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INRA: economic study of permaculture

INRA published a four-year study on the economic viability of organic permaculture. This study entitled “Permacultural organic market gardening and economic performance” shows that permaculture can be quite competitive economically compared to conventional intensive agriculture. The study was carried out on a fairly small area of ​​1000m², ie […]

Sizing of an Archimedean screw for hydropower - INSA Strasbourg

Sizing of an Archimedes screw for hydroelectricity - INSA Strasbourg. Optimization of an Archimedean screw for energy production in micro-hydroelectric power stations. by Guilhem DELLINGER, Abdelali TERFOUS, Abdellah GHENAIM, Pierre-André Garambois KEYWORDS: Fluid mechanics, Renewable energy, Micro hydroelectric power station, Archimedean screw, Experimentation Summary The use of Archimedes screw in micro hydroelectric power stations is a way […]

Download: urban garden Guide

The guide to the urban vegetable garden. 242 pages, 24.2 Mb in .pdf Preface Les Jardins, like many other good ideas elsewhere, have the gift of growing in the most unexpected places. My first experience as an urban gardener was in Brussels, Belgium, on a rooftop without security barriers. Although […]

Download: The Solar for Dummies, T1

Photovoltaic solar energy in France for dummies, volume 1 Explanatory brochure on how solar photovoltaic energy works in France. For those who did not understand that the French solar was not SUBSIDIZED (well in the sense or we want you to believe it) “When you want to kill your dog, you say he has the […]

Download: Scenario Négawatt 2006, archive

Archive: Négawatt 2006 scenario, summary Since the end of 2002 the association has embarked on the development of a prospective energy transition scenario by 2050. Taking advantage of new data and greater experience, the members of negaWatt updated this prospective scenario in 2005 and 2006. It was then supported by a number of proposals from […]

Download: Electric heating and peak power

Electric heating and peak current on the network, presentation by the Négawatt association Conference support presenting the problem of peak power: figures, history and applicable solutions… Find out more: - Download the Négawatt 2011 scenario - Debate on the scenario Negawatt 2011 Download the file (Newsletter subscription may be required): Heating […]

Download: Scenario Négawatt 2011: Video conference

Video conference presentation of the Négawatt 2011 Scenario This new scenario meets several objectives: - to show that a so-called “developed” society can meet its needs by considerably reducing the use of fossil and nuclear energies. - propose concrete measures allowing a real energy transition - make a technical contribution to the debate on […]

Download: Négawatt, thousands of jobs for energy savings

Download the summary of the socio-economic study of the negaWatt scenario. Summary: Publication of the socio-economic study of the negaWatt 2011 scenario Eighteen months after the publication of its “energy scenario 2011-2050” and a little over a year after the publication of its Manifesto, the negaWatt association wishes bring a new contribution to the National Debate on the Transition […]

Download: Nuclear risk and financial risk

Analogy between nuclear risk (radiation) and financial risk (crash) in public opinion document in English. Parallels of Radiation- and Financial-Risk Management on Public Acceptance Mark Hogue * Abstract - The financial collapse of 2007 provides an opportunity for a cross-discipline comparison of risk assessments. Flaws in financial risk assessments bear part of the blame […]

Download: Sonoluminesence: Discovery of Nuclear Reactions, Cold Fusion, by Purdue University

Confirmatory experiments for nuclear emissions during acoustic cavitation Sonoluminesence: confirmation of nuclear phenomena (cold fusion type) by Purdue University Confirmatory experiments were conducted to assess the potential for nuclear fusion related emissions of neutrons and tritium during neutron-seeded acoustic cavitation of deuterated acetone. Corresponding control experiments were conducted with normal acetone. Statistically significant (5-11 […]

Thesis on the wet combustion and performance by Rémi Guillet

Wet combustion and its performances 232 pages in .pdf Thesis presented in view of obtaining the title of Doctor of the University Henri Poincaré, Nancy 1 in Mechanical Science and Energy. By Rémi GUILLET. Keywords: wet combustion / combustion / humidity / hygrometry / environment / efficiency / energy / thermal process / nitrogen oxides […]

