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Thermal Solar Desalination: Methods and Systems

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 … Continue reading

25. December 2017 by Ben S
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Thermal Comfort Conditions and Energy Efficiency of Buildings: Thermal Adaptation, Building Code, Variable Thermostat of air conditioner

Performance of buildings depends upon building envelope, Heating Ventilation and Air-conditioning system, lighting system, and Domestic Hot Water services. This book gives idea to improve indoor thermal environmental conditions by implementing Buildings Codes such as Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) … Continue reading

18. December 2017 by Ben S
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Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

Almost half of the total energy produced in the developed world is inefficiently used to heat, cool, ventilate and control humidity in buildings, to meet the increasingly high thermal comfort levels demanded by occupants. The utilisation of advanced materials and … Continue reading

15. July 2017 by Ben S
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A Critical Appraisal of Germany’s Thermal Retrofit Policy: Turning Down the Heat (Green Energy and Technology)

Germany is seen as a leader in thermal retrofit policy and practice, but how effective is its approach? A Critical Appraisal of Germany’s Thermal Retrofit Policy examines this policy in context and assesses its effectiveness. It finds that technical constraints … Continue reading

24. March 2017 by Ben S
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Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Almost half of the total energy produced in the developed world is inefficiently used to heat, cool, ventilate and control humidity in buildings, to meet the increasingly high thermal comfort levels demanded by occupants. The utilisation of advanced materials and … Continue reading

23. August 2016 by Ben S
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Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

A review of advanced materials and sustainable technologies for applicable for improving the building environment, this book examines fundamental building physics and occupant comfort, from heat and mass transport, hygrothermal behavior, and ventilation, on the thermal comfort and health and … Continue reading

24. July 2016 by Ben S
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Operation and Maintenance of Thermal Power Stations: Best Practices and Health Monitoring (Energy Systems in Electrical Engineering)

This book illustrates operation and maintenance practices/guidelines for economic generation and managing health of a thermal power generator beyond its regulatory life. The book provides knowledge for professionals managing power station operations, through its unique approach to chemical analysis of … Continue reading

11. June 2016 by Ben S
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Microclimatic Landscape Design: Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency Microclimatic Landscape Design shows designers how to work with nature to create climatically pleasant spaces for human activities. With remarkable clarity, it covers both the scientific background and the design techniques needed for shaping … Continue reading

21. January 2016 by Ben S
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