Engineering » Energy Engineering

Energy Efficiency

Edited by Jenny Palm, ISBN 978-953-307-137-4, 188 pages, Publisher: Sciyo, Chapters published August 17, 2010 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
Edited Volume

Global warming resulting from the use of fossil fuels is threatening the environment and energy efficiency is one of the most important ways to reduce this threat. Industry, transport and buildings are all high energy-using sectors in the world and even in the most technologically optimistic perspectives energy use is projected to increase in the next 50 years. How and when energy is used determines society's ability to create long-term sustainable energy systems. This is why this book, focusing on energy efficiency in these sectors and from different perspectives, is sharp and also important for keeping a well-founded discussion on the subject.