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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
The greatest challenge of our time is to build a world based on the sustainable use of renewable power. Our massive dependence on fossil fuels has upset the very climatic system that made human evolution possible. The global economy and its financial system are in jeopardy, running hot on overtly cheap yet increasingly costly and fast depleting oil.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Energy ? its source, security, price, and the efficiency of its use, are increasingly important issues for a diverse range of people. 'Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation' is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy, energy management and auditing, and the design of sustainable energy facilities.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 83.95
Transforming our energy supplies to be more sustainable is seen by many to be the biggest challenge of our times. In this comprehensive textbook, L. D. Danny Harvey sets out in unprecedented detail the path we must take to minimize the effects that the way we harness energy will have on future climate change. The book opens by highlighting the importance... more...
- 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...