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  • Net zero energy buildingsby Karsten Voss; Eike Musall

    DETAIL 2013; US$ 70.00

    "Net zero energy buildings, equilibrium buildings or carbon neutral cities ? depending on location and the reasons for making the calculation, the numbers are run differently. The variety of terms in use indicates that a scientific method is still lacking ? which is a problem not just in regard to international communication, but also with respect... more...

  • Green Materials for Energy, Products and Depollutionby Eric Lichtfouse; Jan Schwarzbauer; Didier Robert

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Using renewable fuels and materials, drinking clean water and food, and breathing safe air are major issues for a sustainable world. This book reviews biodiesel production from microalgae, a promising energy source that does not compete with food production. Several advanced techniques to clean polluted waters, such as electrochemistry, ferrites photocatalysis... more...

  • Technology of Efficient Energy Utilizationby Eugene G. Kovach

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Technology of Efficient Energy Utilization is a report of a NATO Science Committee conference held in Les Arcs, France on October 8-12, 1973. The focus of said conference is on energy conservation, the end-uses of energy, and its determining factors in the long run. The report is composed of two parts. Part I includes the working reports from different... more...

  • The Sociology of Energy, Buildings and the Environmentby Simon Guy; Elizabeth Shove

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00

    Bringing the social sciences to the heart of environmental debate, this book demonstrates the relevance of sociological analysis for environmentally critical issues like energy consumption. Focusing on energy efficiency and the built environment, the authors take a critical look at the production and use of technical knowledge and energy-related expertise.... more...

  • Energy Efficient Buildings with Solar and Geothermal Resourcesby Ursula Eicker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 115.00

    A modern and unique perspective on solar and geothermaltechnologies for heating and cooling buildings This book will have a broad appeal reaching practising engineersin the industry as well as students. With introductory sections foreach technology described, material includes chapters on:geothermal energy use for the heating and cooling of buildings;... more...

  • IT-Räume und Rechenzentren planen und betreibenby Bernd Dürr

    Verlag Bau+Technik 2013; US$ 65.31

    Ein Rechenzentrum zu planen und zu betreiben erfordert komplexes Expertenwissen. Das betrifft sowohl die Kenntnisse über baulichen Maßnahmen als auch spezielles Wissen zu Elektro-, Klima- und Sicherheitstechnik. Alle Systeme müssen ineinandergreifen und sich gegenseitig ergänzen. Im neuen Handbuch für Bautechnik und Technischer Gebäudeausrüstung wird... more...

  • Thermal Comfort and Energy-Efficient Cooling of Nonresidential Buildingsby Doreen Kalz; Jens Pfafferott

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book supports HVAC planners in reducing the cooling energy demand, improving the indoor environment and designing more cost-effective building concepts. High performance buildings have shown that it is possible to go clearly beyond the energy requirements of existing legislation and obtaining good thermal comfort. However, there is still a strong... more...

  • Bauphysik-Kalender 2013by Nabil A. Fouad

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.95

    Aspekte der Nachhaltigkeit bestimmen die Richtung zukunftweisenderGebäudekonzepte. Dabei werden die Zukunftsfähigkeit undRessourcenschonung insbesondere an der Energieeffizienzgemessen. Die Mitgliedsländer der Europäischen Union müssenihre Regeln an die EU-Richtlinie für energieeffizienteGebäude 2010 anpassen. Diese... more...

  • Designing Low Carbon Societies in Landscapesby Nobukazu Nakagoshi; Jhonamie A. Mabuhay

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    This book focuses on three major means of achieving a low carbon society: conservation of the ecosystem complex, changes of arrangement of landscapes, and creation of biodiversity. There are specific countermeasures to be taken for carbon absorption in the three types of landscapes?urban, cultural, and natural?because their carbon balances differ.... more...

  • Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiencyby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00

    The traditional focus on energy savings as the main goal of energy efficiency policy has, at times, led to an underestimation of the full value of energy efficiency in both national and global economies. Energy efficiency can bring multiple benefits, such as enhancing the sustainability of the energy system, supporting strategic objectives for economic... more...