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Energy Management

  • The Real Cost of Frackingby Michelle Bamberger; Robert Oswald; Sandra Steingraber

    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...

  • Surge in Solar-Powered Homesby Shahidur R. Khandker; Hussain A. Samad; Zubair K. M. Sadeque

    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...

  • Energy Management in Industryby David Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    Energy demand reduction is fast becoming a business activity for all companies and organisations because it can increase profits regardless of the nature of their core activity. The International Energy Agency believes that industry could improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by almost a third using the best available practices... more...

  • Energy Efficiencyby Steven Fawkes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    Energy risk has reappeared on the corporate and social agenda with a bang and the complexity of the issues has increased many-fold since the days of the last great wave of concern that followed the oil crises of the 1970s. Steven Fawkes’ Energy Efficiency is a comprehensive guide for managers and policy-makers to the fundamental questions underpinning... more...

  • Energy Management in Buildingsby David Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide energy services to others. This comprehensive book... more...

  • Nearly Zero Energy Buildings and Proliferation of Microorganismsby Elisa Di Giuseppe

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book provides a concise review of the thermo-physical phenomena which regulate heat and moisture transportation in Nearly Zero Energy Buildings envelopes, and their relationship with the growth of biological organisms. It describes the main microorganisms proliferating on contemporary building elements and within buildings. It also states the... more...

  • The Thermoeconomics of Energy Conversionsby Yehia M. El-Sayed

    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...

  • Solar Manufacturing: Environmental Design Concepts for Solar Modulesby Michelle Poliskie

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 125.00

    THE LATEST SUSTAINABLE DESIGN TECHNIQUES FOR SOLAR MODULES Solar Manufacturing: Environmental Design Concepts for Solar Modules explains the sustainable development methods used by today's leading photovoltaic companies. After reviewing various photovoltaic technologies and providing an overview of sustainable development, this practical guide... more...

  • Energy Management and Operating Costs in Buildingsby Keith Moss

    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...

  • Renewable Energy - The Factsby Walter Witzel; Dieter Seifried

    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...