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  1. Ownership and Control of Oil

    Explaining Policy Choices across Producing Countries

    By Bianca Sarbu

    Ownership and Control of Oil examines government decisions about how much control to exert over the petroleum industry, focusing on the role of National Oil Companies in the production of crude oil since the nationalizations in the 1970s. What are the motives for which some producing states opt...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems

    A Guide for Designers, Installers and Engineers

    By Chris Elliott

    Series: Planning and Installing

    An essential addition to the Earthscan Planning & Installing series, Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems provides vital diagrams, pictures and tables detailing the planning and installing of a micro-hydro system, including information on the maintenance and economics once an...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pico-solar Electric Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to the Technology and Emerging Market

    By John Keane

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the technology behind the pico-solar revolution and offers guidance on how to test and choose quality products. The book also discusses how pioneering companies and initiatives are overcoming challenges to reach scale in the marketplace, from...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Energy

    Challenges for a Sustainable Future

    Edited by Steve Vanderheiden

    This book brings together leading scholars on the politics of energy, examining the natural resources and developing technologies that are essential to its production and the various public and private factors affecting its use, along with the ecological consequences of both. Section One...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Energy and Society

    An Introduction, Second Edition

    By Harold H. Schobert

    Energy and Society: An Introduction, Second Edition provides readers with a detailed introduction to energy sources and energy utilization. This book presents an overview of alternative energy issues and technologies, discusses the pros and cons of various energy sources, and explores their impacts...

    Published March 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Factor Five

    Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity

    By Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Charlie Hargroves, Michael H. Smith, Cheryl Desha, Peter Stasinopoulos

    When first published in 1997, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use by renowned economic and engineering experts Ernst von Weizs?cker, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, transformed how economists, policy makers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders thought about innovation...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Approved Document L1A

    Conservation of fuel and power - new dwellings (2013 Edition)

    By Dclg

    Part L (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new build homes to be 6% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition’s standards. In addition, there are new requirements for fabric energy efficiency and they come in two flavours - Dwelling Fabric Energy Efficiency and...

    Published March 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie, Robert Whitehead

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge