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  1. Energy Management in Buildings

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Energy Efficiency Improvement of Geotechnical Systems

    International Forum on Energy Efficiency

    Edited by Genadiy Pivnyak, Oleksandr Beshta, Mykhaylo Alekseyev

    This book covers innovative technologies and approaches for improvement of technical and economic parameters of functional geotechnical systems. The focus is on mathematical modelling of objects and processes, as well as the development of techniques and their control algorithms. The book comprises...

    Published November 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Energy: The Basics

    By Harold Schobert

    Series: The Basics

    People rarely stop to think about where the energy they use to power their everyday lives comes from and when they do it is often to ask a worried question: is mankind’s energy usage killing the planet? How do we deal with nuclear waste? What happens when the oil runs out? Energy: The Basics...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  7. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge