Category Archives for Energy Efficient

Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) – Basics of EGS and Technology Evaluation, Reservoir Development and Operation, Economics, Exploratory Wells

Featuring Department of Energy (DOE) reports, this book provides comprehensive information on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) technology. EGS are engineered reservoirs created to produce energy from geothermal resources that are otherwise not economical due to a lack of fluid and/or … Continue reading

12. November 2017 by Ben S
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Modern Technologies in Energy Efficiency Improvement: Design, Control, Implementation, and Applications

High efficiency of power converters placed between alternative energy sources and the utility grid is required to maximize the utilization of these sources. Power quality is another aspect that requires large passive elements to be placed between these sources and … Continue reading

26. October 2017 by Ben S
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Nonresidential Lighting and Electrical Power Distribution: A guide to meeting or exceeding California’s 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards … 24, Part 6 Application Guides) (Volume 6)

This is one of seven guides designed to help builders, designers, contractors, and others involved in the compliance process become more familiar with California’s 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings (Energy Standards) in Title 24, Part … Continue reading

21. October 2017 by Ben S
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Reference Book on Geothermal Direct Use: Covering Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps, Case Studies, Greenhouses, Gold Processing

Enormous potential exists in the United States for geothermal direct use and geothermal heat pumps to make a significant contribution to our national energy needs while offsetting the use of fossil fuels. Geothermal projects reduce gaseous emissions and acid rain … Continue reading

19. October 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Energy efficiency at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: hearing before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, September 30, 2009. For More Info and Amazon Sale Price Click Here

17. October 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency of appliances

Energy efficiency of appliances: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, on S. 1696, S. 2908, S. 3054, S. 3059, March 10, 2010. For More Info and Amazon Sale Price … Continue reading

15. October 2017 by Ben S
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Home appliance energy efficiency standards under the Department of Energy : stakeholder perspectives

Home appliance energy efficiency standards under the Department of Energy : stakeholder perspectives : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, June 10, 2016. … Continue reading

08. September 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficient Buildings with Solar and Geothermal Resources

A modern and unique perspective on solar and geothermal technologies for heating and cooling buildings This book will have a broad appeal reaching practising engineers in the industry as well as students. With introductory sections for each technology described, material … Continue reading

31. August 2017 by Ben S
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Nano and Biotech Based Materials for Energy Building Efficiency

This book presents the current state of knowledge on nanomaterials and their use in buildings, ranging from glazing and vacuum insulation to PCM composites. It also discusses recent applications in organic photovoltaics, photo-bioreactors, bioplastics and foams, making it an exciting … Continue reading

20. August 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency Improvement of Geotechnical Systems: International Forum on Energy Efficiency

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 … Continue reading

14. August 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Modeling in Architectural Design

Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy … Continue reading

05. August 2017 by Ben S
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Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks

The advances in low-power electronic devices integrated with wireless communication capabilities are one of recent areas of research in the field of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). One of the major challenges in WSNs is uniform and least energy dissipation while … Continue reading

25. July 2017 by Ben S
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Advances and Innovations in Nuclear Decommissioning (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

Advances and Innovations in Nuclear Decommissioning is an essential resource for industry professionals and academics interested in acquiring the most up-to-date information on the current state of nuclear decommissioning. Written and edited by the world’s leading experts, this book considers … Continue reading

10. July 2017 by Ben S
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Energy-Saving Tips, Techniques and Recommendations for Owners of Manufactured (Mobile) Homes

• All homes experience wear and tear. Whether your home is five or 50 years old, chances are good that it can benefit from cost-effective measures to improve its energy efficiency. Wind, vibrations, sunlight and seasonal temperature changes can loosen … Continue reading

08. July 2017 by Ben S
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Modeling and Control in Air-conditioning Systems (Energy and Environment Research in China)

This book investigates the latest modeling and control technologies in the context of air-conditioning systems. Firstly, it introduces the state-space method for developing dynamic models of all components in a central air-conditioning system. The models are primarily nonlinear and based … Continue reading

04. July 2017 by Ben S
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Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately … Continue reading

02. July 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency in Housing Management: Policies and Practice in Eleven Countries

The embedding of energy efficiency in the management of individual housing organisations is crucial for the realization of current ambitious energy efficiency policies. This issue is examined for the first time in this book through an analysis of selected case … Continue reading

29. June 2017 by Ben S
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Stimulating energy efficiency of consumers: The role of energy sector and other related institutions in mobilizing energy-saving behaviour of households

Energy efficiency has been introduced by major global organizations and is strongly encouraged by the European Union and individual countries as a way towards alleviating the challenges of climate change. The interventions are required on every level of society, including … Continue reading

27. June 2017 by Ben S
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Fuels, Energy, and the Environment

The need for cleaner, sustainable energy continues to drive engineering research, development, and capital projects. Recent advances in combustion science and technology, including sophisticated diagnostic and control equipment, have enabled engineers to improve fuel processes and systems and reduce the … Continue reading

08. June 2017 by Ben S
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The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less

Learn how to achieve more by doing less! Live in that zone you’ve glimpsed but can’t seem to hold on to—the sweet spot where you have the greatest strength, but also the greatest ease. Not long ago, Christine Carter, a … Continue reading

28. May 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Conserve in Industry ― Combustion, Heat Recovery and Rankine Cycle Machines: Proceedings of the Contractors’ Meetings held in Brussels on 10 and 18 June, and 29 October 1982

The main objectives of the Ccmnunity’s energy policy consist of securing a sufficient energy supply for the present and future demand of its Member States and in reducing the Community’s dependence on imported energy through the more rational use of … Continue reading

20. May 2017 by Ben S
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Policies and Programs for Sustainable Energy Innovations: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management)

This volume features research and case studies across a variety of industries to showcase technological innovations and policy initiatives designed to promote renewable energy and sustainable economic development. The first section focuses on policies for the adoption of renewable energy … Continue reading

15. May 2017 by Ben S
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2012 Smart Grid System Report to Congress – Smart Electric Meters, Renewables Integration, Electric Cars and Vehicles, Transmission Automation, Grants and Programs, Cyber Security, Energy Efficiency

This comprehensive energy department report presented to Congress in February 2012 provides unique insight into the ongoing effort to update and modernize America’s electric utility system. A smart grid uses digital technology to improve the reliability, security, and efficiency of … Continue reading

16. April 2017 by Ben S
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Green Defense Technology: Triple Net Zero Energy, Water and Waste Models and Applications (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security)

This book focuses on the ways in which military installations and small cities can implement and integrate triple net planning and energy, water, and waste sustainability strategies into broad installation operational management, arrive at the best decision, create policy and communicate … Continue reading

01. April 2017 by Ben S
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Cost Optimal and Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB): Definitions, Calculation Principles and Case Studies (Green Energy and Technology)

This book introduces technical definitions, system boundaries, energy calculation methods and input data for setting primary energy based minimum/cost optimal and nZEB requirements in national energy frames. Offers five case studies of nZEB office buildings. For More Info and Amazon … Continue reading

28. March 2017 by Ben S
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