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Energy efficiency books

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Recently Published

Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Paths to the Future by Annie Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co Ltd Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Paths to the Future
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The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts From Feedstock Cultivation to End-Products by Raul Munoz Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts From Feedstock Cultivation to End-Products

Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts: From Feedstock Cultivation to End Products compiles contributions from authors from different areas and backgrounds who explore the cultivation and utilization of microalgae biomass for sustainable fuels and chemicals. With a strong focus in emerging industrial...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

From Pinch Methodology to Pinch-Exergy Integration of Flexible Systems by Assaad (Assaad Zoughaib, Mines ParisTech, France) Zoughaib From Pinch Methodology to Pinch-Exergy Integration of Flexible Systems
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Current changes to the energy market, as well as an ambition to achieve decarbonation and highly energy efficient systems, will lead to a fundamental change in the way in which energy systems are designed and managed. In particular, the growth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Social Science Perspectives on Climate Change by Professor David Canter Social Science Perspectives on Climate Change

Although it is generally accepted that the climate is changing for the worse and that human activities are a major contributing factor in that change, there is still only marginal response to the challenge posed by climate change. The reasons...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response by Jacopo Torriti Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response

With different intensities, depending on the season, every morning and evening of any weekday there are the same peaks in electricity demand. Peaks can bring about significantly negative environmental and economic impacts. Demand Side Response is a relatively recent solution...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Solar Assisted Ground Source Heat Pump Solutions Effective Energy Flows Climate Management by Francesco Reda Solar Assisted Ground Source Heat Pump Solutions Effective Energy Flows Climate Management

This book analyses solar-assisted ground-source heat pump systems, a technology meant for producing heating and cooling energy for buildings. It focuses on ground source heat pump, reversible central heating and cooling system that transfer heat from or to the ground,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/12/2016

Daylighting in Architecture A European Reference Book by Nick V. Baker, A. Fanchiotti, K. Steemers Daylighting in Architecture A European Reference Book
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Typically one third of the energy used in many buildings may be consumed by electric lighting. Good daylighting design can reduce electricity consumption for lighting and improve standards of visual comfort, health and amenity for the occupants.As the only comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2016

Towards Nearly Zero Energy Urban Settings in the Mediterranean Climate by Annarita (School of Engineering, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy) Ferrante Towards Nearly Zero Energy Urban Settings in the Mediterranean Climate
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Towards Nearly Zero Energy: Urban Settings in the Mediterranean Climate discusses tactics that can be used to effectively reduce energy consumption towards zero energy. With energy usage in buildings accounting for over 40% of primary energy use and 24% of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2016

Coming Soon

Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates Traditional Dwellings in Iran by Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates Traditional Dwellings in Iran

With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comforts, but how sustainable is this in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

The Green Studio Handbook Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design by Alison G. Kwok, Walter T. Grondzik The Green Studio Handbook Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design
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The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Green Studio Handbook Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design by Alison G. Kwok, Walter T. Grondzik The Green Studio Handbook Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design
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The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Application of Thermo-fluid Processes in Energy Systems Key Issues and Recent Developments for a Sustainable Future by M. Masud K. Khan Application of Thermo-fluid Processes in Energy Systems Key Issues and Recent Developments for a Sustainable Future

This book provides essential information on and case studies in the fields of energy technology, clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainability and the environment relevant to academics, researchers, practicing engineers, technologists and students.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Performance of Exemplar Buildings in Use Bridging the Performance Gap by Yetunde Abdul Performance of Exemplar Buildings in Use Bridging the Performance Gap


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2016

Energy-Efficient Industrial Systems Evaluation and Implementation by Lal Jayamaha Energy-Efficient Industrial Systems Evaluation and Implementation

Proven strategies and solutions for reducing energy consumption in large-scale industrial systems
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2015

The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment Non-Domestic Buildings by Nick Baker The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment Non-Domestic Buildings

The refurbishment of existing buildings is a crucial yet often neglected subject within sustainable architecture; attention is usually focused on new buildings. Many old buildings waste large amounts of energy and provide poor internal conditions for occupants through poor lighting,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2015

Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings by Paul Appleby Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings aims to provide a guide to members of design and masterplanning teams on how to deliver sustainable development and buildings cost effectively, meeting current and emerging UK and international statutory and planning requirements. Using a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/11/2015

Building Futures Managing energy in the built environment by Jane Powell, Jennifer L. Monahan, Chris Foulds Building Futures Managing energy in the built environment
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A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2015

Changing Patterns in Domestic Energy Use by Helen Garrett, Justine Piddington, Selina Burris, Jack Hulme Changing Patterns in Domestic Energy Use
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2015

Building Futures Managing energy in the built environment by Jane Powell, Jennifer L. Monahan, Chris Foulds Building Futures Managing energy in the built environment
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A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2015

Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation by Clive Beggs Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation

Energy - its source, security, price, and the efficiency of its use, are increasingly important issues for a diverse range of people. Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2015

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