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Sustainability Definitions – H

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Hybrid vehicles use a gasoline engine to drive an electric generator and use the electric generator and/or storage batteries to power electric motors that drive the vehicle’s wheels.

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Source:
The US Green Building Council - LEED Reference Guide for Existing Building Operations and Maintenance (LEED EBOM)


Hydro energy is electricity produced from the downhill flow of water from rivers or lakes.

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Source:
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Hydrology is the study of water occurrence, distribution, movement, and balances in an ecosystem.

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Source:
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Hydropower is electricity produced from the downhill flow of water from rivers or lakes.

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