Energy for Sustainability: Technology, Planning, Policy (by John Randolph PhD, Gilbert M. Masters)


Author(s): John Randolph PhD, Gilbert M. Masters

Publisher: Island Press
Publish date: 2008-06-30
ISBN-10: 1597261033
ISBN-13: 9781597261036
Language: English
Description:
Energy for Sustainability is the first undergraduate
textbook on renewable energy and energy efficiency with a unique
focus on the community scale. Written by two of the foremost
experts in the field, it is a pedagogically complete treatment of
energy sources and uses. It examines the full range of
issues—from generating technologies to land use planning—in
making the transition to sustainable energy.
The book begins by providing a historical perspective on energy
use by human civilizations and then covers energy fundamentals
and trends; buildings and energy; sustainable electricity;
sustainable transportation and land use;… more…

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