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  • 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

  • Natural Resources - Technology, Economics & Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana

    Natural resources management has two principal dimensions : Science-illuminated (earth, space, hydrological, pedological, information, etc. sciences) management of local resources (waters, soils, bioresources, minerals, rocks, sediments, etc.) in an ecologically-sustainable manner, and…

    Hardback – 2012-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Solar Power Generation

    Technology, New Concepts & Policy, 1st Edition

    By P. Jayarama Reddy

    This book offers a global perspective of the current state of affairs in the field of solar power engineering. In four parts, this well-researched volume informs about: Established solar PV (photovoltaic) technologies Third-generation PV technologies based on new materials with potential for…

    Hardback – 2012-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Lessons Learned from Community-Based Microgeneration Projects

    The Impact of Renewable Energy Capital Grant Schemes, 1st Edition

    By Monika Munzinger, Kiruthiga Srinivasanan Venkataramanan, Steve Pester, David Forward, Keri Jordan, Ben Howe

    Key lessons from projects where government-funded renewable energy schemes have been installed in nine schools, colleges and community buildings are presented. Key issues investigated include community engagement, installation, specification, operation and performance. This report also highlights…

    Paperback – 2012-01-11
    IHS BRE Press

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba, 1st Edition

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09

  • Green Products

    Perspectives on Innovation and Adoption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F Guillen

    Sharing successful examples of sustainable products from around the world, Green Products: Perspectives on Innovation and Adoption supplies an in-depth analysis of the key factors that influence the adoption of sustainable products. It examines case studies of green production and consumption…

    Hardback – 2011-07-12
    Productivity Press

  • Green IT Strategies and Applications

    Using Environmental Intelligence, 1st Edition

    By Bhuvan Unhelkar

    Bhuvan Unhelkar takes you on an all-encompassing voyage of environmental sustainability and Green IT. Sharing invaluable insights gained during two battle-tested decades in the information and communication technologies industry, he provides a comprehensive examination of the wide-ranging aspects…

    Hardback – 2011-06-22
    CRC Press
    Advanced & Emerging Communications Technologies

  • Lean Sustainability

    Creating Safe, Enduring, and Profitable Operations, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Averill

    The Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance defines safety as the maintenance of peace of mind. Without peace of mind, or the serenity brought about by a safe working environment, employees will be unwilling and even unable to focus their energies on production improvement. Thus, it can be said that…

    Paperback – 2011-06-06
    Productivity Press

  • Green Project Management

    1st Edition

    By Richard Maltzman, David Shirley

    Winner of PMI’s 2011 David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award Detailing cutting-edge green techniques and methods, this book teaches project managers how to maximize resources and get the most out of limited budgets. It supplies proven techniques and best practices in green project…

    Hardback – 2010-08-31
    CRC Press

  • Green Energy

    Technology, Economics and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana, Tulsidas Harikrishnan, Thayyib S. Kadher-Mohien

    Renewable fuels, such as wind, solar, biomass, tides, and geothermal, are inexhaustible, indigenous, and often free. However, capturing them and transforming them into electricity, hydrogen, or clean transporation fuels often is not. Green Energy: Technology, Economics, and Policy addresses…

    Hardback – 2010-08-11
    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

  • Energy Portfolios

    1st Edition

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana, Rao S. Divi

    This book provides an overview of the globally ongoing research and development efforts to reduce carbon emissions and costs, and to improve the efficiency of emerging energy technologies. It covers current and future research and development of Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Nuclear Power, and Renewable…

    Hardback – 2009-04-23
    CRC Press

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