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Nuclear waste storage and disposal policy, and hydroelectric license extension and energy efficiency legislation

Nuclear waste storage and disposal policy, and hydroelectric license extension and energy efficiency legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September … Continue reading

30. January 2018 by Ben S
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The Very Hungry City: Urban Energy Efficiency and the Economic Fate of Cities by Troy Austin (2014-01-28) Paperback

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24. January 2018 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency: Long-standing Problems with DOE’s Program for Setting Efficiency Standards Continue to Result in Forgone Energy Savings

Energy Efficiency: Long-standing Problems with DOE’s Program for Setting Efficiency Standards Continue to Result in Forgone Energy Savings For More Info and Amazon Sale Price Click Here

20. January 2018 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency: Important Challenges Must Be Overcome to Realize Significant Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Improvements in Gulf Coast Reconstruction

Energy Efficiency: Important Challenges Must Be Overcome to Realize Significant Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Improvements in Gulf Coast Reconstruction For More Info and Amazon Sale Price Click Here

18. January 2018 by Ben S
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Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS): Report on Well Construction Technology – Case Studies, Research and Development Recommendations, Baseline Specs, Tools, Bits, Hammers

Electricity production from geothermal resources is currently based on the exploitation of hydrothermal reservoirs. Hydrothermal reservoirs possess three ingredients critical to present day commercial extraction of subsurface heat: high temperature, in-situ fluid and high permeability. Relative to the total subsurface … Continue reading

13. January 2018 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

07. January 2018 by Ben S
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The Old-House Doctor: The Essential Guide to Repairing, Restoring, and Rejuvenating Your Old Home

Old houses are charming, but owning one can be a labor of love. Expert carpenter and house “doctor” Christopher Evers equates old homes with ailing patients, describing how you can successfully “treat” your old house and make it good as … Continue reading

29. December 2017 by Ben S
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Going Green and Getting Regulation Right: A Primer on Energy Efficiency

Going Green and Getting Regulation Right: A Primer on Energy Efficiency responds to the rising interest in energy efficiency and demand-side management programs by exploring the important lessons that can be learned from earlier mandated conservation efforts and will be … Continue reading

21. December 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency legislation

Energy efficiency legislation : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session … April 30, 2015. For More Info and Amazon Sale Price Click Here

25. November 2017 by Ben S
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Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck: Exploring the Rationales and Design Options for Energy Efficiency Financing Programs

Many state policymakers and utility regulators have established aggressive energy efficiency (EE) savings targets which will necessitate investing billions of dollars in existing buildings – and tax payer and utility bill payer funding is a small fraction of the total … Continue reading

21. November 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency Policy of Major Household Electrical Appliances: Nigeria, Case Study

Adoption of household energy efficient electrical appliances has a great potential to reduced electrical power consumption in Nigeria. A well formulated and implementable energy efficiency policy is needed to drive the process. To design an effective and efficient energy efficiency … Continue reading

10. November 2017 by Ben S
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Manual for the Economic Evaluation of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies – Scholar’s Choice Edition

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work … Continue reading

03. November 2017 by Ben S
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Improving energy efficiency through technology and communications

Improving energy efficiency through technology and communications: hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first [i.e. second] session, February 23, 2010. For More … Continue reading

13. October 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency: complementary policies for climate legislation

Energy efficiency: complementary policies for climate legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 24, 2009. For More Info and Amazon Sale … Continue reading

11. October 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency bills

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02. October 2017 by Ben S
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Unlocking the Negawatt: Agent-Based Modeling of Commercial Building Stocks for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Analysis

“Negawatt” is a theoretical unit of power representing an amount of energy (measured in watts) saved. The energy saved is a direct result of energy conservation, increased efficiency, or demand response. Unlocking the “negawatt” rests on our ability to quantify … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Ben S
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Oversight of the GSA and energy efficiency in public buildings

Oversight of the GSA and energy efficiency in public buildings : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 22, 2009. For More Info and Amazon Sale Price Click Here

19. September 2017 by Ben S
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Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series)

The art and the science of building systems design evolve continuously as designers, practitioners, and researchers all endeavor to improve the performance of buildings and the comfort and productivity of their occupants. Retaining coverage from the original second edition while … Continue reading

15. September 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing)

The energy consumption issue in distributed computing systems raises various monetary, environmental and system performance concerns. Electricity consumption in the US doubled from 2000 to 2005.  From a financial and environmental standpoint, reducing the consumption of electricity is important, yet these … Continue reading

06. September 2017 by Ben S
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Tennessee Valley Authority :full consideration of energy efficiency and better capital expenditures planning are needed : report to the Chairman, … on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate.

“Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the nation’s largest public power provider, is a self-financing, federal electric utility with annual revenues of about $11 billion. TVA has financed large capital investments mostly by issuing debt and is subject to a $30 billion … Continue reading

16. August 2017 by Ben S
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Improving Energy Efficiency in the Agro-food Chain

For a variety of reasons, energy use in the agro-food sector continues to rise, and in many countries, is highly dependent on fossil fuels, contributing significantly to greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore becoming urgent to consider how the food … Continue reading

30. July 2017 by Ben S
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Energy-Efficient Spectrum Management for Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks

This monograph addresses the spectrum-scarcity problem by providing a comprehensive overview of spectrum resource management in Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks (CRSNs). It shows a variety of CRSN applications covering Machine-to-Machine communications, cyber physical systems and Internet-of-Things. The authors explore the … Continue reading

23. July 2017 by Ben S
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Frequency Analysis of Vibration Energy Harvesting Systems

Frequency Analysis of Vibration Energy Harvesting Systems aims to present unique frequency response methods for analyzing and improving vibration energy harvesting systems. Vibration energy is usually converted into heat energy, which is transferred to and wasted in the environment. If … Continue reading

21. July 2017 by Ben S
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Energy and Society: An Introduction, Second Edition

Energy and Society: An Introduction, Second Edition provides readers with a detailed introduction to energy sources and energy utilization. This book presents an overview of alternative energy issues and technologies, discusses the pros and cons of various energy sources, and … Continue reading

17. July 2017 by Ben S
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Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

Molten Salt Reactors is a comprehensive reference on the status of molten salt reactor (MSR) research and thorium fuel utilization. There is growing awareness that nuclear energy is needed to complement intermittent energy sources and to avoid pollution from fossil … Continue reading

12. July 2017 by Ben S
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