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  • Passive House Details by Donald B. Corner
    Passive House Details (English, Paperback)

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy, and satisfying buildings currently built in the region. Other topics included: heat transfer, moisture...

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  • Sustainable Construction by Sandy Halliday
    Sustainable Construction (English, Paperback)

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides a masterclass on the principles and techniques involved in the design and delivery of practical, affordable, high quality sustainable buildings and places. It presents precedents, theory, concepts and principles alongside 120 wide ranging case studies that highlight current best practice and encourage implementation. Topics in the book...

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  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure by Annie Pearce
    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure (English, Paperback)

    The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students taking courses in construction management and the built environment, but it is also designed to be a...

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  • Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society by Ute Hasenohrl
    Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society (English, Paperback)

    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 initiatives alike. Rapidly evolving lighting technologies are opening up new possibilities, but also...

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  • The Design-Build Studio by Tolya Stonorov
    The Design-Build Studio (English, Paperback)

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current trends in academic design-build studios, a window into the different processes and methodologies...

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  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference by David Thorpe
    Solar Energy Pocket Reference (English, Paperback)

    This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage, photovoltaics (both at all scales), solar cooling, and the use of solar energy for desalination and...

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  • Smart Grid (R)Evolution by Jennie C. Stephens
    Smart Grid (R)Evolution (English, Paperback)

    This book is designed for those interested in energy system change, renewable energy, sociotechnical transitions, electricity, climate mitigation, and climate change adaptation. The contribution this book makes is valuable because it goes beyond conventional technical and economic perspectives to explore the social implications of the diversity of smart grid futures.

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  • Design-Tech by Jason Alread
    Design-Tech (English, Paperback)

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality of architectural practice. The authors also address...

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  • Do it Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power by Michel Daniek
    Do it Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power (English, Paperback)

    If you want to introduce alternative power supplies around the home and garden or even live totally off-grid in your boat, caravan or yurt and need a practical introduction to solar power and 12 volt supplies, here is an essential guide to the subject.

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  • Musings of an Energy Nerd by Martin Holladay
    Musings of an Energy Nerd (English, Paperback)

    Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his 'Musings of an Energy Nerd' blog on Green Building Advisor since January 2009. For the first time, the 50 most popular postings have been assembled in book form to give homeowners a great opportunity to live a more energy-efficient life in their homes.

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  • Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change by Mark Diesendorf
    Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change (English, Paperback)

    "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso.

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  • Thermal Solar Desalination by Soteris Kalogirou
    Thermal Solar Desalination (English, Hardback)

    Thermal Solar Desalination: Methods and Systems presents numerous thermal seawater desalination technologies varying from the very simple, easy to construct and operate solar stills, to the more advance membrane and indirect distillation methods. All types of solar thermal desalination technologies are presented in detail to enable readers to comprehend the subject, from design details to enabling...

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  • Life After Growth by Tim Morgan
    Life After Growth (English, Paperback)

    In Life After Growth, leading City analyst Tim Morgan sets out a ground-breaking analysis of how the economy really works. Economists are mistaken, he argues, when they limit their interpretation of the economy to matters of money. Ultimately, the economy is an energy system, not a monetary one. The implications are astonishing.

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  • Energy and Process Optimization for the Process Industries by Frank Zhu
    Energy and Process Optimization for the Process Industries (English, Hardback)

    Exploring methods and techniques to optimize processing energy efficiency in process plants, Energy Optimization for the Process Industries provides a holistic approach that considers changing process conditions, process design changes, and upgrading process technology that has already been used in a process plant with success.

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  • PV and the NEC by Bill Brooks
    PV and the NEC (English, Paperback)

    "Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa business."

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  • Pico-solar Electric Systems by John Keane
    Pico-solar Electric Systems (English, Hardback)

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the technology behind the pico-solar revolution and offers guidance on how to test and choose quality products. The book also discusses how pioneering companies and initiatives are overcoming challenges to reach scale in the marketplace, from innovative distribution strategies to reach customers in rural India and Tanzania, to product development in...

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  • Wind Power by Ben Backwell
    Wind Power (English, Paperback)

    "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 power. The book also examines the challenges the sector faces as it competes for influence and investment with the fossil fuel industry...

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  • Energy Management in Buildings by David Thorpe
    Energy Management in Buildings (English, Hardback)

    "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 energy services to others. This comprehensive book covers how to: - conduct an energy audit - plan a...

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  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates by Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr
    Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates (English, Hardback)

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the production of electricity are predicted?...

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  • Minimizing Energy Consumption, Energy Poverty and Global and Local Climate Change in the Built Environment: Innovating to Zero by Mattheos Santamouris
    Minimizing Energy Consumption, Energy Poverty and Global and Local Climate Change in the Built Environment: Innovating to Zero (English, Paperback)

    Minimizing Energy Consumption, Energy Poverty and Global and Local Climate Change in the Built Environment: Innovating to Zero analyzes three major issues of the built environment, including the political, economic and technical contexts, the impacts of global and local climate change, and the technical and social characteristics of energy poverty. In addition, the book addresses the causes and...

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