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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In 'The Energy Budget' I propose a structured formal plan whereby every country, city, town and factory will abide to a specific energy budget.
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.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-looks-to-the-solar-eclipse-to-help-understand-the-earth-s-energy-system) said NASA .
By the time a Mexican tetra reaches 8.5 grams, vision demands only about 5 percent of its total resting energy budget.
While the projected energy budget of the Bullitt Center shaped all aspects of its design--with an expected EUI of 16 kBtu per square foot per year--in reality, the building is exceeding all projections.
A single-wavenumber representation of the nonlinear energy is indispensable to investigate the energy budget of a wavenumber mode.
Others may try to sell money-saving gadgets, promising to slash your energy budget.
And all the more so because one in seven Americans is now what experts call "food insecure," and food production and transportation consumes 10 percent of our country's energy budget. (Read: greenhouse gases galore.) Something crazy like 31 percent to 40 percent of the food produced in America is wasted somewhere between the farmer's field and our refrigerator shelves.
The council has more than 200 operational buildings, including schools, and managers of 100 highest energy consuming building have now been given 'carbon budgets' which has helped to control individual energy reduction targets contributing to the authority's overall energy budget.
The book begins with maps, earth-sun geometry, and energy budget. Temperature patterns and the dynamics of global air and water circulation precede a discussion of global climate change.
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.
The surface energy budget closely relates to the hydrological cycle, since evapotranspiration (ET) or latent heat (LE) is a key relationship between energy and water budgets [1].
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.