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Energy Management

  • 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$ 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...

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

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 94.95

    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...

  • Energy Efficiency Improvement of Geotechnical Systemsby Genadiy Pivnyak; Oleksandr Beshta; Mykhaylo Alekseyev

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 145.95

    This book covers innovative technologies and approaches for improvement of technical and economic parameters of functional geotechnical systems. The focus is on mathematical modelling of objects and processes, as well as the development of techniques and their control algorithms. The book comprises schemata of practical tasks solving related to mine... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer International Publishing 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...