Personal Energy Audit Lab

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Objectives • To measure family's daily energy usage in watts, kilowatts, and kilowatt hours. • To calculate the needed energy resources of coal, oil, natural gas, and uranium to supply your family with energy. • To compare the costs of these energy resources. • To evaluate the "best" energy resources in terms of more than just direct cost • To propose five methods of energy conservation Introduction We are dependent on energy for almost everything in our lives. When the outside temperature rises a little, we immediately switch on the air conditioner to keep our house cool. This is using up of energy. We have starting taking things for granted and we have started wasting energy unnecessarily. Energy is limited and hence to maintain the quality of life, it is important that we use our energy resources wisely. If we do not conserve energy, the energy will exhaust and we will have nothing to use. Energy Intensity is considered a measure of the energy efficiency of a nation’s economy. If a country has high energy intensity, this means that there is a high cost in converting ener...
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