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Hydropower Technology   HYDROPOWER TECHNOLOGY BASICS Hydropower, or hydroelectric power, is the most common and least expensive source of renewable electricity in the world today. According to the Energy Information Administration, most of the world’s electricity was produced from hydropower resources in 2014, and about 48% of all renewable electricity generated globally came from hydropower …

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Zero Energy Air Cooling System   THE DIY AIR COOLER Summer is in full swing and many of us are complaining about the heat. But few places reach the scorching temperatures residents of Bangladesh experience, and air conditioning is simply not an option for most people living in rural areas. Ashis Paul developed a clever …

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Waste Mineral Fiber   HISTORY OF DROPPED CEILING Ceilings are classified according to their appearance or construction. A cathedral ceiling is any tall ceiling area similar to those in a church. A dropped ceiling is one in which the finished surface is constructed anywhere from a few inches or centimetres to several feet or a …

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Treadle Pump APPLICATION AND HISTORY Treadle pumps free farmers from dependence on rain-fed irrigation and helps farmers maximize return on their small plots of land. The treadle pump can do most of the work of a motorized pump, but costs considerably less. Because it needs no fossil fuel (it is driven by the operator’s body …

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Underwater Ocean Turbines   THE CONCEPT A new technology that harnesses the power of ocean currents could provide a clean and limitless form of renewable energy. The idea is to use giant underwater turbines to capture the energy from deep-ocean currents, such as the Gulf Stream off the coast of Florida. While energy generated from …

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6 Degrees to Global Warming   WHAT IS 6 DEGREES TO GLOBAL WARMING The average temperature on Earth is about 61 degrees F (16 C). But temperatures vary greatly around the world depending on the time of year, ocean and wind currents and weather conditions. Summers tend to be warmer and winters colder. Also, temperatures …

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Plantation   ALL ABOUT TREES Trees are the longest living organisms on the planet and one of the earth’s greatest natural resources. They keep our air supply clean, reduce noise pollution, improve water quality, help prevent erosion, provide food and building materials, create shade, and help make our landscapes look beautiful. Trees are an important …

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FTP University Vietnam   FPT University, Vietnam FPT University is a private university in Vietnam. FPT university is a member of FPT Corporation – one of the units on ICT training in Vietnam located in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. When founded in 2006, Dr. Associate Professor Truong Gia Binh, FPT Corp …

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The Solar System   OUR SOLAR SYSTEM The Solar System is made up of all the planets that orbit our Sun. In addition to planets, the Solar System also consists of moons, comets, asteroids, minor planets, and dust and gas. Everything in the Solar System orbits or revolves around the Sun. The Sun contains around …

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Puretech Ventilation System   PANAHOME AND PURETECH PanaHome Corporation Established in 1963, PanaHome Corporation traces its roots back to the passionate vision of Mr Konosuke Matsushita, founder of Panasonic Corporation, who believed in building quality houses to improve people’s lives. As the housing subsidiary of the Panasonic Group, PanaHome recorded consolidated net sales of 325.6 …

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