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  1. Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Perl

    Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production and profound climate change resulting in part from oil use. It proposes responses to...

    Published December 14th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Geothermal Heat Pumps

    A Guide for Planning and Installing

    By Karl Ochsner

    Series: Planning and Installing

    Geothermal Heat Pumps is the most comprehensive guide to the selection, design and installation of geothermal heat pumps available. This leading manual presents the most recent information and market developments in order to put any installer, engineer or architect in the position to design, select...

    Published November 19th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Living: the Role of Whole Life Costs and Values

    By Nalanie Mithraratne, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    Achieving a sustainable building is not just a matter of design and construction: what happens once the building is occupied is absolutely critical. This book shows how the choices designers, developers and building users make impact on sustainability over the life span of the building. The authors...

    Published September 4th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Biofuels for Transport

    Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and a host of improved technologies, is...

    Published July 31st 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Challenge of Rural Electrification

    Strategies for Developing Countries

    By Douglas F. Barnes

    Douglas Barnes and his team of development experts provide an essential guide that can help improve the quality of life to the estimated 1.6 billion rural people in the world who are without electricity. The difficulties in bringing electricity to rural areas are formidable: Low population...

    Published July 11th 2007 by RFF Press

  6. Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 1

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    'Several high quality scientific journals are published in the area of building energy and indoor/outdoor environment; however, one has been missing. Advances in Building Energy Research fills the gap. I recommend ABER to all technical libraries, research institutes and universities. It should also...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge

  7. Advances in Solar Energy

    An Annual Review of Research and Development in Renewable Energy Technologies

    By D. Yogi Goswami

    Series: Advances in Solar Energy Series

    'Essential for any serious technical library' PROFESSOR MARTIN GREEN, UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTHWALES, AUSTRALIA 'Valuable, detailed information that helps me plan for the future' DON OSBORN, FORMERLY OF SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT The Advances in Solar Energy series offers state-of-the-art...

    Published March 5th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Photovoltaics for Professionals

    Solar Electric Systems Marketing, Design and Installation

    By Antony Falk, Christian Durschner, Karl-Heinz Remmers

    For the building industry, the installation of photovoltaic systems has become a new field of activity. Interest in solar energy is growing and future business prospects are excellent. Photovoltaics for Professionals describes the practicalities of marketing, designing and installing photovoltaic...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Developing Wind Power Projects

    Theory and Practice

    By Tore Wizelius

    Wind power is developing rapidly, in terms of both the number of new installations and in interest from stakeholders including policy-makers, NGOs, research scientists, industry and the general public. Unlike the majority of other texts on wind power, which are written primarily for engineers or...

    Published December 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Energy Autonomy

    The Economic, Social and Technological Case for Renewable Energy

    By Hermann Scheer

    For 200 years industrial civilization has relied on the combustion of abundant and cheap carbon fuels. But continued reliance has had perilous consequences. On the one hand there is the insecurity of relying on the world's most unstable region - the Middle East - compounded by the imminence of peak...

    Published December 1st 2006 by Routledge