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Forthcoming Energy efficiency Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 forthcoming new books in the subject of Energy efficiency — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Heat Pump Planning Handbook

    By Jürgen Bonin

    The Heat Pump Planning Handbook contains practical information and guidance on the design, planning and selection of heat pump systems, allowing engineers, designers, architects and construction specialists to compare a number of different systems and options. Including detailed descriptions of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 – producing energy for the home, in the home – is a substantial improvement over the current centralised and detached energy model employed the world over. Domestic Microgeneration is the first in-depth reference work for this exciting and emerging field of energy generation. It...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners

    By Ray Galvin

    Series: Building Research and Information

    This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Smart Cities

    Governing, Modelling and Analysing the Transition

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Smart city development has emerged a major issue over the past 5 years. Since the launch of IBM’s Smart Planet and CISCO’s Smart Cities and Communities programmes, their potential to deliver on global sustainable development targets have captured the public’s attention. However, despite this...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response

    By Jacopo Torriti

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    With different intensities, depending on the season, every morning and evening of any weekday there are the same peaks in electricity demand. Peaks can bring about significantly negative environmental and economic impacts. Demand Side Response is a relatively recent solution in Europe which has the...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Science Perspectives on Climate Change

    Edited by David Canter

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Although it is generally accepted that the climate is changing for the worse and that human activities are a major contributing factor in that change, there is still only marginal response to the challenge posed by climate change. The reasons behind this limited response are becoming clearer...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of UK Wind Energy Technologies

    Edited by Simon Hogg, Christopher Crabtree

    The objective of this book is to give an overview of the status of wind energy research in the UK, resulting from the programme funded by the UK Government’s EPSRC SUPERGEN Wind project. Phase 1 started in March 2006 and the work continued under Phase 2 until March 2014. The strategic aim of Phases...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge