Energy efficiency Products

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    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 efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability-oriented Innovation Systems in China and India

    Edited by Tilman Altenburg

    Global economic growth, recently fuelled by Asia’s emerging economies, has greatly accelerated the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and boosted demand for scarce natural resources, including energy, food and mineral raw materials. These developments are pushing the planet close to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Applying fabric first principles to comply with energy efficiency requirements in dwellings

    By Steven Stenlund

    Significant improvements to the regulatory requirements for energy efficiency in national building regulations are now in force. This guide explains the implications of these requirements and demonstrates how to meet them by using fabric first principles.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    IHS BRE Press

  • International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Social Science Perspectives on Climate Change

    Edited by David Canter

    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 behind this limited response are becoming clearer…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Smart Cities

    Governing, Modelling and Analysing the Transition

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Smart city development has emerged a major issue over the past 5 years. Since the launch of IBM’s Smart Planet and CISCO’s Smart Cities and Communities programmes, their potential to deliver on global sustainable development targets have captured the public’s attention. However, despite this…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response

    By Jacopo Torriti

    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 in Europe which has the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge

  • Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Domestic Microgeneration

    Renewable and Distributed Energy Technologies, Policies and Economics

    Edited by Iain Staffell, Daniel J.L. Brett, Nigel P. Brandon, Adam D. Hawkes

    Microgeneration – producing energy for the home, in the home – is a substantial improvement over the current centralised and detached energy model employed the world over. Domestic Microgeneration is the first in-depth reference work for this exciting and emerging field of energy generation. It…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge

  • The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners

    By Ray Galvin

    This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

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