viii, 315 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Preface. Sustainable Use of Electricity-- J.S. Norgard. Global Energy Efficiency and Technologies to Further Its Progress-- A. Rosenfeld, et al. An Introduction to Integrated Resource Planning-- A.T. de Almeida, et al. Polish Efficient Lighting Project - The DSM Pilot Experiment-- A. Gula, et al. Efficient Use and Generation of Electricity in Hungary-- G. Sigmond. Electricity Saving Policies in Denmark-- A. Gydesen. Lighting Efficiency in Russia and CIS-- J.B. Aizenberg. Energy-Efficient Information and Communication Technologies in Europe-- J. Roturier, A. Anglade. Energy-Efficient Motor and Drives-- A.T. de Almeida, P. Fonseca. Low Electricity Houses - A Real Case: The Passive House in Darmstadt-Kranichstein-- W. Feist, W. Ebel. Efficient Use of Energy at Universities-- J. Roturier, P. Faucher. Least-Cost Planning on Electricity-- S. Thomas. Appliance Energy Labelling and Standards in Europe-- P. Waide. Efficient Technology and Appropriate Life-Styles-- J.S. Norgard. Subject Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780792352174 20160528
The rather young field of research into electricity savings is attracting increasing attention since low electricity consumption is a vital component of environmentally sustainable development. The potential benefits from using less electricity, without sacrificing quality of life, are immense, as the book shows with case studies from Eastern and Western Europe and the USA. Saving electricity means that the expense of constructing scores of power plants can be saved, and that their economic and environmental impact will vanish. This book can be read with profit by any graduate. It is suitable as a reference work for Master's and Doctoral students, as well as for others working on environmental issues in general and electricity savings in particular.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780792352174 20160528
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