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  1. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Hydrogen Energy

    Edited by S.A. Sherif, D. Yogi Goswami, E.K. (Lee) Stefanakos, Aldo Steinfeld

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Can hydrogen and electricity supply all of the world’s energy needs? Handbook of Hydrogen Energy thoroughly explores the notion of a hydrogen economy and addresses this question. The handbook considers hydrogen and electricity as a permanent energy system and provides factual information based on...

    Published July 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Energy Conservation Guidebook, Third Edition

    By Dale R. Patrick, Stephen W. Fardo, Ray E. Richardson, Brian W. Fardo

    Revised and edited, this new third edition reference covers the full scope of energy management techniques and applications for new and existing buildings, with emphasis on the "systems" approach to developing an effective overall energy management strategy. Foremost in the enhancements to the new...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  4. Boiler Plant and Distribution System Optimization Manual, Third Edition

    By Harry R. Taplin, Jr., P.E.

    The Third Edition of the Boiler Plant and Distribution System Optimization Manual has been upgraded with ten new checklists with over 100 ways to improve performance with 50 additional illustrations to communicate specific information about applying these technologies. The new checklists serve as a...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  5. Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies, Second Edition

    Edited by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka

    Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

    While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel...

    Published July 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Nuclear Power and Energy Security in Asia

    Edited by Rajesh Basrur, Koh Swee Lean Collin

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The rising demand for energy, the higher costs of oil and gas, and the association of fossil fuels with adverse climate change have all brought a renewed interest in nuclear energy. Nuclear power, however, is itself controversial, because of its costs, its environmental effects and the security...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Biomass Processing Technologies

    Edited by Vladimir Strezov, Tim J. Evans

    This book is a thoroughly up-to-date treatment of all the available technologies for biomass conversion. Each chapter looks at the viability and implementation of each technology with examples of existing equipment and plants. In addition, the text addresses the economics of biomass processing. The...

    Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Solar Cooling

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Solar Cooling Systems

    By Paul Kohlenbach, Uli Jakob

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Cooling buildings is a major global energy consumer and the energy requirement is growing year by year. This guide to solar cooling technology explains all you need to know about how solar energy can be converted into cooling energy. It outlines the difference between heat-driven and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sensor Networks for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Mohammad Ilyas, Sami S. Alwakeel, Mohammed M. Alwakeel, el-Hadi M. Aggoune

    Recent advances in technology and manufacturing have made it possible to create small, powerful, energy-efficient, cost-effective sensor nodes for specialized telecommunication applications—nodes "smart" enough to be capable of adaptation, self-awareness, and self-organization. Sensor Networks for...

    Published June 25th 2014 by CRC Press