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 It is now superseded by the special relativity equation E = mc2, but it is still applicable to chemical changes.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 the last one year nine MW of electricity has been optimized through various Energy Conservation initiatives.
K-Electric actively promotes best practices for energy conservation and carries out a robust public awareness campaign to help preserve the country's precious resources.
The project will support efforts to create and manage a system to promote energy conservation throughout Pakistan by making energy-conservation standards and labeling obligatory and through promotional activities and human resource development.
7%, the document estimates a 13% reduction in final energy consumption, and a 17% reduction in electricity demand, compared to before the implementation of energy conservation and global warming response measures (Chart 1).
The Energy Conservation Grand Prize for excellent energy conservation equipment is awarded by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan, with the assistance of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the awards to the Indian Railways at a function, which commemorates National Energy Conservation Day held every year on Dec 14.
Named Guidelines for Complying with Energy Code Requirements for Roof Assemblies, it maintains a major focus on effective roof construction, a critical element of energy conservation.
It is provided in the Overall Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Work Plan during the 12th Five-Year Plan Period issued by the State Council in September that the government intends to reduce per GDP energy consumption to 0.
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) new rule on energy conservation standards for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers.
SOUTH Wales Police is demonstrating a high level commitment to meeting its environmental responsibilities through the creation of a new Environmental and Energy Conservation Unit.
14 -- General Motors India has received the third prize for Energy Conservation at the National Energy Conservation Awards 2010 in the Automobile Manufacturing Sector.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Ivy Tech Community College and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority are offering free training to contractors who want to work with an energy conservation program.

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