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Title: Conservation and Energy Efficiency


1
Conservation and Energy Efficiency
  • Hannah Stewart Sarah Kim
  • per. 4 APES

2
What is conservation?
  • Energy conservation refers to efforts made to
    reduce energy consumption.
  • this applies to all aspects of life,
    transportation, residential life and business.
  • Benefits
  • leads to financial benefits typical US family
    overspends on heating, electricity, etc
  • reduces air pollution

3
How does it work?
  • buy products that aim to be more energy efficient
  • use less

4
What does it best suited to do?
  • Conservation is applied to many major
    residential/commercial programs
  • appliances (National Appliance Energy
    Conservation Act)
  • transportation
  • water heating
  • lighting
  • heating/cooling

5
How realistic is Conservation?
  • Conservation is entirely realistic due to the
    oncoming energy crisis.
  • Residential energy intensity, measured as
    delivered energy used per household, declines
    about 27 from 2005 to 2040.
  • From 1950 to 2011, energy intensity in the United
    States decreased by 58 per real dollar of GDP

6
Will we be applying conservation in the near
future?
  • We will most definitely be applying conservation
    in the near future as it is the only viable
    option for human beings.

7
Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Disadvantages
  • using less means having less
  • it is more expensive to find renewable resources
    and apply them
  • Advantages
  • we get to save the world from disaster!
  • finding renewable resources means conservation of
    the environment for generations to come.
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