GREEN GLOBES #1.7.1 Is “green electricity” purchased?
- Yes (5 points)
- No (0 points)
Many energy retailers now offer energy produced from certified solar, water, wind, and recovery technologies.
GREEN GLOBES #1.7.2 Does the building utilize any of the following renewable on-site energy sources:
Tooltip Renewable energy sources do not deplete natural resources.
GREEN GLOBES #184.108.40.206 : Active Solar?
This is generally used to increase the temperature of large volumes of water or air in commercial and industrial buildings.
GREEN GLOBES #220.127.116.11 : Wind?
Wind turbines are generally used in stand-alone or wind farm applications to generate electricity
GREEN GLOBES #18.104.22.168 : Photo Voltaic?
Photovoltaics generate electricity. They are most effective when used during the day, avoiding the need for battery or other storage systems.
GREEN GLOBES #22.214.171.124 : Ground Source?
Using the temperature differential between above ground and below ground (or ground water), fluid is circulated in an underground (or underwater) loop. The energy collected is used for air and/or water heating. The system can be reversed in summer to provide cooling instead of heating.
GREEN GLOBES #126.96.36.199 : Bio-Mass?
Fuel such as round wood, wood and agricultural waste, prepared wood fuels, landfill gas and digester gas are burned using high efficiency combustion to provide space and/or water heating.
GREEN GLOBES #1.7.3 What percentage of the building’s total energy use is supplied by these renewable sources?
- ≥10% (2 points)
- 1% - 9% (1 points)
- 0% (0 points)
Enter percentage of total annual energy requirements supplied from the sources in 1.7.2.
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