Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
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Transforming our energy supplies to be more sustainable is seen by many to be the biggest challenge of our times. In this comprehensive textbook, L. D. Danny Harvey sets out in unprecedented detail the path we must take to minimize the effects that the way we harness energy will have on future climate change. The book opens by highlighting the importance of moving to low carbon technologies for generation, then moves on to explain the functioning, potential and social/environmental issues around: solar energy wind energy biomass energy geothermal energy hydroelectric power ocean energy nuclear energy. It also covers the options for carbon capture and storage and the contexts in which low carbon energy can best be utilized (potential for community integrated systems, and the hydrogen economy). The book closes with scenarios that combine the findings from its companion volume (concerning the potential for limiting future energy demand) with the findings from this volume (concerning the cost and potential of C-free energy systems) to generate scenarios that succeed in limiting future atmospheric CO2 concentration to no more than 450 ppmv. Detailed yet accessible, meticulously researched and reviewed, this work constitutes an indispensible textbook and reference for students and practitioners in sustainable energy and engineering.
Cinch Door Seal Bottom is a fast and easy way to save money by sealing your doors against drafts and leaks. Say goodbye to drills, screws, screwdrivers or pilot holes. Simply measure, trim, peel and stick your way to energy savings in any season. Specially developed with 3M Adhesive Technology, Cinch installs in mere minutes and lasts for years.
Energy Efficient Thermal Management of Data Centers examines energy flow in today's data centers. Particular focus is given to the state-of-the-art thermal management and thermal design approaches now being implemented across the multiple length scales involved. The impact of future trends in information technology hardware, and emerging software paradigms such as cloud computing and virtualization, on thermal management are also addressed. The book explores computational and experimental characterization approaches for determining temperature and air flow patterns within data centers. Thermodynamic analyses using the second law to improve energy efficiency are introduced and used in proposing improvements in cooling methodologies. Reduced-order modeling and robust multi-objective design of next generation data centers are discussed.
This book provides readers with essential knowledge enabling the successful design of today's new energy efficient HVAC systems. The author introduces important concepts such as Knowledge Categorization, Performance Based Design Standards, and Quantification of Uncertainty in Energy Modeling for Buildings. Pivotal topics that all HVAC and architectural engineers must master in order to navigate the green building renaissance are given focused attention, including the role of renewables, air quality, automatic controls, and thermal comfort. Relevant ASHRAE standards, as well as sustainability scoring systems such as BREEAM, HQE, LEED and CASBEE are explained in depth. Armed with the material contained in this practical reference, students and practitioners alike will become more effective and prepared for engineering success.
Energy and Society: An Introduction, Second Edition provides readers with a detailed introduction to energy sources and energy utilization. This book presents an overview of alternative energy issues and technologies, discusses the pros and cons of various energy sources, and explores their impacts on society and the environment. What’s New in the Second Edition: This second edition offers simple updates, as well as completely rewritten material, regarding the last decade in areas including global climate change, oil prices, renewable and alternative fuels, and diversion of civil nuclear energy programs into nuclear weapons proliferation. It covers the development of energy technology from the time of early humans through antiquity, medieval times, and the Industrial Revolution. It also addresses the development of nuclear energy, energy supply and demand, geopolitics of energy, and the various environmental issues associated with energy use. Keeps mathematics to a minimum, making the book usable for a variety of academic majors Includes up-to-date coverage of all new energy sources Traces the development and utilization of energy throughout history Energy and Society: An Introduction, Second Edition can benefit undergraduate students taking a survey course in engineering, as well as professionals in the energy supply, energy planning, or environmental industry.
Frost King A62/36H Premium Extra Wide Aluminum and Vinyl Door Sweep 2-Inch by 36-Inch, Brushed Chrome
Frost King A62/36H Door Sweep, 36 in L x 2 in W, Aluminum, SilverSeals door from drafts, dirt, and insects. 36" Length.
