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Old 10-16-2019, 07:23 PM   #7547 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
If I take an uninsulated smudge-pot heated country and convert it to a xeroscaped,reduced footprint,passive-solar,superinsulated envelope,using state-of-the-art HVAC,appliances,and lighting,synchronize all traffic,end congestion and gridlock,and put every driver in a car with a BSFC of 0.14-lbs/Bhp-hr,and do the same with container ships,cruise ships,railroads,trucks,and buses,and go after aircraft,and keep going,I'm pretty certain that the US can enjoy a higher standard of living on less energy.Again.Get to know a mechanical engineer.
You just named 100's of trillions of dollars. Your magic pen ran out of ink after the first idea.
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