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Forthcoming Energy efficiency Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Wind Power

    The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry

    By Ben Backwell

    Wind Power – The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for control of one of the world’s fastest growing new industries and how we can harness one of the planet’s most powerful energy resources – wind...

    To Be Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  3. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings

    Cool Climates

    Edited by Simon Burton

    Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters by developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects, building physicists and other...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society

    Edited by Josiane Meier, Ute Hasenöhrl, Katharina Krause, Merle Pottharst

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving...

    To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Anaerobic Digestion – Making Biogas – Making Energy

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By Tim Pullen

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Hundreds of million tonnes of agricultural and food waste are produced each year around the world, most of which is just that, waste. Anaerobic digestion, biogas and the heat and electricity that can be produced from it is still a nascent industry in many countries, yet the benefits of AD spread...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Renewable Energy Resources

    3rd Edition

    By John Twidell, Tony Weir

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Green Solar Cities

    By Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Jakob Klint, Karin Kappel, Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to...

    To Be Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response

    By Jacopo Torriti

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Most energy consumption is charged regardless of peak times, and despite the roll-out of ‘smart meters’ in several developed countries, there are increasing concerns around the intermittency of renewable energy supply and how excessive peaks in energy demand can bring about significant negative...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 is a substantial improvement over the current decentralised and detached energy model employed the world over. In the right hands, several technologies can achieve cost and carbon reductions of at least 80%; they can engage people with their energy consumption, enabling radical...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge