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  • Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Biofuel Delusion

    The Fallacy of Large Scale Agro-Biofuels Production, 1st Edition

    By Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi

    Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. Yet, increasingly, the progressive implementation of this solution demonstrates that the promise of biofuels as a replacement to fossil fuels is in fact a…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    1st Edition

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi

    �The Jevons Paradox�, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • Domestic Microgeneration

    Renewable and Distributed Energy Technologies, Policies and Economics, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Energy Storage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marc A. Rosen

    This new Routledge collection brings together the major works on the many types of energy-storage technologies and systems, as well as their applications. The energy-storage topics covered include battery storage, hydrogen energy storage, flywheel energy storage, compressed gas energy storage,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Natural Resources

  • The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Energy for a sustainable environment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has led to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardised measurement and accounting procedures, this best-selling…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Heat Pump Planning Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Jürgen Bonin

    The Heat Pump Planning Handbook contains practical information and guidance on the design, planning and selection of heat pump systems, allowing engineers, designers, architects and construction specialists to compare a number of different systems and options. Including detailed descriptions of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Energy, Environment and Green Building Materials

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy, Environment and Green Building Materials (EEGBM 2014), November 28-30, 2014, Guilin, Guangxi, China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ai Sheng

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy, Environment and Green Building Materials (EEGBM2014) was held November 28-30, 2014, in Guilin, Guangxi. EEGBM2014 provided a valuable opportunity for researchers, scholars and scientists to exchange their new ideas and application experiences face to…

    Hardback – 2015-05-29
    CRC Press

  • Engaging the Public with Climate Change

    Behaviour Change and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine Whitmarsh, Saffron O'Neill, Irene Lorenzoni

    Despite increasing public awareness of climate change, our behaviours relating to consumption and energy use remain largely unchanged. This book answers the urgent call for effective engagement methods to foster sustainable lifestyles, community action, and social change. Written by practitioners…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Hydrogen Energy

    Economic and Social Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Ekins

    Hydrogen could be a significant fuel of the future, with the potential to make a major contribution to the resolution of pressing social and environmental problems such as carbon emissions, energy security and local air pollution. This book, based on four years of detailed research, subjects the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

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