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- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95
A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or ?fracking? Across the country, fracking?the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing?is being touted as the nation?s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure us... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
Bangladesh has the world's fastest growing, off-grid solar home system (SHS) coverage. In the past decade, the number of SHS installations has risen phenomenally--from a five-year target of 50,000 in 2003 to 50,000 a month in 2013, with support from the World Bank and other development partners. Even so, only 10 percent of off-grid households have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 76.95
Managing the consumption and conservation of energy in buildings must now become the concern of both building managers and occupants. The provision of lighting, hot water supply, communications, cooking, space heating and cooling accounts for 45 per cent of UK energy consumption. Energy Management and Operating Costs in Buildings introduces the reader... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2002; US$ 109.95
Professional engineer Hordeski examines the role of new technologies in developing more innovative and cost-effective approaches to energy management. He explores energy usage trends and applications of energy audits; energy sources including heat pumps, solar energy and wind power; the integration more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
Most IEA countries are liberalising their electricity markets, shifting the responsibility for financing new investment in power generation to private investors. No longer able to automatically pass on costs to consumers, and with future prices of electricity uncertain, investors face a much riskier environment for investment in electricity infrastructure. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
Managing the consumption and conservation of energy in buildings is the concern of both building managers and occupants and this use accounts for about half of UK energy consumption. The need to manage this has been given new emphasis by the introduction of the Climate Change Levy. Energy Management in Buildings introduces students and energy... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 159.95
Energy Efficiency and Conservation, F. Kreith Energy Supply, Demand, and Price Projections through 2025, A.S. Kydes Economic Methods, W. Short Energy Audits for Buildings, M. Krarti Electrical Energy Management in Buildings, C.B. Smith and K.E. Parmenter HVAC System Design and Control, D. Claridge Energy Efficient... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 187.00
A new paradigm in facility management A unique, just-in-time resource from profession leader Eric Teicholz, Facility Design and Management Handbook empowers you to make your facility state of the art. Packed with tips from U.S. and international case studies from government, health care, retail, finance, manufacturing, and academia, this guide... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 148.00
The Thermoeconomics of Energy Conversions presents the developed methodologies that reveal the cost effectiveness of energy-resource-saving ideas design. This book discusses the theory of thermoeconomics. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with an overview of the foundation of the design analysis of systems that use or produce useful forms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 76.95
Since the appearance of the first edition of 'Energy Simulation in Building Design', the use of computer-based appraisal tools to solve energy design problems within buildings has grown rapidly. A leading figure in this field, Professor Joseph Clarke has updated his book throughout to reflect these latest developments. The book now includes material... more...