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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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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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Energy Innovations 2017

Because it seems likely that there is money to be made by reducing fossil fuel use, and energy use in general, there is currently an intense amount of entrepreneurial activity surrounding all aspects of our energy supply and usage. This … Continue reading

06. July 2017 by Ben S
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Clustering and Routing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks: Energy Efficiency Approaches

Wireless Sensor Networks have a wide range of applications in different areas. Their main constraint is the limited and irreplaceable power source of the sensor nodes. In many applications, energy conservation of the sensor nodes and their replacement or replenishment due … Continue reading

14. June 2017 by Ben S
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Turning Off the Heat: Why America Must Double Energy Efficiency to Save Money and Reduce Global Warming

Global warming, the result of increasing carbon dioxide emissions from energy producers and users, has become a danger to humans. It threatens radical climate changes, severe storms, and ecological havoc. Turning Off the Heat targets a main source of overuse … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by Ben S
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An Introduction to Energy Efficiency Lighting Upgrades for Buildings

This publication provides introductory technical guidance for electrical engineers and other professional engineers, construction managers and building managers interested in design and construction of building upgrades to improve the energy efficiency of lighting systems while maintaining or improving illumination quality. … Continue reading

29. April 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency in the Minerals Industry: Best Practices and Research Directions (Green Energy and Technology)

This book presents a state-of-the-art analysis of energy efficiency as applied to mining processes. From ground fragmentation to mineral processing and extractive metallurgy, experts discuss the current state of knowledge and the nagging questions that call for further research. It … Continue reading

08. April 2017 by Ben S
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LCA and energy efficiency of organic and conventional olive groves

This book compares the contribution of organic and conventional olive groves to environmental pollution using life cycle analysis (LCA) and energy efficiency of the two production systems. The research of the discussion is that organic agriculture being less intensive as … Continue reading

05. April 2017 by Ben S
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Energy-Efficient HVAC Design: An Essential Guide for Sustainable Building

This book provides readers with essential knowledge enabling the successful design of today’s new energy efficient HVAC systems. The author introduces important concepts such as Knowledge Categorization, Performance Based Design Standards, and Quantification of Uncertainty in Energy Modeling for Buildings. … Continue reading

26. March 2017 by Ben S
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Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks

From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less. For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors … Continue reading

06. March 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency in Househould Appliances and Lighting

Household appliances encompass a large variety of equipment including the cold appliances (refrigerators and freezers), the wet appliances (washing machines, dishwashers and dryers), the space conditioning appliances (heaters, air­ conditioners, heat pumps, fans, boilers), the water heaters, the cooking appliances, … Continue reading

21. February 2017 by Ben S
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