Environmental Science and Sustainability
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, complete and upload this Energy Use Table Worksheet and write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.
You want to be part of the Green Revolution and are looking to find ways to reduce your energy use. But first, you must know what your energy use is. Complete the following:
Complete the table to keep track of your energy use for 3 days this week. Include the following:
What types of energy or fuel did you use (including any renewable sources of energy, such as wind, hydroelectric, solar, etc.)?
What was the purpose of the energy or fuel use (heating or cooling, recreational, etc.)?
Save your chart, and present it with 300-500 words containing the following information:
Which primary energy source does your electric company use to generate electricity (coal, nuclear, renewables, etc.)?
Cite the source for this information.
What changes could you make to decrease your energy use?
What changes could you make to increase your energy efficiency?
Which changes will be most difficult for you to implement? Why do you think so?