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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 63.95
A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation, heating and cooling electrical efficiency and renewable energy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00
Biomass pellets are a suitable fuel type for a wide range of applications, from stoves and central heating systems up to large-scale plants, and with practically complete automation in all these capacities. This handbook, written and edited by experienced professionals from IEA Bioenergy Task 32 in cooperation with Bios Bioenergiesysteme GmbH, Graz,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Interest in renewable energy has never been greater, but much uncertainty remains as to the role the various technologies will play in the transition to a low-carbon future. This book sets out the facts ? how the technologies work, where and to what extent they are currently employed, and where the greatest potential lies. Covering all the major fields ?... more...
- AEI Press 2011; US$ 8.99
Abundant Energy is a concise guide to the role of energy in modern society and the ways energy policy affects life in the United Sates and around the world. Accessible and engaging in style, this brief volume introduces readers to an array of key energy concepts, including affordability, abundance, reliability, security, independence, and environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
Climate change has become a major international issue and the British Government is committed to meeting ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the present decade and beyond. Much of this will rely on an increasing use of renewable energy. Within current technology this will depend almost exclusively upon the use of rural land,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.95
Governments, big business and communities are coming under increased pressure to develop low carbon energy supply technologies. Within the context of the climate change debate a delicate balance has to be reached between local environmental protection and our need for reliable low carbon energy. This books brings together ten years of research conducted... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95
Energy Efficiency: Towards the End of Demand Growth is a detailed guide to new energy efficiency technologies and policy frameworks affecting the profitability of efficiency projects. The contributions drawn together by F.P. Sioshansi feature insights from recognized thought leaders, detailed examinations of evolving technologies, and practical case... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 17.49
Every day there are news reports that highlight spiralling energy costs, accelerating energy consumption, serious concerns over fuel security and fears that oil production may soon decline. All such reports are set against a background of the most serious threat to the world today - global warming and the devastating impact of climate change.This informative... more...
- Greenleaf Publishing 2013; US$ 45.00
Most businesses? major environmental impact comes from energy usage. The upside is that a business?s cheapest unit of energy is also the least damaging to the planet: the unit you don't use. Wolfe outlines the best options for reducing energy use and improving sustainability, which greatly improves profitability and environmental performance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
This book is the long awaited guide for anyone interested in renewables at home or work. It sweeps away scores of common misconceptions while clearly illustrating the best in renewable and energy efficiency technologies. A fully illustrated guide to renewable energy for the home and small business, the book provides an expert overview of precisely... more...