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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 299.00
Enlightens readers to exergy?s connection with three essential areas: energy, environment and sustainable development Provides numerous examples, practical applications and case studies to put theory into practice Prepared in an easy-to-follow style, starting from the fundamental concepts and working to advanced systems and their applications making... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
A number of metrics for assessing human thermal response to climatic conditions have been proposed in scientific literature over the last decades. They aim at describing human thermal perception of the thermal environment to which an individual or a group of people is exposed. More recently, a new type of "discomfort index" has been proposed... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
The aim of this book is to research comfort control inside buildings, and how this can be achieved through low energy consumption. It presents a comprehensive exploration of the design, development and implementation of several advanced control systems that maintain users' comfort (thermal and indoor air quality) whilst minimizing energy consumption.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
There have been impressive growths in applications of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to areas such as accounting and finance in recent years. This special issue is specifically designed to encourage innovative applications of DEA to accounting and finance.The "Bankruptcy Risk, Productivity and Firm Strategy," by Bryan et al. examines the... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95
PART I Introduction, review and exploratory discussions 1 Fast fashion systems ? An introduction Tsan-Ming Choi 2 The slow fashion process: Rethinking strategy for fast fashion retailers Arlesa Shephard & Sanjukta Pookulangara 2.1 Fast fashion changes the supply chain 2.2 Concerns about the sustainability of fast fashion 2.3 The... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 94.95
Overview and Introduction to Lean Instructional Strategies for Using This Book, Elizabeth A. Cudney, Sandra L. Furterer, and David M. Dietrich Lean Six Sigma Roadmap Overview, Sandra L. Furterer Lean Tools and Step-by-Step Implementation Value Stream Mapping, Elizabeth A. Cudney Using 5S and Visual Management to Create a Clean and Manageable... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 89.99
These conference proceedings contain contributions to one of Europe?s largest annual conferences on energy efficiency and renewable energy. From two main fields - biomass and energy efficiency in buildings - contributions offer an insight into the research work and the scientific findings and developments of young researchers from all over the world.... more...
The Empirical Validation of House Energy Rating (HER) Software for Lightweight Housing in Cool Temperate ClimatesSpringer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book reports on the first empirical validation of ?AccuRate,? Australia?s national benchmark software tool for house energy ratings. The validation was conducted by the University of Tasmania in collaboration with Forest and Wood Products Australia, the Australian Government, the CSIRO and industry partners. The study presented here describes... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99
Marko Geilhausen stellt kompakt und übersichtlich die Anforderungen an Energiemanagementsysteme dar, die die ISO 50001 als Grundlage für eine Zertifizierung benennt. Er zeigt Umsetzungsbeispiele und praktische Tipps zu den einzelnen Normenpunkten auf. Außerdem belegt der Autor die Änderungen der ISO 50001 im Vergleich zu ihrer Vorgängernorm DIN EN... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
This book provides a concise review of the thermo-physical phenomena which regulate heat and moisture transportation in Nearly Zero Energy Buildings envelopes, and their relationship with the growth of biological organisms. It describes the main microorganisms proliferating on contemporary building elements and within buildings. It also states the... more...