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SmarterCity! – IBM Water

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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1 Toaster = 53 lbs of CO2 per year!

Friday, August 8th, 2014

That represents 1/3 days worth of household CO2 production!

(53/150 = .35 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

1 Electric Water Heater = 3,586 lbs of CO2 per year!

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

That represents 24 days worth of household CO2 production!

(3,586/150 = 23.9 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

SmarterCity! – IBM Intelligent Utility Network

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

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1 Electric Heat Pump = 5,249 lbs of CO2 per year!

Monday, March 11th, 2013

That represents 35 days worth of household CO2 production!

(5,249/150 = 34.99 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

1 Furnace Fan = 606 lbs of CO2 per year!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

That represents 4 days worth of household CO2 production!

(606/150 = 4.04 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

Vertical Garden – Maintenance Is the Key!

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Vertical gardens can be beautiful but maintenance is the key. Click HERE for more info. The incredible images above come from National Geographic.

SmarterCity! – IBM Energy & Utilities

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

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1 TV = 548 lbs of CO2 per year!

Monday, March 5th, 2012

That represents 3 1/2 days worth of household CO2 production!

(548/150 = 3.65 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

1 Microwave = 179 lbs of CO2 per year!

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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That represents 1 day’s worth of household CO2 production!

(179/150 = 1.19 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

SmarterCity! – IBM Buildings

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

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1 Electric Range = 628 lbs of CO2 per year!

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

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That represents 4 days worth of household CO2 production!

(628/150 = 4.18 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

SmarterCity! – IBM Sustainability

Friday, April 1st, 2011

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1 Window AC = 872 lbs of CO2 per year!

Friday, November 12th, 2010

That represents 6 days worth of household CO2 production!

(872/150 = 5.81 days of household CO2 production)

1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.

Energy Dashboards for Your Home!

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

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The earth2tech.com website has a great blog post about energy dashboards for the home. “… companies are planning to launch wireless energy dashboards that will sit in your home, monitor energy data from your electricity meter and let you know if you’re being an energy hog.” – excerpt from post. Click HERE for more information.