EML4550HW2

EML4550HW2 - generated using renewable sources instead of...

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EML 4550/5451 Energy Conversion Systems for Sustainability Homework # 2 Tuesday September 5, 2006 Due: Tuesday September 12, 2006 CLEARLY STATE ANY ASSUMPTIONS Topic: Calculation of CO 2 emissions and your impact on the environment Using your results from Homework #1, consider the following: 1. Calculate the annual CO 2 emissions based on the energy that was actually used over the past year. 2. Calculate the reduction in the annual CO 2 emissions based on the use of Energy Star rated appliances and light bulbs. 3. Estimate the reduction in the annual CO 2 emissions if the electric energy was
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Unformatted text preview: generated using renewable sources instead of fossil fuel sources. 4. Calculate the annual CO 2 emissions generated by your automobile. For the hybrid vehicle that you chose, what is the reduction in the annual CO 2 emissions? Topic: United States annual household energy savings 5. Using your results as a guide, if every household in the US implemented the energy saving strategies and used hybrid automobiles for personal transportation, calculate the reductions in annual energy consumption and the corresponding CO 2 emissions....
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