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  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Science

    Edited by David Tyfield, Rebecca Lave, Samuel Randalls, Charles Thorpe

    The political economy of research and innovation (R&I) is one of the central issues of the early twenty-first century. ‘Science’ and ‘innovation’ are increasingly tasked with driving and reshaping a troubled global economy while also tackling multiple, overlapping global challenges, such as…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies

    Edited by Michael L. Silk, David L. Andrews, Holly Thorpe

    Physical cultural studies (PCS) is a dynamic and rapidly developing field of study. This handbook offers the first definitive account of the state of the art in PCS, showcasing the latest research and methodological approaches. It examines the boundaries, preoccupations, theories and politics of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don’t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Energy Management in Industry

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Energy demand reduction is fast becoming a business activity for all companies and organisations because it can increase profits regardless of the nature of their core activity. The International Energy Agency believes that industry could improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide…

    Hardback – 2013-12-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Energy Management in Buildings

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide…

    Hardback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Sustainable Transport Fuels Business Briefing

    By David Thorpe

    Sustainable Transport Fuels Business Briefing explains, for a global business audience, the latest developments in the world of sustainable transport. Not the vehicles or modes of transport themselves, but their means of propulsion.New technologies and players are coming and going with bewildering…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26
    Routledge
    DoShorts

  • Solar Photovoltaics Business Briefing

    By David Thorpe

    This book explains, for a UK business audience, the technical, scientific and economic aspects of solar photovoltaics (PV) technologies. It is useful to anyone considering a business use of solar PV, whether an investor, potential purchaser, or thinking of setting up a company in the sector.It…

    Paperback – 2012-08-01
    Routledge
    DoShorts

  • Solar Technology

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using Solar Energy for Heating, Cooling and Electricity

    By David Thorpe

    Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them. It provides detailed yet accessible…

    Hardback – 2011-08-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Sustainable Home Refurbishment

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Retrofitting Homes for Efficiency

    By David Thorpe

    A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at:  draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation,…

    Hardback – 2010-06-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Wind Energy Pocket Reference

    By Niels I. Meyer, Peter Hjuler Jensen, Niels Gylling Mortensen, Flemming Oster

    Edited by David Thorpe, ISES (International Solar Energy Society)

    Prepared and peer-reviewed by some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use pocket reference offers a wealth of information relating to wind energy and wind energy technologies. Topics covered range from wind resources to wind turbines, covering offshore and onshore power, both…

    Paperback – 2008-11-06
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

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