A median school in Dubai consumes
134 kWh/m2/year of energy and 852 litres/m2/year of water.
In standby mode, the self-throttling processor consumes
less than 1W, substantially reducing average power consumption.
To lose weight (fat), he must expend fewer calories than he consumes
Uploading the New York Times to a PDA consumes
about 6.3 kWh annually, and charging the device's batteries consumes
about 3.1 kWh.
Eric Dumont of Boralex told attendees of the Maine Recycling & Solid Waste Conference, held in early April in Rockport, that its biomass plants that are approved to burn clean demolition wood may consume
up to 450,000 tons per year of the product.
Ingotmaking also consumes
large quantities of old scrap (73 percent in 1999).
Exodus data centers in Silicon Valley alone were expected to consume
25 percent of the area's available power by year end 2000, according to Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.
Many trucks manufactured today have computers that document the amount of fuel an engine consumes
while traveling (including idling), average trip distance, average load factor, average driving speed, etc.
Irrigated area in Palestine consumes
151 MCM of water, whereas in Israel it consumes
Yet he or she consumes
20 teaspoons of sugar a day (make that 34 teaspoons for the average teenage boy!).
It is a renewable commodity source (rubber and also wood); it consumes
little energy for its production; it is environmentally friendly; and it takes part in the elimination of [CO.sub.2] from the atmosphere, thus reducing the greenhouse effect.
The melting, holding and processing of metal consumes
50-75% of a foundry's total energy consumption.