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Conserving hydrocarbons would save $438 billion
... the students say, and further boost the potential payback
for implementation of energy-efficient technologies. Concluding their analysis, Pimentel and his students write: "We are confident that the president and the U.S. Congress, working with the people, could reduce our energy consumption in approximate...
DOE begins international effort to sequence tree genome
...us available within 18 months. And they expect the payback
to be significant. "Genetic sequencing of Populus is expected to lead to faster growing trees, trees that produce more biomass for conversion to fuels, while also sequestering carbon from the atmosphere," said Stan Wullschleger of ORNLs Environmental...
Helping energy conservation projects survive the budget axe
...l need to practically spell out ways to reduce the payback
time by capturing all of the relevant savings." ...alyze the effect the impacts have on the project's payback
period. "You can't just use simple energy costs," says Fossum. "You have to make an effort...
University At Buffalo Energy-Conservation Projects Record Highest Savings Among Campuses
...ty bills," Wagner said. "It's a total win-win."The payback
period for the project was only 3.76 years. Financial savings aren't the project's only benefit. It reduces annual UBenergy-related emissions of carbon dioxide by more than 64 million pounds,sulfur dioxide by 140,000 pounds and nitrous oxide by 214,...
Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics
...ro accidents and in a productivity increase with a payback
period of only 15 months. Forge shop manipulator....oximately $1,200 per baseball game, resulting in a payback
period of 33 games, or 40% of a single baseball season. Modification of these two stands was relativ...