Reinventing Green Building: Why Certification Systems Aren’t Working and What We Can Do About It

Buildings and their associated systems are the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world. The 2030 Challenge aims to produce zero-net energy from new North American construction by 2030 while achieving a 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions from existing buildings. With less than 4 percent of commercial and residential structures in the United […]

Sustainability in the Process Industry: Integration and Optimization (Green Manufacturing & Systems Engineering)

Improve the energy efficiency of process industry practices Sustainability in the Process Industry explains process integration and optimization and discusses applications for improving the energy and water efficiency of industrial as well as nonindustrial energy users. Approaches for adapting these methodologies to include the integration of waste and renewable energy sources are covered. This authoritative […]

Green and Efficient Heating Systems for Your Home: Perspectives of a New Green and Sustainable Lifestyle

This is a practical guide about efficient and ecological thermal technologies from present and future for your home. More exactly, in this e-book you will find what do you need to know about heating systems in order to pay less for heating. The main purpose of this e-book is to reveal a broader vision about […]

Alternative Energy Systems and Applications

The solution to our current energy dilemma will contain features of both alternate energy sources and alternate use of existing energy sources. In order to help engineers find this solution, Alternative Energy Systems covers a wide range of concepts. They will examine areas involving reat turbomachine and solar energy, CHP applications, and additional alternate energy […]

Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers

This text views building construction and its systems through the lens of sustainability, providing an integrated approach to the principles of sustainable design as the way a building is created. As a practicing architect and interior designer, Tucker covers all systems including construction systems, mechanical systems, electrical and plumbing systems, and interior systems. The technical […]

Alternative Energy: Sources and Systems (Go Green with Renewable Energy Resources)

The skyrocketing demand for clean, abundant energy has resulted in a need for comprehensive information that can be used by builders, technicians, energy industry professionals, and anyone else wanting to learn about alternative forms of energy and their everyday uses. With a vast array of information available on the subject, Alternative Energy: Sources & Systems […]

Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers

Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers, Second Edition, continues to be the best resource for viewing building construction and its systems through the lens of sustainability. As a practicing architect and an interior designer, author Lisa M. Tucker covers all systems including structural, mechanical, electrical and lighting, plumbing, and interior building systems as they […]

Systems Analysis for Sustainable Engineering: Theory and Applications (Green Manufacturing & Systems Engineering)

IMPLEMENT SYSTEMS ANALYSIS TOOLS IN SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING Featuring a multidisciplinary approach, Systems Analysis for Sustainable Engineering: Theory and Applications provides a proven framework for applying systems analysis tools to account for environmental impacts, energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness, socioeconomic implications, and ecosystem health in engineering solutions. This pioneering work addresses the increased levels of sophistication embedded in […]

Complete 400 Watt Solar Panel Kit with 1500 Watt VertaMax Power Inverter for RV, Boat, Off-Grid 12 Volt Battery Systems

The Windy Nation 400 Watt Complete Solar Charging Kit + VertaMax 1500 Watt Power Inverter comes with everything you need to start producing free, clean power from the sun! Perfect for RV’s, boats, cabins and back-up power! WindyNation’s 400 Watt Solar Kit with Inverter includes EVERYTHING you need to get started: 4pcs 100 Watt Polycrystalline […]