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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Wind Energy Pocket Reference

    By Niels I. Meyer, Peter Hjuler Jensen, Niels Gylling Mortensen, Flemming Oster

    Edited by David Thorpe, ISES (International Solar Energy Society)

    Series: Energy Pocket Reference

    Prepared and peer-reviewed by some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use pocket reference offers a wealth of information relating to wind energy and wind energy technologies. Topics covered range from wind resources to wind turbines, covering offshore and onshore power, both...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Energy Security

    By Sascha Muller-Kraenner

    'Essential reading.' Bernice Lee, Chatham House 'Lays out the energy security landscape with a commendable clarity that I have not seen elsewhere. It could help save the world.' Science, People & Politics ?Accessible and exciting ... [this] is the first truly objective examination of the...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge