Choosing a roof

1. Urban Density and Urban Heat Island Effect – From anthropogenic heat to Heat Island Reduction (HIR) Large cities and metropolitan areas are hotter than surrouding suburban and rural areas. Urbanization of ever increasing areas is replacing natural vegetated surfaces, such as grass and tress, with non-reflective, water resistant impervious surfaces that absorb high percentage of theContinue reading “Choosing a roof”

Facebook E[m]ergy Accounting

Without a doubt, Social media has become a big part of our daily lives. With each passing day, it grows larger in the number of users, information to share, and inevitably, the energy required to power it. The research focused on Facebook (FB) to gather the necessary information regarding energy use, user behavioural patterns, and other necessary information to calculate E[m]ergy values of annual Facebook and users activities.