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Environmental Control Systems Heating
Environmental Control Systems Heating
by Fuller Moore
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A text/reference for Architect and Architectural Engineering students taking a course on Energy Methods. Includes passive solar heating and cooling, day-lighting, etc.... (read more)

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Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
by Peter Fox Penner
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A new national policy on climate change is under debate in the United States and is likely to result in a cap on greenhouse gas emissions for utilities. This and other developments will prompt utilities to undergo the largest changes in their history... (read more)

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Power of the People: America's New Electricity Choices (08 Edition)
Power of the People: America's New Electricity Choices (08 Edition)
by Carol Sue Tombari
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A look at our country's energy problems and the cleaner, 21st-century alternatives.... (read more)

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New Energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen
New Energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen
by Elizabeth Monoian
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The top entries from the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative competition are profiled in this volume that brings together innovative work from architects, scientists, landscape architects, artists, and engineers engaged in the innovation of art and clean... (read more)

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Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
by Peter Fox-penner
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Few industries in the U.S. are as stuck in the past as our utilities are. In the face of growing challenges from climate change and the need for energy security, a system and a business model that each took more than a century to evolve must now be... (read more)

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Green Illusions: the Dirty Secrets of (12 Edition)
Green Illusions: the Dirty Secrets of (12 Edition)
by Zehner Ozzie
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We donand#8217;t have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about whatand#8217;s wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem.... (read more)

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Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet
Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet
by Peter Hoffman
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andlt;Pandgt;Hydrogen is the quintessential eco-fuel. This invisible, tasteless gas is the most abundant element in the universe. It is the basic building block and fuel of stars and an essential raw material in innumerable biological and chemical... (read more)

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Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity
Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity
by Thomas B Johansson
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Overall performance, cost, market potential, and environmental impact are assessed for fuels and electricity derived from hydroelectric, wind, photovoltaics, solar-thermal, geothermal, ocean and biomass energy sources. In addition, practical and specific... (read more)

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Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America from the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels
Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America from the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels
by Gerald Mcnerney
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As we enter a new era in American politics, a stark threat is building. Mankind’s dependence on fossil fuels has put our civilization in peril. Our world becomes increasingly more populated every day, putting even more pressure on our already... (read more)

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Biodiesel Power: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel
Biodiesel Power: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel
by Lyle Estill
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Whether we are nearing the end of oil or merely nearing the end of inexpensive oil, it is becoming increasingly clear that we need to find alternative ways to meet our energy needs. Biodiesel is one such alternative—and is one of the fastest... (read more)

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A Piece of the Sun: The Quest for Fusion Energy
A Piece of the Sun: The Quest for Fusion Energy
by Daniel Clery
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Our rapidly industrializing world has an insatiable hunger for energy, but conventional sources are running out. The solution, says Daniel Clery in this deeply revelatory book, is to be found in the original energy source: the Sun itself. There, at its... (read more)

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The Backyard Lumberjack
The Backyard Lumberjack
by Frank Philbrick and Stephen Philbrick
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Frank and Stephen Philbrick, enthusiastic and skilled lumberjacks, explain what it takes to bring a tree from forest to fireplace. Part hard work, part pure chain saw satisfaction,The Backyard Lumberjackis your complete guide to bringing in the wood.... (read more)

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Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage
Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage
by Bent Sorensen
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Scientist and engineers working in the field renewable energy must overcome the challenges of conversion, transmission and storage before it can replace more traditional power sources such as oil and gas. In this book, Bent Sorenson provides strategies... (read more)

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Energy Crisis: Solution from Space (Apogee Books Space)
Energy Crisis: Solution from Space (Apogee Books Space)
by Ralph Nansen
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Presenting a bold solution for global climate change and dependence on oil--and the threat of war over its diminishing supply--this visionary reference explores how developing solar energy could bring about unprecedented economic prosperity and... (read more)

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Chasing the Sun: Solar Adventures Around the World
Chasing the Sun: Solar Adventures Around the World
by Neville Williams
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If millions of people in the developing world can use solar power, why can’t we in North America? The question immediately arises from this fascinating account of the author’s 12-year quest to bring solar power and light to people in the... (read more)

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Superfuel: Thorium, the Green Energy Source for the Future (MacSci)
Superfuel: Thorium, the Green Energy Source for the Future (MacSci)
by Richard Martin
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 A riveting look at how an alternative source of energy is revoluntionising nuclear power, promising a safe and clean future for millions, and why thorium was sidelined at the height of the Cold War   In this groundbreaking account of an energy... (read more)

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Beyond Fossil Fools: The Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040
Beyond Fossil Fools: The Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040
by Joe Shuster
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If the U.S. solves only its own energy problem, but the world does not, then everyone still loses. Pollution knows no borders and a sinking ship takes down everyone on board. That is why all countries must do what they can to affect a global transition... (read more)

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Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Sound
Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Sound
by Robert Whitcomb
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When Jim Gordon set out to build a wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, he knew some people might object. But there was a lot of merit in creating a privately funded, clean energy source for energy-starved New England, and he felt sure most people would... (read more)

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Renewable Energy System Design
Renewable Energy System Design
by Ziyad Salameh
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Renewable Energy Systems Design provides engineers and students with a comprehensive yet practical guide to the characteristics, principles of operation, and power potential of the most dominant renewable energy systems. Written by an expert with over 40... (read more)

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Generators and Inverters: Building Small Combined Heat and Power Systems for Remote Locations and Emergency Situations
Generators and Inverters: Building Small Combined Heat and Power Systems for Remote Locations and Emergency Situations
by Stephen D. Chastain
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This book should probably be called “The Small Power Generation Bible” If you have any questions about small power generation then this is the book for you! Whether you want to build it or buy it, this book has all the essential details for... (read more)

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