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  1. Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Ises (International Solar Energy Society)

    Edited by David Thorpe

    Series: Energy Pocket Reference

    Our pocket reference books provide a wealth of practical information at your fingertips, whenever you need it. Rich in background detail, at-a-glance tables and diagrams, equations, and more, the Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference is a handy resource for architects, engineers and students....

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Ises (International Solar Energy Society)

    Edited by David Thorpe

    Series: Energy Pocket Reference

    Drawing on the experience of some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use and affordable pocket reference includes a wealth of information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered range from solar angles, sun path diagrams, solar radiation and radiative...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The ‘One Planet’ Life explains the challenges presented by the planning system to the movement for low impact development, and puts forward practical advice and success stories from those who have achieved sustainable living. With a foreword from Jane Davidson, the former Welsh Environment Minister...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2007 by Routledge

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