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  1. Building Ventilation

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Peter Wouters

    Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this authoritative work provides organized,...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Large Dams

    Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

    By Thayer Scudder

    Viewed by some as symbols of progress and by others as inherently flawed, large dams remain one of the most contentious development issues on Earth. Building on the work of the now defunct World Commission on Dams, Thayer Scudder wades into the debate with unprecedented authority. Employing the...

    Published April 1st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics

    A handbook for decision-making

    Edited by Karl Mallon

    Understanding why renewable energy policies succeed and fail is essential for a range of stakeholders in the energy and environmental sectors. Clear information on why and how to secure successful renewable energy markets is much needed. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics meets that need,...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Advances in Solar Energy

    An Annual Review of Research and Development in Renewable Energy Technologies

    Edited by Yogi Goswami

    Series: Advances in Solar Energy Series

    'Essential for any serious technical library' Professor Martin Green, University of New South Wales, Australia The Advances in Solar Energy series offers state-of-the-art information on all primary renewable energy technologies, including solar, wind and biomass, bringing together invited...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  5. Switching to Renewable Power

    A Framework for the 21st Century

    Edited by Volkmar Lauber

    Renewable energy has enjoyed relatively good - and sometimes extraordinary - growth in recent years, in particular photovoltaics and wind; but it will be difficult to sustain such rates of diffusion on a global basis. A more complete transition to renewable energy is required on a demanding...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    By Christopher L. Martin, D. Yogi Goswami

    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...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Urban Household Energy Transition

    Social and Environmental Impacts in the Developing World

    By Douglas F. Barnes, Kerry Krutilla, William F. Hyde

    As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book...

    Published July 18th 2005 by RFF Press

  8. Solar Architecture in Cool Climates

    By Colin Porteous, Kerr MacGregor

    'A must-read for practitioners, teachers and others interested in or working with energy use in the built environment, including a delightful set of examples' Ann Grete Hestnes, former President of the International Solar Energy Society Solar Architecture in Cool Climates is an invaluable primer...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Infrastructures of Consumption

    Environmental Innovation in the Utility Industries

    By Bas Van Vliet, Heather Chappells, Elizabeth Shove

    For many years, a uniform and uncontested picture of utility system organization has endured across Europe. Provider and consumer roles have been largely taken for granted, and consumers have had little choice but to use the infrastructure of the only network provider available. Recent...

    Published May 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. A Solar Manifesto

    2nd Edition

    By Hermann Scheer

    In the decade since the 'Earth Summit' in Rio de Janiero, the response of the world's governments and authorities to the threats to the global environment has been to enforce the reduction of energy consumption and harmful emissions - solutions primarily based around conventional energy resources...

    Published April 3rd 2005 by Routledge