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 It is now superseded by the special relativity equation E = mc2, but it is still applicable to chemical changes.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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Conserving energy is not only the right thing to do, but it is our responsibility to do it.
This is quite an alarming state of affairs and events like these will go a long way in educating the general public about the importance of conserving energy and water.
But Santa Clarita may be prevented from doing much besides conserving energy.
When faced with a challenge and economic incentives, Californians did the right thing - they started conserving energy.
Panel members outlined programs offered by their organizations, which offer economic incentives for conserving energy.
The Western states would be well served if they worked as hard as California is in building power plants and conserving energy.