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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Geothermal Energy

    Utilization and Technology

    By Mary H. Dickson, Mario Fanelli

    Geothermal energy refers to the heat contained within the Earth that generates geological phenomena on a planetary scale. Today, this term is often associated with man's efforts to tap into this vast energy source. Geothermal Energy: utilization and technology is a detailed reference text,...

    Published April 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Designing with Solar Power

    A Source Book for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)

    By Deo Prasad, Mark Snow

    Designing with Solar Power is the result of international collaborative research and development work carried out within the framework of the International Energy Agency's Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) and performed within its Task 7 on 'Photovoltaic power systems in the built...

    Published April 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Energy Performance of Residential Buildings

    A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Sonnenenergie Dgs

    Series: Planning and Installing

    Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial building sectors. The potential for this technology and the associated environmental...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Planning and Installing Bioenergy Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

    By German Solar Energy Society, Ecofys

    Series: Planning and Installing

    Bioenergy is relied upon worldwide as a modern solution for local energy supply and waste managements. With clear technical details, data tables and illustrative pictures explaining the fundamentals of different bioenergy projects, this guide reviews the main technologies and offers relevant...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Exploring Sustainable Development

    Geographical Perspectives

    Edited by Martin Purvis, Alan Grainger

    Sustainable development is capturing the attention of planners, politicians and business leaders. Within the academic sphere its study is increasingly breaching disciplinary boundaries to become a focus of attention for natural and social scientists alike. But in studying such a key concept, it is...

    Published August 1st 2004 by Routledge