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  • Clean Energy Urban Design

    The Energy Proforma in Policy and Practice

    By Dennis Frenchman, P. Christopher Zegras

    Clean Energy Urban Design: The Energy Proforma in Practice and Policy offers a new way of understanding urban energy consumption in fast growing China by asking a simple question: How does the design of neighborhoods affect energy consumption? Four years of research—including interviews of 4,500…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Green Factory

    Creating Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing

    By Andrea Pampanelli, Neil Trivedi, Pauline Found

    This book proposes a new model, the Lean and Green Business Model (L&GBM), where the environmental aspect of sustainability is integrated with Lean thinking in order to create a way of thinking that contributes to and balances the three sustainability dimensions of people, profit, and planet.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-22
    Productivity Press

  • 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

  • Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

    Public science and private innovation

    By Albert N. Link, Alan C. O'Connor, Troy J. Scott

    Electric drive vehicles (EDVs) are seen on American roads in increasing numbers. Related to this market trend and critical for it to increase are improvements in battery technology. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles examines in detail at the research support from the U.S. Department of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • Micro and Small Enterprises, Water and Developing Countries

    A Challenge for Sustainability in Colombia

    By Gloria Ana María Mónica Sanz Galindo

    The relationship between environmental agencies and polluters is especially challenging in the context of micro and small sized enterprises (McSEs) in developing countries. The focus is mainly at end-of-pipe solutions that are usually unaffordable for McSEs. In order to engage them in achieving…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment

    By Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil, Essam E. Khalil

    Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment is a study of energy crisis, urbanisation, and climate change, as well as a discussion of how to combat these global challenges. With a special focus on Egypt, this book addresses the macroscale of urbanism from the perspective of city dwellers’ quality of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-12
    CRC Press
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

  • Energy and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014), September 21-22, 2014, Hong Kong

    Edited by Yijin Wu

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014) was held September 21-22, 2014 in Hong Kong. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals, leading researchers, engineers, scientists and students and presents innovative ideas and research…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    CRC Press
    Communications in Environmental Science

  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    This comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The convergence of these disciplines has resulted in an explosion of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-16
    Fairmont Press

  • Grid Parity

    The Art of Financing Renewable Energy Projects in the U.S.

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    Grid Parity provides an in-depth examination of the knowledge, insights, and techniques that are essential to success in financing renewable energy projects. An energy project finance expert with 35 years of experience in capital asset financing, the author provides a comprehensive overview of how…

    Hardback – 2014-05-12
    Fairmont Press

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