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Getting Back To Net Zero - Rediscovering Our Sustainable Roots
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
“Getting Back To Net Zero” provides basic information regarding what Net Zero is and what it takes to achieve a Net Zero solution, resulting in a building that produces more energy than it consumes on-site. This book covers easy to understand passive and active design principles as well as other essential information to help the reader understand that the ability to build Net Zero is here, now.
Global Warming: It will be our demise V 1.0
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
For centuries we have imagined the apocalypse, wondering what would happen, and fearing the consequences. Now we are closer than ever to the Apocalypse. And it's us whose doing it. Read this research paper to learn just what we're doing to bring our own doom upon us- and try to save yourself.
Recycled Thoughts
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Price: Free! Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by JR Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Just how Green is Green? Recycled Thoughts will change your views on current environmental challenges. It’s time for change.
Historia del Movimiento Ambiental en Puerto Rico
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 207,970. Language: Spanish. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
El libro narra el movimiento ambiental en Puerto Rico. Contiene antecedentes históricos y describe eventos impactantes, como los casos del derrame de petróleo del Zoe Colocotronis, estableciendo un precedente legal mundial de costos ambientales y el impacto del bombardeo en Vieques. Describe creación de agencias ambientales, sus ejecutorias y recopila datos, anécdotas y éxitos del movimiento.
A Sustainable Floating Habitat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Living in a floating community with the minimum environmental impact.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Sustainability & Engineering
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Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Sustainability & Engineering is an Open Educational Resource written by Aran Eales and Mike Clifford and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Small Geothermal Energy Systems and Geothermal Heat Pumps: Guide for the Do-it-Yourselfer (DIY), Ground Source Heat Pumps, Information Survival Kit for Heat Pump Owners, Energy Program Successes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This comprehensive compilation of DOE documents provides unique and practical information about geothermal heat pumps, including small geothermal systems and DIY systems.