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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
Both the forthcoming depletion of oil reserves and the urgent need to arrest global warming caused by the combustion of fossil fuels necessitates new thinking from individuals and governments alike. This book will consider a global, long-term matrix of solutions to the energy problem as a necessary condition for a sustainable future existence on this... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2004; US$ 189.95
Translating fundamental principles of irreversible thermodynamics into day-to-day engineering concepts, this reference provides the tools to accurately measure process efficiency and sustainability in the power and chemical - helping engineers to recognize why losses occur and how they can be reduced utilizing familiar thermodynamic principles. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.00
This volume is a result of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place in Naples, Italy on July 4 through 7 of 2007. The workshop brought together the top researchers in energy technology, energy analysis, energy economics, and environmental economics from NATO countries, partner countries and Mediterranean Action countries. The book, like... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book demonstrates, the movement away from traditional fuels has a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95
Energy ? its source, security, price, and the efficiency of its use, are increasingly important issues for a diverse range of people. 'Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation' is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy, energy management and auditing, and the design of sustainable energy facilities.... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2008; US$ 24.95
Choose Green Systems That ConserveResources While Matching Your Budget and Lifestyle. A vital conservation and money-saving tool, Greening Your Home provides helpful information that will help you select sustainable green options that match your specific needs for every system in your house. This “one-stop” guide provides the latest information... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00
To date, the focus in the field of sustainable building has been on new building design. However, existing residential buildings inflict great environmental burden through three causes: continuous energy consumption, regular building maintenance and replacements. This publication analyses and compares these three causes of environmental burden and... more...
- Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 69.50
Computer-Based Energy management systems: Technology and Applications more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 149.95
The Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy draws together in a single volume a comprehensive account of the field from the prestigious and award-winning Encyclopedia of Energy (2004). This volume covers all aspects of energy history with authoritative articles authoritatively contributed and edited by an interdisciplinary team of experts.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 49.95
Written by the editor of The Encyclopedia of Energy, Cutler Cleveland, this dictionary gives professionals across the multi-disciplinary field of energy a tool to better communicate on energy matters and understand energy issues and opportunities. This paperback edition, priced at less than half the price of the hardcover edition and expanded with... more...