Chernobyl, human and environmental consequences

Assessment of the Chernobyl disaster by the New York Academy of Sciences, full text in English. 349 pages .pdf. 2010 Original title: "Chernobyl. Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment ”Summarized by P.Langlois:“ According to a book published in 2010 by the New York Academy of Science and entitled “Chernobyl: Consequences of the […]

Human and economic toll of the Chernobyl disaster by the IAEA

Assessment of the Chernobyl disaster by the IAEA published in 2005 .pdf of 260 pages. Other sources report a balance sheet and figures very different from those published by the IAEA, see links and extract below. Find out more: - Debate and information on the Chernobyl assessment: overall cost and human and health assessment […]

Download: Ytong Multipor, installation and advice in interior insulation

YtongMultipor in interior wall insulation Xella's Mini Guide on the use of Multipor in interior insulation, a lightweight cellular concrete type mineral insulation. YTONGMultipor: effective insulation of facades from the inside Belgium has some four million dwellings, many of which date back several decades and would require renovation in order to meet […]

Download: Ytong Multipor poses in external thermal insulation

YtongMultipor in insulation of exterior facades Xella's Mini Guide on the installation in exterior facades of Multipor, mineral insulation of lightweight cellular concrete type. YTONGMultipor: the insulation and plaster system for the exterior of facades The facades of homes are often subjected to severe testing by being exposed to the vagaries of the climate. A good part […]

Download: Ytong Multipor, application advice and installation in cellars and ceilings

Xella YTONGMultipor: The system to insulate cellars and underground car parks. Multipor application presentation guide in basements, parking lots and ceilings. YtongMultipor, the high-performance mineral insulating panel. YtongMultipor combines: - high thermal insulation - optimum fire safety - good soundproofing - easy installation - a finishing function […]

Download: Building and renovating for the future with Xella, 6 examples of insulation

Guide for presenting solutions for economical constructions by Xella The document presents 6 insulation solutions using Xella products: Ytong, YtongMultiPor, Silka and Hebel. .pdf of 3 MB. 24 pages. Find out more: Download another guide Xella: guide to sustainable construction with Xella Insulation with Xella Multipor: products and monitoring […]

Download: Building Sustainable with Xella Ytong, Multipor and Silka

Building sustainably with Ytong, Silka and Multipor from Xella: low-energy, low-energy and passive houses Very well-produced guide on energy-efficient housing edited by Xella, manufacturer of cellular concrete (Ytong), silico-limestone blocks (Silka) and cellular insulation blocks (Multipor). .pdf of 44 pages. Introduction: building sustainably: for what, what and […]

Download: Guide to energy-saving lighting

Guide to economical lighting by ADEME .pdf of 12 pages. Better for the environment, less expensive for you and efficient everywhere… efficient lighting! Understand economical lighting and how to replace a classic bulb with an economical bulb (compact fluorescent or led)? The document also presents the technologies and gives comparative tables and orders of magnitude. In […]

Download: Summary on the electric bicycle: technology, energy, economy ...

Econological synthesis and technological watch on the electric bicycle (assistance). The electric bicycle, state of the art. .pdf of 24 pages. by CETE Mediterranean Document content: definition of an electric bicycle, regulations, energy aspects, the electric bicycle market, state of the art, econological arguments, comparison of Smart Scooter Moped and electric bicycle… Find out more: […]

Download: Desulfate, recover and regenerate a used lead battery

Electronic assembly making it possible to improve the performance of lead-acid batteries which have been sulphated over time and / or misuse Assembly published in Elektor in 2001. Absolutely unthinkable not long ago, this regenerator allows to breathe new life into old accumulators lead, totally or partially sulphated. In addition, the project is equally concerned with […]