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  • Smart Energy

    From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World, 1st Edition

    By Jianping Liu, Shaoqiang Chen, Tao Liu

    Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    CRC Press

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment, 1st Edition

    By Jane Powell, Jennifer 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 – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • 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

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

    1st Edition

    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., 1st Edition

    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

  • Introduction to Global Energy Issues

    1st Edition

    By Renaud Gicquel, May Gicquel

    From the discovery of fire to that of the atom, the development of human societies has largely been based on the conquest of energy. In all countries, energy has gradually become one of the key factors of social and economic development, as well as capital, labor and natural resources, and now no…

    Hardback – 2013-08-06
    CRC Press

  • International Law for Energy and the Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Park

    This completely revised edition of Energy Law and the Environment has greatly expanded its scope to explore how international law engages with multinational companies regarding energy sources, ownership of those resources, and state sovereignty. Written for all the players in the energy sector,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

  • Greener Energy Systems

    Energy Production Technologies with Minimum Environmental Impact, 1st Edition

    By Eric Jeffs

    Recent years have seen acceleration in the development of cleaner energy systems. In Europe and North America, many old coal-fired power plants will be shut down in the next few years and will likely be replaced by combined cycle plants with higher-efficiency gas turbines that can start up and load…

    Hardback – 2012-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Manager's Guide to Preventive Building Maintenance

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Cruzan

    This book is a comprehensive guide for developing an effective preventive maintenance program for any facility. Topics include facility inspection and assessment, effective lubrication practices, commercial roofing repair, indoor air quality management, applicable government codes, standards and…

    Hardback – 2009-06-24
    CRC Press

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