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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • INSULATING YOUR HOUSEby Andy McCrea

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Our dependence on fossil fuels is at an all-time high and for economic and environmental reasons it is vitally important that we save energy and reduce our carbon footprint. This book is essential reading for all those homeowners who wish to insulate their properties effectively in order to save energy, permanently reduce fuel bills and increase the... more...

  • Energy Independenceby Christine Woodside

    Lyons Press 2008; US$ 15.99

    An introduction and guide to accessible alternative energy sources for the average American. more...

  • Energyby Jon Clift; Amanda Cuthbert

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 7.22

    Did you know that: our demand for electricity grows by about 3% every year? just lowering the temperature of your thermostat by 1 degree Celcius can reduce your energy bill by 10%? energy-efficient light bulbs last about 12 times longer than ordinary bulbs, and each one will save you about GBP 163 a year? almost 40% of all the heat that we buy to... 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...

  • Green Computing & Sustainabilityby Jorge Marx Gomez; Susanne Strahringer; Frank Teuteberg

    dpunkt.verlag 2011; US$ 19.44

    Neben wirtschaftlicher und sozialen Dimension unternehmerischen Handelns kommt der Wirtschaftsinformatik auch im Bereich der ökologischen Dimension eine herausragende Rolle zu. Sie ist zum einen dafür verantwortlich, Energieeffizienz und Nachhaltigkeit bei der Gestaltung von Informationsinfrastrukturen maßgeblich zu berücksichtigen, zum anderen nimmt... more...

  • Electrical Energy Efficiencyby Andreas Sumper; Angelo Baggini

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    The improvement of electrical energy efficiency is fast becoming one of the most essential areas of sustainability development, backed by political initiatives to control and reduce energy demand. Now a major topic in industry and the electrical engineering research community, engineers have started to focus on analysis, diagnosis and possible solutions.... more...

  • Bauphysik-Kalender 2013by Nabil A. Fouad

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.95

    Aspekte der Nachhaltigkeit bestimmen die Richtung zukunftweisender Gebäudekonzepte. Dabei werden die Zukunftsfähigkeit und Ressourcenschonung insbesondere an der Energieeffizienz gemessen. Die Mitgliedsländer der Europäischen Union müssen ihre Regeln an die EU-Richtlinie für energieeffiziente Gebäude 2010 anpassen.... more...

  • Green Building: Nachhaltigkeitszertifikate im Bausektorby Houssam E Makkie

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 34.56

    Im Fokus der vorliegenden Untersuchung steht eine vergleichende Analyse der DGNB-, LEED- und BREEAM-Zertifizierungssysteme und ihre Konsequenzen für die Nachhaltigkeit in der Bau- und Immobilienwirtschaft. Hierzu wird die Verbreitung der Systeme national und international aufgezeigt. Darüber hinaus werden die Vor- und Nachteile der jeweiligen Systeme... more...