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  • 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...

  • Nullenergiegebäudeby Karsten Voss; Eike Musall

    DETAIL 2011; US$ 70.00

    "Nullenergiehaus, Plusenergiehaus, Nullemissionsstadt": Bei den Diskussionen über den richtigen energiepolitischen Kurs in die Zukunft steht auch unsere gebaute Umwelt im Fokus. Noch werden die bereits bekannten und erprobten Maßnahmen zu selten angewendet, mit denen sich Energieverbrauch und Emissionen vermindern lassen, die neben der Errichtung und... more...

  • 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... 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...

  • Advances in Environmental Psychologyby A. Baum; J. E. Singer; Jerome L. Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • IT-Räume und Rechenzentren planen und betreibenby Bernd Dürr

    Verlag Bau+Technik 2013; US$ 63.43

    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 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...