Energy efficiency

    Design-Build Studio

    Paperback £35.68

    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...

    From Pinch Methodology to Pinch-Exergy Integration of Flexib

    By Assaad Zoughaib

    Hardback £41.65

    Current changes to the energy market, as well as an ambition to achieve decarbonation and highly energy efficient systems, will lead to a fundamental change in the way in which energy systems are designed and managed. In particular, the growth of renewable and renewed energy will introduce a level of...

    Musings of an Energy Nerd: Toward an Energy-Efficient Home

    By Martin Holladay

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    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...

    Smart Grid (R)Evolution

    By Tarla Rai Peterson

    Paperback Save £3.74 = £36.25

    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.

    Changing patterns in domestic energy use

    By Justine Piddington

    Paperback £32.09

    This report examines changes in English domestic energy use over time. In doing so it is hoped that changes in energy consumption can be better understood and taken into account in energy modelling and policy. This report covers lighting, appliances, cooking and space and water heating, including bathing and showers.

    Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society

    Paperback £43.20

    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...

    Wind Power

    By Ben Backwell

    Paperback Save £2.52 = £30.47

    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...

    Design-Tech

    By Thomas Leslie

    Paperback Save £2.64 = £47.35

    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...

    Energy Management in Industry: The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £38.45

    Energy demand reduction is fast becoming a business activity for all companies and organisations because it can increase profits regardless of the nature of their core activity. The International Energy Agency believes that industry could improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by almost a third using the...

    Sustainability, Energy and Architecture

    By Ali Sayigh

    Hardback Save £8.54 = £46.45

    Offers insights in energy efficient building from the world over, providing a multi-faceted overview of the energy efficient architecture. This title covers issues as daylighting, LED lighting, integrating renewables such as solar thermal and cooling, LEED and similar certification efforts, net-zero and close-zero structures, and more.

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