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  1. The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don’t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Energy Management in Industry

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    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...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Energy Management in Buildings

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    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...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Solar Technology

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using Solar Energy for Heating, Cooling and Electricity

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them. It provides detailed yet accessible...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Home Refurbishment

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Retrofitting Homes for Efficiency

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation,...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Food

    Edited by David Inglis, Debra Gimlin, Chris Thorpe

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    In the last five years or so, there has been a huge explosion of scholarly work on the history of food and, likewise, pressing problems such as food scares and genetic modification, as well as anorexia and obesity, have become increasingly present in the public consciousness. Drawing on a wide...

    Published August 8th 2007 by Routledge

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