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MIT22_081JF10_lec22a - The Energy Crisis A Neglected Solution Leon Glicksman Building Technology Program December 2010 U.S Energy Flow 2004

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Unformatted text preview: The Energy Crisis A Neglected Solution Leon Glicksman Building Technology Program December, 2010 U.S. Energy Flow 2004 ( Quadrillion BTU) DOE Energy Information Admin. Solutions? • Drill in Alaska • Hydrogen Fuel for Cars • Renewable Energy Sources • Nuclear • Clean Coal • Energy Efficiency • Economic Stagnation U.S. Energy Flow 2004 Traditional Solution Focus DOE Energy Information Admin. U.S. Energy Flow 2004 Neglected Focus DOE Energy Information Admin. New York Times April 6, 2008 “Circles sized according to the amount of energy that sector consumes” Article from New York Times removed due to copyright restrictions. Please see Marsh, Bill. " Wasted Energy ." New York Times , April 6, 2008. U.S. Energy Use US Energy Consumption 28% 39% Transportation Buildings Industrial 33% U.S. Buildings • 38 % of total energy ( in UK 50 % ) • 67 % of electricity • 90% of time spent indoors • Major health problems: indoor climate U.S. Electricity Production Energy Sources 2003 Petroleum Subtotal Natural Gas Steam Coal Nuclear Power Renewable Energy/Other US DOE EIA 1Quad = 10 15 BTU Total Quads = 184 Average Lifetime of Buildings Source: Costar data base. 5 e p m ber 2 003 *Median Age incorporates building renovation dates as beginning dates of buildings. United States Commercial Buildings Average Age of US Cars and Trucks US Dept of Transportation “Exudes Green” vs. Green Performance Heritage 2000 Artist’s Rendering Concept drawing of the Ford Rouge Center renovation project removed due to copyright restrictions. Photo by Rustycale on Wikimedia Commons. The Conde Nast Building 15 kW of PV 500 kW of fuel cells Sustainable?? Plymouth Southampton London Nottingham Newcastle Edinburgh Aberdeen Liverpool Cardiff Birmingham Belfast Glasgow Image by MIT OpenCourseWare. Please see Talman, C. F., and Francis Keally. "Now the Windowless Building with its Own Climate." New York Times , August 10, 1930, pp. XX4. Energy Efficient...
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MIT22_081JF10_lec22a - The Energy Crisis A Neglected Solution Leon Glicksman Building Technology Program December 2010 U.S Energy Flow 2004

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