energy conservation

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energy conservation1

a principle that energy cannot be created or destroyed although it can be changed from one form into another, as when heat energy is converted to light energy. It is now superseded by the special relativity equation E = mc2, but it is still applicable to chemical changes.

energy conservation2

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to manage energy for initiating and sustaining activity. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.

energy conservation

In rehabilitation, a process for managing fatigue by prioritizing goals and time use, simplifying tasks, and organizing the environment to make necessary work more efficient.
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In addition to promoting environmental preservation, conserving energy at industrial areas has a significant effect on lowering production costs, thus strengthening the international competitiveness of Japan's industrial areas.
The Western states would be well served if they worked as hard as California is in building power plants and conserving energy.
There has been a groundswell of activity among BOMA International members who are dedicated to conserving energy as a way to both cut building costs and to contribute to cleaner air and a healthier overall environment.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- NuElectric Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NRGE) a company dedicated to conserving energy and protecting the environment, today announced the issuance of common shares in connection with their recent acquisition of UTEK's Clean Water Technologies, Inc.
and their experienced team of on-site property management and building staff are committed to conserving energy.
April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Edison is providing students with the means to help educate their parents on the importance of protecting the environment and conserving energy.
By buying hybrids and other fuel-efficient vehicles as well as by conserving energy at the pump and in our homes, we can reduce our financial pain, save on high electricity bills and help improve our environment.
The commitment to protecting the environment and conserving energy go hand-in-hand.
Not to mention helping the environment by conserving energy and also increasing the life of the A/C unit.
John Efford, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, presented the company with the first-ever Industrial Energy Innovators Award at the Energy 2005 Conference held in Ottawa last night for its efforts in conserving energy.
Cinergy Solutions' award-winning team of energy supply experts specializes in reducing energy costs, lowering emissions, conserving energy and improving efficiency for large energy consumers, municipalities and industrial facilities including Kodak, Procter & Gamble, General Motors and BP.