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  • Progress in Exergy, Energy, and the Environmentby

    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...

  • Dienstleistungen für die energieeffiziente Stadtby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 109.00

    Förderung und Umsetzung von Energieeffizienz und Klimaschutz zählen zu den vorrangigen Aufgaben von Städten und Gemeinden. Innovative Dienstleistungen leisten hierzu einen bedeutenden Beitrag. Der Sammelband präsentiert aktuelle Umsetzungskonzepte aus 15 Städten und bietet einen Überblick über neue Erkenntnisse aus der Dienstleistungsforschung im... more...

  • Energie- und hilfsstoffoptimierte Produktionby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 29.99

    In dem Band sind die Ergebnisse des Projekts EnHiPro zusammengefasst. Sie weisen kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen den Weg zu mehr Energie- und Ressourceneffizienz: Senkung von Umweltemissionen und Kosten bei gleichbleibender oder verbesserter Produktqualität. more...

  • Energie- und ressourceneffiziente Produktion von Aluminiumdruckgussby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 99.00

    Die Aluminiumdruckgussbranche sieht sich einem sehr hohen Kostendruck durch hohe Energieintensität der Produktion sowie steigende Energie- und Rohstoffpreise ausgesetzt. In dem Verbundforschungsprojekt ProGRess wurden gezielt Lösungen erarbeitet, um unternehmensübergreifend den Energie- und Ressourcenverbrauch signifikant zu senken. Die in der Praxis... more...

  • Thermal Comfort Assessment of Buildingsby Salvatore Carlucci

    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...

  • Comfort Control in Buildingsby Maria del Mar Castilla; José Domingo Álvarez; Francisco de Asis Rodriguez; Manuel Berenguel

    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...

  • Special Issue on Innovative Applications of Data Envelopment Analysis to Accounting and Financeby C. Chang; Ehsan Feroz; Janis Zaima; Hsihui Chang

    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...

  • Fast Fashion Systemsby Tsan-Ming Choi

    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...

  • Lean Systemsby Elizabeth A. Cudney; Sandra Furterer; David Dietrich

    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...

  • World Sustainable Energy Days Next 2014by Gerhard Dell; Christiane Egger

    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...