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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 […]

Design of an Archimedes screw for hydropower - INSA Strasbourg

Dimensioning of an Archimedes screw for hydropower - INSA Strasbourg. Optimization of an Archimedes screw for the production of energy in micro-hydroelectric plants. KEYWORDS: Fluid Mechanics, Renewable Energy, Micro Hydroelectric, Archimedes' Screw, Experimentation Abstract The use of the Archimedean screw in micro-hydroelectric plants is a way […]

Download: urban garden Guide

The Guide to the Urban Vegetable Garden. 242 pages, 24.2 Mo en .pdf Preface The Gardens, like many other good ideas, have the gift of growing in the most unexpected places. My first experience as an urban gardener was in Brussels, Belgium, on a roof terrace without barriers of safety. Though […]

Download: Scenario Négawatt 2006, archive

Archive: Negawatt 2006 scenario, synthesis Since late 2002 the association has embarked on the development of a prospective scenario of energy transition on the 2050 horizon. Taking advantage of new data and greater experience, NEWWatt members updated this prospective scenario in 2005 and 2006. It was then supported by a number of proposals [...]

Download: Electric heating and peak power

Electrical heater and power point on the network, presentation by the Négawatt association Conference support presenting the issue of power tip: figures, history and applicable solutions ... More information: - Download the scenario Négawatt 2011- Debate on the scenario Negawatt 2011 Download file (an inscription to the Newsletter may be required): Heating [...]

Download: Scenario Négawatt 2011: Video conference

Negawatt 2011 Scenario Presentation Videoconference This new scenario serves several purposes: - to show that a so-called "developed" society can support itself by considerably reducing the use of fossil and nuclear energy. - to propose concrete measures enabling a real energy transition - to make a technical contribution to the debate on [...]

Download: Négawatt, thousands of jobs for energy savings

Download the summary of the socioeconomic study of the negaWatt scenario. Summary: Publication of the socio-economic study of the negaWatt 2011 scenario Eighteen months after the publication of its "2011-2050 energy scenario" and a little more than a year after the publication of its Manifesto, To make a new contribution to the National Transition Debate [...]

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 a cross-discipline comparison of risk assessments. Flaws in financial risk assessments

Thesis on the wet combustion and performance by Rémi Guillet

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

Chernobyl, human and environmental consequences

Review 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 »Summary 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 assessment of the Chernobyl disaster by IAEA

Review of the Chernobyl disaster by the IAEA published in 2005 .pdf of 260 pages. Other sources report a balance sheet and figures quite different from those published by the IAEA, see links and extracts below. More: - Debate and information on the Chernobyl balance: global cost and human and health balance [...]

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

Xella YTONGMultipor: The system for insulating cellars and underground car parks. Application guide of the Multipor application in cellars, parking and ceilings. YtongMultipor, the powerful mineral insulation board. YtongMultipor combines: - High thermal insulation - Optimum fire safety - Good soundproofing - Simple implementation - Finishing function [...]

Download: Building and Renovating for the Future with Xella, 6 Insulation Examples

Presentation guide for solutions for Xella-saving constructions The document presents 6 insulation solutions using Xella products: Ytong, YtongMultiPor, Silka and Hebel. .pdf of 3 Mo. 24 pages. Read more: Download another guide Xella: a guide to sustainable construction with Xella Isoler with Xella Multipor: products and monitoring [...]

Download: Building Sustainable with Xella Ytong, Multipor and Silka

Building sustainably with Ytong, Silka and Multipor de Xella: low-energy, low-energy and passive houses Guide very well done on the energy-saving habitat edited by Xella, cellular concrete manufacturer (Ytong), silico-limestone blocks (Silka) and of cellular insulation blocks (Multipor). .pdf of 44 pages. Introduction: building sustainably: for what, what and [...]

Download: Guide for efficient lighting

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

Download: Summary of the electric bike: technology, energy, economy ...

Econological synthesis and technology watch on the electric (assistance) bicycle. The electric bike, state of the art. .pdf of 24 pages. by CETE Méditérranée Content of the document: definition of an electric bike, regulations, energy aspects, the market of electric bicycles, state of the art, econological arguments, comparison Smart Scooter Moped and electric bike ... Read more: [...]