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Energy Management

  • Energy Positive Neighborhoods and Smart Energy Districtsby Antonello Monti; Dirk Pesch; Keith Ellis; Pierluigi Mancarella

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 95.00

    Energy Positive Neighborhoods and Smart Energy Districts: Methods, Tools, and Experiences from the Field is a comprehensive guide to this highly interdisciplinary topic. Monti et. al?s combined experience make them the most qualified team of editors to explore the processes and tools involved in creating Energy Positive Neighborhoods and Smart... more...

  • Thermal Solar Desalinationby Vassilis Belessiotis; Soteris Kalogirou; Emmy Delyannis

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 120.00

    Thermal Solar Desalination: Methods and Systems presents numerous thermal seawater desalination technologies varying from the very simple, easy to construct and operate solar stills, to the more advance membrane and indirect distillation methods. All types of solar thermal desalination technologies are presented in detail to enable readers to comprehend... more...

  • Towards Nearly Zero Energyby Annarita Ferrante

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    Towards Nearly Zero Energy: Urban Settings in the Mediterranean Climate discusses tactics that can be used to effectively reduce energy consumption towards zero energy. With energy usage in buildings accounting for over 40% of primary energy use and 24% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, this remains an unavoidable objective. The book looks... more...

  • Fuel Flexible Energy Generationby John Oakey

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00

    Fuel Flexible Energy Generation: Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels provides updated information on flexible fuel energy generation, the process by which one or more fuels can be combusted in the same boiler or turbine to generate power. By adapting or building boilers and turbines to accept multiple fuel sources, they can be co-fired with biomass... more...

  • The Energy-Freedom Homeby Beyond Zero Emissions

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 28.99

    The average Australian household spends over $2,000 a year on gas and electricity bills. Now, not only can you reduce those bills, but you can even wipe them out, while making your home more comfortable. Paying for energy is the largest running cost that most home-owners are burdened with. And that?s no surprise ? we use energy to heat our water,... more...

  • Pervaporation, Vapour Permeation and Membrane Distillationby Angelo Basile; Alberto Figoli; Mohamed Khayet

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00

    Vapour permeation and membrane distillation are two emerging membrane technologies for the production of vapour as permeate, which, in addition to well-established pervaporation technology, are of increasing interest to academia and industry. As efficient separation and concentration processes, they have high potential for use in the energy, water,... more...

  • 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$ 68.95

    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...

  • Green ICT & Energyby Jaco H. Appelman; Anwar Osseyran; Martijn Warnier

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 110.95

    This book provides the connection between the growing body of literature on sustainability and the topics of energy and ICT. It aims to show how stakeholders active in this area need to play their part ensuring that the ICT-sector evolves towards a sector that can lead through ?greening by IT? and also shows that it can ?green its own IT? as well.... more...