conservation DVFS algorithm for the android operating system
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ABSTRACT Typically, when a user wishes to minimise the energy consumption for an application running on a handheld device, he/she may choose to set the processor speed to its slowest level. However, our study indicated that due to the processes involved in

The genetic basis of energy conservation in the sulfate-reducing
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ABSTRACT Sulfate-reducing bacteria play major roles in the global carbon and sulfur cycles, but it remains unclear how reducing sulfate yields energy. To determine the genetic basis of energy conservation, we measured the fitness of thousands of pooled mutants of

Balancing energy conservation and occupant needs in ventilation rate standards for Big Box stores in California: predicted indoor air quality and energy
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ABSTRACT Through mass-balance modeling of various ventilation scenarios that might satisfy the ASHRAE 62.1 Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Procedure, we estimate indoor concentrations of contaminants of concern (COCs) in California big box stores, compare estimates to

Energy conservation and comfort management in building environment
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ABSTRACT Today energy conservation in building sector is a major subject of interest to the research community. A number of applications proposed and exist in the literature, but the trade-off between users comfort index and energy consumption is still a major challenge

DEVELOPMENT OF ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND SMALL COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN THAILAND
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ABSTRACT This paper projects five scenarios of the energy consumption of residential houses and small commercial buildings in Thailand in the next 20 years from 2010 to 2030. The first scenario presents the consumption trend at which the energy performance of the

Re: Request for Comments: Docket No. EERE-2011-BT-STD-0047; RIN 1904-AC56 Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment
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The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) provides the following comments in response to the US Department of Energy? s (DOE) notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR)

Towards robust multi-objective optimization under model uncertainty for energy conservation
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ABSTRACT Sustainable energy domains have become extremely important due to the significant growth in energy usage. Building multiagent systems for real-world energy applications raises several research challenges regarding scalability, optimizing multiple

Energy Conservation in Boiler by Variable Speed Drives (VSD)
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ABSTRACT Applications of technologies have tremendous potential to reduce industrial energy use. Industrial energy use can also be reduce using variable speed drive in motor operated system, high efficient motors, efficient nozzles in compressed-air system, waste heat

Energy and Economic Impacts of US Federal Energy and Water Conservation Standards Adopted From 1987 Through 2012
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ABSTRACT This paper presents estimates of the key impacts of Federal energy and water conservation standards adopted from 1987 through 2012. The standards for consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment include those set by legislation as well

Evaluating public transit as an energy conservation and emission reduction strategy
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ABSTRACT This report investigates the role public transit improvements can play in conserving energy and reducing emissions. Critics argue that transit is an inefficient strategy since on average it uses almost as much energy per passenger-mile as driving, and more than

Energy conservation in the numerical solution of Hamiltonian boundary value problems
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ABSTRACT We consider the issue of energy conservation in the numerical solution of Hamiltonian systems coupled with boundary conditions and discuss a few examples arising from astrodynamics. Keywords: Energy conserving Runge-Kutta methods, Hamiltonian

Innovative Solar-House Aiming at Zero Annual Electricity Consumption with Energy Conservation and GHG Reduction
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ABSTRACT The aim of this study is to determine the contribution of a residence for sustainable development in the mitigation of global warming through an energy efficient and environmentally sustainable home model by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (

PREFACE: ENHANCED HEAT TRANSFER IN ENERGY CONSERVATION AND POLLUTION CONTROL
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Readers may recall from the previous issue (vol. 19, no. 5) that the objective of this meeting was to address application of enhancement techniques in thermal systems used for energy conservation and pollution control. The primary motivation, of course, is the high potential

Chasing Green: An Academic Library's In-House Solution to Save Resources and Change Policy about Energy Conservation
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ABSTRACT Information can be a powerful tool! As energy consumers and stewards of increasingly limited budget dollars for libraries, many in our profession now seek solutions that would promote both conservation and financial savings. This session will explore how

Energy Conservation By Energy Efficient Motor In Industry (Case Study Of Polyplast Industry)
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ABSTRACT In the future, crises of the energy will increase due to environmental problem and limited sources. The electric motors consume a significant amount of electricity in the industrial and in the tertiary sector of the India. Because of its simplicity and robustness the

Goal Setting and Energy Conservation
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ABSTRACT This paper develops a theoretical model of consumer demand for an energy conservation program that involves non-binding, self-set goals. We present evidence from a Northern Illinois goal-setting program, aimed at reducing residential electricity

Energy Conservation Using Variable Frequency Drive
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ABSTRACT The paper describes the use and importance of VFD drive in firing of ceramic insulators. The ceramic insulators undergo certain physical treatments before being subjected to some mechanical and electrical test. Heat treatment is the most important one

Balancing energy conservation and occupant needs in ventilation rate standards for Big Box stores and other commercial buildings in California: Issues related
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This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of

Promoting Energy Conservation Behaviour: A Plausible Solution to Energy Sustainability Threats
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ABSTRACT This paper aims to discuss promoting energy conservation behaviour as complementary of global efforts towards a sustainable energy future. Today, the world is afflicted by various energy sustainable threats, including depletion of energy resources,