Sika Corporation 90993 Sikaflex 15 LM Polyurethane High Performance Low-Modulus Elastomeric Sealant, 10.1 oz Capacity, Limestone
Highlights: Color: Limestone 10.1 Oz Cartridge Excellent adhesion Easy and ready-to-use Bonds to most construction materials without a primer Capable of +100% / -50% joint movement Cures to a durable, flexible consistency Eliminates time, effort, waste, and equipment clean-up Excellent for moving joints in vertical applications Excellent resistance to aging and weathering Typical applications include joints in concrete panel and wall systems, around window and door frames, reglets, flashing, etc
Frost King C35PH Plastic and Brush Door Sweep 1-3/4-Inch by 36-Inches long, White
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KHOMO GEAR - TITAN Series - Waterproof Heavy Duty Outdoor Air Conditioning Cover AC Protector - Grey
Designed with water repellent PVC, this cover will resist any weather conditions. This cover is waterproof and weather resistant. With the toggle and drawstring feature, you can secure the cover tightly around your unit and the side air vents prevent lofting and mildew grow. Keep your AC unit free from ice, snow, leaves, and debris with this cover!
The content of the Work is aimed at the topical issue - integration of increasing infeed of wind power into a power system, in particular its impact on the transmission networks and electricity market. In power system development horizons where forward-looking planning tasks are formed, proper instruments that are able to assess those impacts in progressive stages, comprehensive understanding of the impacts on the entire system operation, electricity markets as well as generating and transmission infrastructural requirements are indispensable for proper decisions of policy makers and planners. The main part therefore focuses on methods and elaboration of approaches for bulk wind power production modelling and simulation primarily intended for infrastructural planning purposes, while technical/economic as well as regulatory aspects of the environment are taken into consideration. The research is carried out within the framework of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA), Joint Research Programme on Smart Grids, Transmission Planning with the main target focusing on R&D of the next generation of smart grid technologies and system development.
This book provides a state-of-the-art review of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWT). It offers developers a global perspective on floating offshore wind energy conversion technology, documenting the key challenges and practical solutions that this new industry has found to date. Drawing on a wide network of experts, it reviews the conception, early design stages, load & structural analysis and the construction of FOWT. It also presents and discusses data from pioneering projects. Written by experienced professionals from a mix of academia and industry, the content is both practical and visionary. As one of the first titles dedicated to FOWT, it is a must-have for anyone interested in offshore renewable energy conversion technologies.
Mounts on Interior or Exterior Face of Door Fills Gaps for 1/16" to 5/16" Aluminum retainer holds Schlegel's "Fin-Seal" weatherstrip. The aluminum retainer is prepunched for easy installation and adjustment. Color: Bronze Length: 36 in (914 mm)
Akfix 100E is an acid-curing, one-component silicone sealant for a range of general sealing and glazing applications. It provides a strong adhesion and suitable for use on common non-porous building materials. APPLICATION AREAS General sealing and glazing applications Sealing around windows and doors for insulation and gap filling. Sealing in DIY applications On bathroom, kitchen and plumbing applications. Connection and expansion joints on glass, porcelain, steel etc. Sealing electric, telephone etc. sockets and switches. INSTRUCTIONS Ensure that surfaces to be sealed are clean, dry and grease free. The application temperature must be between +5 °C and +40 °C. In order to reduce the deformations of the joints, their depth must be much less than their width, minimum dimensions are 5x5 mm, for wider joints the depth should be preferably half of the width and it is adjusted by the use of a backup material. After the application, the sealant must be tooled with light pressure within 5 minutes to spread the material against the joint surfaces and to obtain a professional finish. Excess uncured sealant may be cleaned with solvent. Cured sealant can be removed mechanically. RESTRICTIONS Not recommended to use on porous surfaces like marble, natural stone, concrete etc. Because of acidic curing, it must not be used on mirrors and sensitive metals like copper, brazen, lead. It is not paintable. It is not suitable for aquariums. If exposed to direct sunlight, sealant gets yellowish because of the anti mold property. Sealant needs moisture for curing therefore it shouldn’t be applied in completely closed places.