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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 68 new and published books in the subject of Energy efficiency — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Solar Cooling

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Solar Cooling Systems

    By Paul Kohlenbach, Uli Jakob

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Cooling buildings is a major global energy consumer and the energy requirement is growing year by year. This guide to solar cooling technology explains all you need to know about how solar energy can be converted into cooling energy. It outlines the difference between heat-driven and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Windpower Ownership in Sweden

    Business models and motives

    By Tore Wizelius

    Windpower is a modular technology, and compared to most other power plants also rather small scale. Wind turbines are installed to the distribution grid, which is called distributed generation. Ownership and revenues can be distributed as well, using the right ownership models. Several different...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    By Frauke Urban

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid

    By Jay Apt, Paulina Jaramillo

    The integration of renewable energy resources into the electricity grid presents an important challenge. This book provides a review and analysis of the technical and policy options available for managing variable energy resources such as wind and solar power. As well as being of value to...

    Published June 11th 2014 by RFF Press

  6. Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment

    The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use

    Edited by Mario Giampietro, Richard J. Aspinall, Jesus Ramos-Martin, Sandra G. F. Bukkens

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    The demands placed on land, water, energy and other natural resources are exacerbated as the world population continues to increase together with the expectations of economic growth. This, combined with concerns over environmental change, presents a set of scientific, policy and management issues...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

    By Mark Diesendorf

    Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technology and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science,...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Pico-solar Electric Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to the Technology and Emerging Market

    By John Keane

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the technology behind the pico-solar revolution and offers guidance on how to test and choose quality products. The book also discusses how pioneering companies and initiatives are overcoming challenges to reach scale in the marketplace, from...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Approved Document L1A

    Conservation of fuel and power - new dwellings (2013 Edition)

    By Dclg

    Part L (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new build homes to be 6% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition’s standards. In addition, there are new requirements for fabric energy efficiency and they come in two flavours - Dwelling Fabric Energy Efficiency and...

    Published March 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  10. Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge