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Calculating the sustainability metrics

Five basic sustainability indicators are

  1. Material intensity
  2. Energy intensity
  3. Water consumption
  4. Toxic emissions
  5. Pollutant emissions
  6. Green house gas emissions

Material intensity: It is expressed as pounds of material wasted (not converted to desirable product) per unit output. 595 more words

Metrics

Updates from GE

A Short Flight for a Jet, A Giant Leap for a Jet Engine

GE – Over the last several weeks, crews at GE Aviation’s flight test base in Victorville, CA, at the edge of the Mojave Desert, installed a… 126 more words

Economy

Updates from GE

Everything is Bigger in Texas, but These New Gas Turbines Up the Ante

GE – Harriet, whose real name is the 9HA, is the largest and most efficient gas turbine in the world. 118 more words

Economy

Atomically thin material opens door for integrated nanophotonic circuits

R&D – A new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire, a finding that could be a step towards building computer chips capable of transporting digital information at the speed of light. 70 more words

United States

Views from the Solar System (223)

Solar Dynamics Observatory Captures Images of a Late Summer Flare

NASA – On Aug. 24, 2014, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 8:16 a.m. 90 more words

Technology

NASA technology (105)

Testing Electric Propulsion

NASA – On Aug. 19, National Aviation Day, a lot of people are reflecting on how far aviation has come in the last century. 108 more words

United States