Offers guidance on the planning and design of 'green' technologies. This book focuses on management strategies for better utilization of energy in buildings and industry as well as ways of improving energy efficiency at the end use. It introduces basic methods for designing and sizing cost-effective systems.
Contents: Easy ways to "green" a business -- Green certification checklist -- Energy conservation and audits -- How to implement a solar photovoltaic project -- Green transportation -- Water efficiency measures -- Sustainable development & green landscaping -- Recycling guide -- Green gleaning -- Financing projects and avoiding delays -- Get solar on your roof for free -- the Power Purchase Agreement -- Key tips for solar projects from the Solar Energy Power Association -- How green projects affect stock prices -- Overcoming the barriers that delay "good" projects.
A step-by-step guide to upgrading lighting systems, either through retrofits or complete redesign. Discusses lighting quality, upgrade strategies, applications, technologies, economics, maintenance, project implementation, and methods for assessing specific opportunities.