energy budget


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energy budget

[′en·ər·jē ‚bəj·ət]
(climatology)
The energy pools, the directions of energy flow, and the rates of energy transformations quantified within a physical or ecological system.
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While the shadow cast by the moon during the eclipse and those cast from clouds do differ, similar calculations are used to understand their effects on the energy budget, (https://www.
5 grams, vision demands only about 5 percent of its total resting energy budget.
Luckily, occupants have embraced the project goals and have been able to work comfortably within the recommended energy budgets to help the project succeed.
As the first step to investigate the energy budget, we focus our attention on the energy transfer and the energy flux.
In young and middle-aged people at least, non-shivering heat production can account for a few percent up to 30 percent of the body's energy budget, they said.
While they welcome the planned financing of priority' infrastructures under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), MEPs express regret - again - that the CEF's share of the energy budget (5 billion), as finally approved, is less than the amount proposed by the Commission.
A former energy minister blew (sorry) almost all the alternative energy budget on these things and now we have been lumbered with scores of next to useless devices which stand as monuments to poor research, ill advised policy commitments and economic illiteracy.
Created exclusively for the multi-family housing sector by energy consulting firm Kilojolts Consulting Group, this behavior-based energy efficiency solution comes bundled with all the tools, technology, and training resources owners and managers need to address the 20% of their facilities' energy budget that may be caused by employees and tenants' everyday behaviors.
On the blog, which includes lots of photos, they describe what they're learning about green building, as well as the challenges involved--of matching their financial budget with their energy budget, of choosing appropriate building materials and solutions, and of having to adjust their expectations, such as giving up certain combustion appliances in favor of all-electric (due to the air-tight construction).
Instead, energy codes should set an aggressive energy budget for a building and then let designers decide how to use that budget.
We are trying to achieve better measurements of both aerosols and total solar irradiance in order to calculate the energy budget -- the amount of energy entering and exiting Earth's atmosphere -- as accurately as possible," said Michael Mishchenko, Glory's project scientist and a researcher at GISS.
2, 3, and 6; and the control salinity, 21) and low temperature (7[degrees]C, 9[degrees]C, and 11 [degrees]C; and the control temperature, 25[degrees]C) on survival, growth, and energy budget of juvenile shrimp Exopalaemon cllinicauda.