Making energy conservation the norm
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A recurring theme in recent discussions of how best to mitigate climate change is the need for individual action. Technology alone will not be sufficient to avert climate change, and behavioral approaches offer a promising source of additional mitigation (Allcott

A New Energy Conservation Scheme for Sensor Network for Particulate Matter (PM)
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Energy conservation and energy decentralization: issues and prospects
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MD Levine American Association for the Advancement of 2012 escholarship.org This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain conect information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor the Regents of the University of

Experimental Investigations and Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Effect of Critical Input Parameters on Fuel/Energy Conservation in Rotary Furnace for Iron
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The multivariate statistical analysis of specific fuel consumption was carried out. The average absolute variation was-0.000004474 and% variation was+ 0.04168551. These variations are within acceptable limits. The multivariate statistical analysis is capable of

Intelligent Home Energy Conservation System Based On WSN
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ABSTRACT In recent years, since the Information Technology (IT) and IC manufacturing process rapid progress, the cost of circuit designs can be reduced and achieve better work performance. The development of wireless sensor network (WSN) was mainly by

PROGRESS IN RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CONSERVATION-A MULTI COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE
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ABSTRACT The importance of understanding historical and present day pat~ terns of energy use is illustrated with a summary of a recently completed, comprehensive data base of residential energy con~ sumption from 1960 to 1978 in seven OECD countries. Time~

Discussion on the Energy Conservation across a Sharp Gradient Junction in SPACE-CAP Code
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SPACE code for RCS (Reactor Coolant System) analysis and CAP code for containment analysis are now under V V (Validation Verification). CAP code has undergone or will undergo so many test problems for following categories; 1) Fundamental phenomena. 2)

Promoting energy conservation through occupational licensure: A feasibility study
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THE PROBLEM Archi tects, engineers and the many others who design and build California I s living and working environments are in a unique position to affect how energy is used. Iluuses and commercial buildings can be designed and built to minimize energy

Experimental, Computational and Numerical Analysis of Oxygen Enrichment Process inEnergy Conservation in Rotary Furnace Foundry Operation
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ABSTRACT This paper deals with Experimental Investigations computational and numerical analysis of oxygen enrichment of combustion volume in LDO-fired rotary furnace, for specific fuel and energy conservation. Energy consumption is major problem being faced by the

ENERGY CONSERVATION IN MUD HOUSE AS COMPARED TO BRICK WALL BUILDING IN INDIA
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ABSTRACT In this paper, energy saving in Mud house as compared to brick wall building is discussed by selecting a proper insulation material and different wall materials. Buildings made of mud bricks act as environmental friendly. The thermal insulation keeps the indoor

Consumer Willingness To Pay For Energy Conservation: A Comparison Between Hedonic Price And Contingent Valuation Method
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JL Liu 2012 cluteinstitute.com ABSTRACT The path of increasing carbon emissions and global warnings has called public attentions to its impacts on economic activity. Much attention has been on the issues of the energy uses. This also leads to concern whether consumers prefer to buy energy

Industrial Sector Energy Conservation Programs in the People's Republic of China during the Seventh Five-Year Plan (1986-1990)
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Executive Summary Already the world's third largest user of primary commercial energy, China consumes energy at a per capita rate only one-third of the world's average. This low per capita rate, combined with economic growth rates exceeding those in any other

Basic research needs in energy conservation
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This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor the Regents of the University of

Capital Costs and Energy Savings Achieved by Energy Conservation Measures for Office Buildings in the Greater Philadephia Region
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ABSTRACT Building stakeholders often need to evaluate energy conservation measure (ECM) retrofit packages to reduce the cost of ownership and energy consumption. The considered alternatives are often ad-hoc and limited to familiar measures. To develop a

Policy effectiveness in energy conservation and emission reduction
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As the on-going debates vividly illustrate, United States (US) energy policy strives to achieve multiple goals. It seeks to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to lessen total energy use. Elected officials often want to reach these goals without being seen to have raised

Energy conservation drives for efficient extraction and utilization of banana fibre
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ABSTRACT Banana is a well known fruit crop and grown extensively in Indian peninsula. In fact, India is the leading producer of this perennial crop. It is estimated that, after harvest of fruits, huge quantity of biomass residues (60t/ha 80/t ha) is left over as waste that

Energy Conservation and the Environment: Conflict or Complement?
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This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. Neither the United States nor the United States Department of Energy, nor any of their employees, nor any of their contractors, su bcontractors, or their employees, makes

Energy Savings Potential and Policy for Energy Conservation in Selected Indian Manufacturing Industries
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M Gupta, R Sengupta 2012 environmentportal.in ABSTRACT Minimization of damage from the rising trend of global warming would warrant two kinds of action for a country like India: a) abatement of greenhouse gas emissions and b) adaptation to climate change so as to reduce climate change related vulnerability of the

Energy utilization and conservation in instant-pounded yam flour production
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ABSTRACT Pounded yam is a highly valued staple food in many African countries. However, the traditional method of processing the food using pestle and mortar is discouraging consumption among elite. Instant-pounded yam flour is a developed product to solve the


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