TITLE

The devolution of power

AUTHOR(S)
Spurrier, Nick
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Engineering & Technology (17509637);Dec2012, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses advantages of several houses that have been designed to make it self reliable regarding energy consumption for different uses. It mentions that the houses utilizes solar power to meet basic needs to sustain life and is also equipped with insulation facilities for water pipes. The self-sufficient houses will be of immense help in resolving global demands of increase energy sources and climate change issues.
ACCESSION #
84274089

 

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