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    • Green Technology
      By: Ian Parrill
    • What is it?
      An evolving group of methods and materials
      Includes techniques for:
      Generating Energy
      Creating non-toxic cleaners
    • Goals
      Sustainability
      Meeting needs without compromising the chance of future generations from meeting theirs
      “Cradle-to-Cradle” Design
      Creating products that can be fully reclaimed/reused
      Source Reduction
      Reducing waste and pollution
      Innovation
      Developing alternative technologies
    • Areas of Interest
      Energy
      Developing alternatives to fossil fuels
      Green Building
      Choice of building materials and locations
      Green Chemistry
      Invention, design, and application of safer chemicals
      Green Nanotechnology
      Application of Green Chemistry/Engineering in the field
    • Green Computing
      1992: United States EPA launches Energy Star
      Designed to promote and recognize energy-efficiency in monitors, climate control equipment and other technologies
      Leads popularization of “Sleep Mode”
    • Road to Green Computing
      Green Use
      Reduce the energy consumption on computers and other information systems
      Green Disposal
      Process of refurbishing and reusing of old computers
      Properly recycling unwanted computers and other electronic equipment
    • Road to Green Computing Cont’d
      Green Design
      Designing energy efficient products and utilizing sound components, computers, servers, cooling equipment, and other data servers
      Green Manufacturing
      Manufacturing various electronic components with minimal effect on the enviorment
    • The Future?
      Seawater greenhouses
      Incorporated in SpainsTeatro del Agua
      Soft House
      Structure that harness’s energy through solar-collective textiles
      Skyscrapers
      Will feature rain harvesting systems and geothermal cooling systems