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Thorpe, Dave 1954-

Works: 33 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 1,605 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Juvenile works  Fiction  Documentary films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: TJ810, 696
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Publications about Dave Thorpe
Publications by Dave Thorpe
Most widely held works by Dave Thorpe
Solar technology : the Earthscan expert guide to using solar energy for heating, cooling, and electricity by Dave Thorpe( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them
Sustainable home refurbishment : the Earthscan expert guide to retrofitting homes for efficiency by Dave Thorpe( Book )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
"How we can meet the need to cut carbon emissions from dwellings by 80 per cent by 2050." "Projects can apply to apartment blocks, recent builds and older, solid-walled properties." "Enlivened with helpful diagrams and photographs, plus plenty of pointers for further information, it provides a comprehensive resource handbook for any building professional and contractor, students - or any homeowner serious about efficiency (cash and carbon) savings."--Jacket
Energy management in buildings : the Earthscan expert guide by Dave Thorpe( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 libraries worldwide
"The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide energy services to others. This comprehensive book covers how to: - conduct an energy audit - plan a monitoring and verification strategy - make any energy-saving campaign successful - evaluate and make the financial case for energy-saving measures - make use of free energy for lighting and managing heat loss and gain. It also contains a special chapters on: - ventilation, heating and cooling - demand management through automated systems - lighting - most requirements of industrial facilities - the management of data centres - regulatory requirements in Britain, Europe and the United States - the use of smart meters and monitoring - how to achieve zero energy buildings - the use of renewable energy. For all professional energy, building and facilities managers, energy consultants, students, trainees and academics. It takes the reader from basic concepts to the latest advanced thinking, with principles applicable anywhere in the world and in any climate."--
Energy management in industry : the Earthscan expert guide by Dave Thorpe( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Energy demand reduction is fast becoming a business activity for all companies and organisations because it can increase profits regardless of the nature of their core activity. The International Energy Agency believes that industry could improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by almost a third using the best available practices and technologies. This guide looks at the many ways available to energy managers to achieve or even exceed this level of performance, including: base-lining consumption planning a monitoring and veri
The 'one planet' life : a blueprint for low impact development by Dave Thorpe( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"The 'One Planet' Life explains the challenges presented by the planning system to the movement for low impact development, and puts forward practical advice and success stories from those who have achieved sustainable living. With a foreword from Jane Davidson, the former Welsh Environment Minister, the book draws on the experiences of the One Planet Wales project. The core how-to chapters examine issues such as Water, Energy and Food, and exemplary case studies of small scale sustainable enterprises are presented along with lessons learned. The book will be key reading for built environment practitioners and policy makers who are keen to support low impact initiatives, and for students studying aspects of planning, geography, governance, sustainability and renewable energy. It will also be of interest to anyone seeking to find out how a sustainable lifestyle can be achieved"--
Solar water heating : a D-I-Y guide by Paul Trimby( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Hybrids by Dave Thorpe( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Johnny Online and Kestrella are hybrids - victims of "Creep", a pandemic sweeping the country which causes sufferers to merge with items of technology
It's a breeze : a guide to choosing windpower by Hugh Piggott( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Off the grid : managing electricity from renewable sources by Paul Allen( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Bike havoc one ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Features over 160 accidents, crashes, and other incidents from various on and off-road bike sports including road race GP's, motocross, drag racing, trials, the Le Touquet, Southport Beach races and the Paris-Dakar rally. Features high profile motorcycle racers like Randy Mamola, Christian Sarron, Dave Thorpe, Wayne Gardner, Sito Pons, Kevin Schwartz, Eddie Lawson, and Ron Haslam
Fertile waste : dealing ecologically with your domestic sewage by Peter harper( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Wired up to the sun : an introduction to photovoltaic power by Paul Allen( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Carbide light : the last flame in American mines by Dave Thorpe( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Where the wind blows : an introduction to wind power by Brian Horne( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
How to change the world by John-Paul Flintoff( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
We all want to live in a better world, but sometimes it feels like we lack the ability to make a difference. Combining fresh new insights from history and other disciplines, this audiobook will give you a sense of what might just be possible, as well as the inspiration and the courage you need to go about improving and changing the world we live in
Doc Chaos : the Chernobyl effect by Dave Thorpe( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sustainable transport fuels business briefing by Dave Thorpe( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Explains, for a global business audience, the latest developments int he world of sustainable transport. Not the vehicle or mode of transport themselves, but their means of propulsion"--Page 4 of cover
Solar photovoltaics : business briefing by Dave Thorpe( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This DoShort, Solar Photovoltaics Business Briefing explains, for a UK business audience, the technical, scientific and economic aspects of solar photovoltaics (PV) technologies. It is useful to anyone considering a business use of solar PV, whether an investor, potential purchaser, or thinking of setting up a company in the sector
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