Unformatted text preview: Star rated, approximately how much energy would be conserved over the next year? How much money would be saved? 4. Determine the average fuel economy for your vehicle. Assuming that it is driven the typical 10,000 miles per year, how much gasoline is used annually? Determine how much energy, in Joules, is in a gallon of gasoline and then determine how much energy the car uses. 5. If you replace your car with a hybrid car, such as the “Toyota Prius”, how much fuel is saved during one year? How much energy? Use the average of the city and highway EPA values for the hybrid vehicle of your choice. 6. Calculate the total annual energy use of your household, including your typical vehicle, in Joules. 7. Assuming that you or your landlord does not want to purchase new Energy Star appliances, what are some realistic things that you can do to reduce your energy consumption?...
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- Fall '06
- Energy, energy use, Hybrid electric vehicle, Plug-in hybrid, Toyota Prius