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- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
Energy-efficient lighting, defined as electric lighting systems that deliver the highest ratio of luminous energy output, in lumen-hours, per watt of electrical input, has excellent prospects within the global lighting industry. It can offer a high value to businesses, individuals and society at large by lowering operating costs and reducing carbon... more...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 204.00
The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of their physical and chemical properties... more...
- Verlag Bau+Technik 2013; US$ 78.16
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...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2002; US$ 109.95
A specialist in performance contracting, Hansen offers owners and managers advice on how to asses their company's energy conditions and then determine outsourcing strategies for needed services. She devotes one section to securing assistance from energy service companies on financing and expertise, more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 220.00
Brought to you by the creator of numerous bestselling handbooks, the Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy provides a thorough grounding in the analytic techniques and technological developments that underpin renewable energy use and environmental protection. The handbook emphasizes the engineering aspects of energy conservation and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 199.95
In our present era of nanoscience and nanotechnology, new materials are poised to take center stage in dramatically improving friction and wear behavior under extreme conditions. Compiled by two eminent experts, Self-Organization During Friction: Advanced Surface-Engineered Materials and Systems Design details the latest advances and developments in... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 27.00
Choose Green Systems That Conserve Resources While Matching Your Budget and Lifestyle A vital conservation and money-saving tool, Greening Your Home provides helpful information that will help you select sustainable green options that match your specific needs for every system in your house. This ?one-stop? guide provides the latest information... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 130.00
Tracking Industrial Energy Efficiency and CO 2 Emissions responds to a G8 request. This major new analysis shows how industrial energy efficiency has improved dramatically over the last 25 years. Yet important opportunities for additional gains remain, which is evident when the efficiencies of different countries are compared. This analysis identifies... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00
Mind the Gap is an unprecedented attempt to quantify the size of one of the most pervasive barriers to energy efficiency principal-agent problems, or in common parlance, variations on the landlord-tenant problem. In doing so, the book provides energy analysts and economists with unique insights into the amount of energy affected... more...