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  1. Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Beggs

    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,...

    Published July 17th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Myth of Resource Efficiency

    The Jevons Paradox

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi, Mario Giampietro, Blake Alcott

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    'The Jevons Paradox', which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 3

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the...

    Published June 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Design Management for Sustainability

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    Building on the special edition Aspects of Design Management (Volume 3:1, 2007), this publication brings together the rapidly developing field of design management with that of environmental sustainability. Eight articles drawn from around the world help to provide some critical insights into the...

    Published May 19th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Elements of Architecture

    Principles of Environmental Performance in Buildings

    By Scott Drake

    The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and logical approach, focusing on the way aspects of...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Renewable Electricity and the Grid

    The Challenge of Variability

    Edited by Godfrey Boyle

    Can renewable energy provide reliable power? Will it need extensive backup? The energy available from wind, waves, tides and the sun varies in ways that may not match variations in energy demand. Assimilating these fluctuations can affect the operation and economics of electricity networks,...

    Published April 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Feed-in Tariffs

    Accelerating the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By Miguel Mendonca

    A feed-in tariff is a renewable energy law that obliges energy suppliers to buy electricity produced from renewable resources at a fixed price, usually over a fixed period - even from householders. These legal guarantees ensure investment security, and the support of all viable renewable energy...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science and Technology

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its stability in soil and superior nutrient-retention properties...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic...

    Published December 19th 2008 by Routledge