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Learn about A Flat Plate Collector

A Flat Plate Collector is a heat exchanger that converts the radiant solar power from the sun into heat energy using the well-known greenhouse effect. It collects, or captures, solar power and use that energy to heat water in the home for bathing, washing, and heating; and it also can

Advantage and disadvantage of Integral collector storage systems

Integral Collector Storage systems, additionally referred to as ICS, “batch” or “bread box” water heating systems, are similar in design and operation to the flat plate panel collector. You can find more about the flat plate panel collector at our previous article. (Learn about A Flat Plate Collector) This time,

Burger King is stopping free plastic toys for kid

Environmental campaigners claim that plastic giveaways are catastrophic – but will the fast-food chain’s move make any difference? Plastic is regarded as the excellent product of the last century: enduring, pliable, versatile and inexpensive to produce. It is also convenient for kids, to whom it can be used to sell

Starbucks proves you can recycle coffee cups

Maybe we are not a big fan of Starbucks who frequently drop by in, but now and then throughout the past year or so, we realized that the trash receptacle in our local Starbucks had been separated into two receptacles. Photo by Ben White / UnsplashOne is meant for recyclable items,

16ft Pair of LUNGS Unveiled in London to prove air pollution in real-time

E.ON has shown a 16ft installation which outwardly speaks to the issue of air pollution, after 88% of people admitted they are confused about air pollution and 89% would accomplish more to handle it in the event that they knew how. Photo by Anthony DELANOIX / UnsplashWith 63% of individuals

What types of solid waste materials qualify as a bio-renewable resource

This article is going to talk about types of solid waste materials qualify as a bio-renewable resource. Agricultural Residues are the non-edible stalk type materials that stay after the harvest of the edible portions of the crops, like corn, wheat, grain, and sugar cane. Agricultural residues additionally consist of plant

What is the evacuated tube collector and how does it work?

The evacuated tube collector consists of some rows of parallel clear glass tubes connected to a header pipe and that is employed in place of the blackened heat absorbing plate. Photo by Marija Zaric / UnsplashThese glass tubes are cylindrical in form. Therefore, the angle of the sunlight is always perpendicular