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Citizen Engineer: A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering by John Boutelle, Greg Papadopoulos, David Douglas

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7. Energy and Emissions

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This chapter provides basic information for understanding energy and calculating emissions, including common sources of energy, calculating energy and power, impacts of various power sources, batteries and standby power, measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions, and additional topics such as energy usage and efficiency opportunities in data centers.

“The most available, cheap source of energy is that which we waste.”

—Alexander (“Andy”) Karsner, former U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Efficiency

Energy is at the heart of every product or service. Every day more products depend on electricity ...

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