Calculate your own energy use and carbon footprint. This should include food consumption, driving, electricity consumption and space heating. Calculate your total energy use/day and your carbon footprints/day and compare your numbers with the national average.
Units: 1Btu = 0.25kcal; 1therm = 25,000 kcal; 1 kwh = 850 kcal = 3600 kjoule; Burning of 1 gallon of gasoline produces 31, 470 kcal 1 kg of oil equivalent – 44,873 kjoules.
US energy Consumption (2005) = 10^17 BTU/year
Due Date : Thursday – February 25.