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  1. Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings

    By AK Athienitis

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Passive solar design techniques are becoming increasingly important in building design. This design reference book takes the building engineer or physicist step-by-step through the thermal analysis and design of passive solar buildings. In particular it emphasises two important topics: the maximum...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Routledge

  2. Solar Air Systems

    A Design Handbook

    By Robert Hastings

    Active solar systems for air heating are a straightforward yet effective way of using solar energy for space heating and tempering ventilation air. They offer some unique advantages over solar water systems, can offer improved comfort and fuller use of solar gains than passive solar systems and are...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Miscanthus

    For Energy and Fibre

    Edited by Mary Walsh, Michael Jones

    Miscanthus is a promising non-food crop yielding high quality lignocellulosic material which can be used in a number of ways, including energy and fibre production, thatching, and industrial use. This book encompasses the results and recommendations arising from extensive trials and experiments...

    Published August 31st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Flexibility in Global Climate Policy

    Beyond Joint Implementation

    By Tim Jackson, Stuart Parkinson

    Edited by Katie Begg

    Since the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1997, the negotiation of policy responses to climate change has become an area of major research. This authoritative volume sets out the main debates and processes of joint implementation -...

    Published July 31st 2000 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries

    By Cedric Pugh

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of health through to the foundations of...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Radiation Legacy of the Soviet Nuclear Complex

    An Analytical Overview

    By Nikolai N. Egorov, Vladimir M. Novikov, Frank L. Parker, Victor K. Popov

    A study of the legacy of nuclear contamination in the Soviet Union. It gives the location and characteristics of the accumulated radioactive material and wastes by each sector, from ore and mining to use and disposal. It describes types of storage, capacity and utilization, age and location. It...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  7. City-Region 2020

    Integrated Planning for a Sustainable Environment

    By Joe Revetz

    Based on analysis of the Manchester city-region, this book offers a vision of a sustainable urban future, through integrated strategic management of the entire city-region. It translates principles into practice for achieving the necessary balance to ensure a higher standard of living and safe...

    Published January 31st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Electricity

    The Coming Generation of Change

    By Walt Patterson

    This text reassesses the basic premises that have guided electricity development for more than a century in the light of new understanding, pressures and opportunities. It investigates the changes already in progress and those that may yet follow; their interactions and their implications for...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Solar Air Systems - Built Examples

    By Robert Hastings

    Thirty-five different buildings with successfully installed solar air systems are described and documented. The building types cover single family houses, apartment buildings, schools, sports halls, and industrial commercial buildings with six different configurations of solar air systems used....

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Cool Companies

    How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions

    By Joseph J. Romm

    'Cool Companies' turns on its head the idea that measures to avert global warming and climate change will pile massive costs on to the industrial sector. It shows how the smartest companies have been able to make money through the improvements that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Industry...

    Published July 31st 1999 by Routledge