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  • Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

    New Edition of the Bestselling Installation Guide  Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial building sectors. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Planning and Installing

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    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 a world where problems with the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd

    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 aimed at students…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Energy Poverty and Vulnerability

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Neil Simcock, Harriet Thomson, Saska Petrova, Stefan Bouzarovski

    Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba N. Grovogui

    Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south, are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Energy, Environment and Management Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2016), Taiwan, December 10-11, 2016

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung

    This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Green Aviation

    Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels

    Edited by Emily S. Nelson, D.R. Reddy

    Aircraft emissions currently account for ~3.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The number of passenger miles has increased by 5% annually despite 9/11, two wars and gloomy economic conditions. Since aircraft have no viable alternative to the internal combustion engine, improvements in aircraft…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building

    Edited by Giuseppina Siciliano, Frauke Urban

    In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Energy Modeling in Architectural Design

    By Timothy L. Hemsath, Kaveh Alagheh Bandhosseini

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Passive House Details

    Solutions for High-Performance Design

    By Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge

  • The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change

    Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene

    By Sophia Kalantzakos

    The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

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