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  1. The Real Estate Solar Investment Handbook

    A Commercial Property Guide to Managing Risks and Maximizing Returns

    By Aaron Binkley

    The Real Estate Solar Investment Handbook explains the business case for property professionals to pursue solar projects. A project’s value is determined by its potential risks and rewards; these are explained thoroughly in terms understood by the real estate industry. This...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Energy of Nations

    Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance

    By Jeremy Leggett

    Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow’s world. Jeremy Leggett gives a personal testimony of the dangers often ignored and incompletely understood - a...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Essential Guide to Retail Lighting

    Achieving Effective and Energy-Efficient Lighting

    By Cosmin Ticleanu, Paul Littlefair, Gareth Howlett

    Although lighting products are becoming more efficient, the energy used for retail lighting has increased due to longer opening hours and higher light levels. Reducing energy consumption for retail lighting can directly increase profitability and reduce environmental impacts. Modern lighting...

    Published September 4th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  4. 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...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change and Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Hugo Priemus, Simin Davoudi

    Climate change has demonstrated, perhaps more than any other environmental concerns, the complexities of the human-nature interrelationship and the need for embedding a far greater environmental consciousness into our social values and norms. A drastic reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Architecture and Energy

    Performance and Style

    Edited by William W. Braham, Daniel Willis

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Low-Carbon Energy Controversies

    Edited by Thomas Roberts, Paul Upham, Sarah Mander, Carly McLachlan, Philip Boucher, Clair Gough, Dana Abi Ghanem

    Governments, big business and communities are coming under increased pressure to develop low carbon energy supply technologies. Within the context of the climate change debate a delicate balance has to be reached between local environmental protection and our need for reliable low carbon energy....

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge