• Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building book cover

    Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Trusson

    Whole life costing is now integral to building procurement both for new buildings and major refurbishments. It is key when assessing investment scenarios for estates as well as individual buildings, and has become a tool for justifying higher capital cost items. Standard whole life costing methods…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Energy and Development book cover

    Energy and Development

    1st Edition

    By Frauke Urban

    This book explores the complex relationship between energy and development and discusses the core issues and concepts surrounding this growing area of research and policy. In the field of energy and development, the world faces two major challenges: 1. Providing energy access to the one billion…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Emerging Photovoltaic Technologies: Photophysics and Devices book cover

    Emerging Photovoltaic Technologies

    Photophysics and Devices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl S. Ponseca

    The need to address the energy problem and formulating lasting solution to tame climate change have never been so urgent since the last few years. The rise of different renewable energy sources, e.g. solar cell technologies, have given humanity a glimpse of hope that can, at the very least, delay…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Jenny Stanford Publishing

  • Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice book cover

    Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Lyla Mehta, Theib Oweis, Claudia Ringler, Barbara Schreiner, Shiney Varghese

    This book is the first comprehensive effort to bring together Water, Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) in a way that goes beyond the traditional focus on irrigated agriculture. Apart from looking at the role of water and sanitation for human wellbeing, it proposes alternative and more locally…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization: Enhancing System Performance through Operations, Measurement and Verification book cover

    Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization

    Enhancing System Performance through Operations, Measurement and Verification, 1st Edition

    By Michael Ginsberg

    This book focuses on the rapidly maturing solar photovoltaic industry, which is achieving an ever-increasing share of U.S. and global power production. There is a growing need for all stakeholders - owners, maintenance technicians, utilities, and installers - to fully understand the operations and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China book cover

    Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

    1st Edition

    By Jian Chai, Ying Yang, Quanying Lu, Limin Xing, Ting Liang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang

    This book provides insights into China’s energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies book cover

    Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems: Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home book cover

    Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems

    Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home, 1st Edition

    By Sven Ruin, Göran Sidén

    A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to generate your own electricity, are growing quickly.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    CRC Press

  • Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts: Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability book cover

    Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts

    Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek, Yang Yu

    This book describes how local consumption, particularly in urban areas, is increasingly met by global supply chains. These supply chains often extend over large geographical distances and have greater global environmental impacts, contributing to pollution, climate change, water scarcity, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple book cover

    Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple

    1st Edition

    By Andrew F. Crossland

    This book assesses how low-carbon generation, the advance of energy storage and consumer-based models can help decarbonise electricity supplies at a national level. This book is built around developing a decarbonised electricity mix for Britain which reduces fossil fuels from 50% of supply in 2018…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Advances in Building Energy Research: Volume 4 book cover

    Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Mat Santamouris

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

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