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  1. Domestic Microgeneration

    Renewable and Distributed Energy Technologies, Policies and Economics

    Edited by Iain Staffell, Daniel J.L. Brett, Nigel P. Brandon, Adam D. Hawkes

    Microgeneration – producing energy for the home, in the home – is a substantial improvement over the current centralised and detached energy model employed the world over. Domestic Microgeneration is the first in-depth reference work for this exciting and emerging field of energy generation. It...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Drawing the Unbuildable

    Seriality and Reproduction in Architecture

    By Nerma Cridge

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Inspection, Testing and Certification

    By Brian Scaddan

    Fully up-to-date with the latest amendments to the 17th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations Simplifies the advice found in the Wiring Regulations, explaining how they apply to working practice for inspection, testing and certification Expert advice from an engineering training consultant,...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated

    By Brian Scaddan

    This popular guide focuses on common misconceptions in the application of the IET Wiring Regulations. It explains in clear language those parts of the regulations that most need simplifying, outlining the correct procedures to follow and those to avoid. Emphasis has been placed on areas where...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Developing Property Sustainably

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning Urban Places

    Self-Organising Places with People in Mind

    By Mary Ganis

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Urban change is often difficult because we are dealing with people’s elusive notions of place and perception, time and change. Urban design and planning in a changing urban context so that it remains relevant for people is elusive because the idea of place is embedded in memory and identity – but...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners

    By Ray Galvin

    Series: Building Research and Information

    This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  10. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge