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LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide

LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide Lowest new price: $77.99
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Author: A. Togay Koralturk
Brand: Ingramcontent

PASS THE LEED AP BD+C EXAM ON THE FIRST TRY!


The LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide helps the reader to learn, rather than just memorize the essential information for the exam; and is designed to be the only resource a candidate needs in order to successfully pass the exam on the first try.  

Even though the scope of the LEED AP BD+C exam includes heavy technical terms and principles that may seem confusing at first, the book enables the reader to fully grasp the information by simply demonstrating each of them. As a result, the need for further research and struggling on same topic are avoided. This approach equips candidates to successfully pass the LEED AP BD+C exam on the first try in order to actively apply the LEED requirements into real life projects.

As LEED v4 is quite different in comparison to the former versions, the book is entirely written for LEED v4; and is not updated from a previous edition. All of the chapters contain strong guidance on the aspects that require extensive attention, while the book points out the finer details to focus on for the exam purposes. The case studies throughout the book demonstrates the real-life application of the LEED requirements, and the Key Things to Remember sections at the end of each prerequisite/credit points out the not so important looking elements, which, however can be encountered in the exam as a question. With the completion of the book, the summary sheets will reinforce knowledge and ensure a solid exam preparation. (With the digital resources, the reader will have access to sample test questions online, which will familiarize the reader with the actual exam format.) When finished reading the book, the reader will naturally feel what to expect during the test and will be able to determine his/her preparation level.
  • Pass the LEED AP BD+C exam on the first try!
  • Thoroughly understand and apply the LEED requirements for life, and retain all the information you have learned.
  • Avoid the need of researching and struggling on the same topics.
  • Know all the important things to consider during the exam beforehand.
The book is also recommended for students, professionals, and anyone who has not chosen to take the LEED AP BD+C exam, but nonetheless retains a strong interest in LEED or needs to coordinate a project towards the LEED certification.

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  • Leed AP Bd c V4 Exam Complete Study Guide Building Design Construction

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Solar PV Engineering and Installation: Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification

Solar PV Engineering and Installation: Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Lowest new price: $26.69
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Author: Sean White
Brand: Taylor Francis

The NABCEP PV Installation Professional Exam is the gold standard certification exam for PV professionals and is famously difficult to pass. This book will provide test-taking strategy that can be used to most effectively study for and pass the exam. Code and theory is explained in the first half and will prove as useful background for the heart of the book which consists of practice exam questions and detailed explanations of the answers. It also contains essential strategy tools, short term memory tips and recommended reading which will be invaluable for anyone studying for the exam. The material in this book is not limited to those taking the exam as it will also be, more broadly, important for career progression and helping the reader to work safely with code compliant PV systems.

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  • Taylor Francis

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Solar Energy: The Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Conversion, Technologies and Systems

Solar Energy: The Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Conversion, Technologies and Systems Lowest new price: $24.13
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Author: Olindo Isabella
Brand: imusti

This comprehensive textbook takes you through everything you need to know about solar energy from the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells through to the design of PV systems for real-life applications.
 
Solar Energy is an invaluable reference for researchers, industrial engineers and designers working in solar energy generation. The book is also ideal for university and third-level physics or engineering courses on solar photovoltaics, with exercises to check students’ understanding and reinforce learning. It is the perfect companion to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Solar Energy (DelftX, ET.3034TU) presented by co-author Arno Smets. The course is available in English on the nonprofit open source edX.org platform, and in Arabic on edraak.org. Over 100,000 students have already registered for these MOOCs.

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  • Uit Cambridge Ltd.

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Flipping the Switch: Unleash the Power of Personal Accountability Using the QBQ!

Flipping the Switch: Unleash the Power of Personal Accountability Using the QBQ! Lowest new price: $3.64
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Author: John G. Miller
Brand: WaterBrook Press

In his bestselling book QBQ! The Question Behind the Question, John G. Miller revealed how personal accountability helps to create opportunity, overcome obstacles, and achieve goals by eliminating blame, complaining, and procrastination. The result? Stronger organizations, more dynamic teams, and healthier relationships.

Now Miller takes readers to the next level to show how they can use the power of the QBQ! and personal accountability every day.

When a light switch is flipped the flow of energy that is released reaches the lightbulb in an instant, bringing it to life. Similarly, asking the right kind of question-a QBQ-is the first step to empowering what Miller calls the Advantage Principles-five essential practices that will lead to a richer experience in every aspect of life:

- LEARNING: live an engaged and energized life through positive personal growth and change
- OWNERSHIP: attain goals by becoming a solution-oriented person who solves problems
- CREATIVITY: find new ways to achieve by succeeding "within the box"
- SERVICE: build a legacy by helping others succeed
- TRUST: develop deep and rewarding relationships

With compelling real-life stories and keen insights, Miller demonstrates how anyone can find success and satisfaction by "flipping the switch."

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  • Flipping the Switch: Unleash the Power of Personal Accountability Using the QBQ!

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Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air

Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air Lowest new price: $20.31
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Author: David JC MacKay
Brand: Chicago Review Press

Addressing the sustainable energy crisis in an objective manner, this enlightening book analyzes the relevant numbers and organizes a plan for change on both a personal level and an international scale—for Europe, the United States, and the world. In case study format, this informative reference answers questions surrounding nuclear energy, the potential of sustainable fossil fuels, and the possibilities of sharing renewable power with foreign countries. While underlining the difficulty of minimizing consumption, the tone remains positive as it debunks misinformation and clearly explains the calculations of expenditure per person to encourage people to make individual changes that will benefit the world at large.

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  • Used Book in Good Condition

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Fundamentals of HVACR (3rd Edition)

Fundamentals of HVACR (3rd Edition) Lowest new price: $180.75
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Author: Carter Stanfield

For courses in HVACR

 

Comprehensively introduces the fundamentals of HVACR in digestible units, supported by hundreds of colorful visual aids

Written in a style thatis easy to understand, this Third Edition of Fundamentals of HVACR introduces the principles of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The book is comprehensive enough to be used as the basis not only for HVACR courses, but for entire HVACR programs. Units are short and digestible, presenting complex material in a concise, straightforward manner without ever dumbing down its topics. Compared to other, similar texts, Fundamentals of HVACR is visually stunning, featuring 2900 supporting photographs, illustrations, drawings, and diagrams—most of them in full color. The Third Edition has been revised to reflect expanded coverage of electricity, motor controls, motor applications, new technologies, regulations, and changes in the HVACR market, and remains the most up-to-date HVACR text available.

 

Also available with MyHVACLab®

Created specifically for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration students and instructors, MyHVACLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with Stanfield and Skaves’s, Fundamentals of HVACR, Third Edition. It's designed to support students’ mastery and application of the HVAC skills they’ll need for a successful career. It provides 24/7 eText access, multimedia resources, and pre-built assignments that allow instructors to measure student performance and personalize the HVAC learning experience.

 

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab & Mastering does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for:

 

0134486161 / 9780134486161 Fundamentals of HVACR Plus MyHVACLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of:

  • 0134016165 / 9780134016160 Fundamentals of HVACR
  • 0134017897 / 9780134017891 MyHVACLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Fundamentals of HVACR, 3/e

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Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application

Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application Lowest new price: $76.79
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Author: James F. Manwell

Wind energy’s bestselling textbook- fully revised.

This must-have second edition includes up-to-date data, diagrams, illustrations and thorough new material on:

  • the fundamentals of wind turbine aerodynamics;
  • wind turbine testing and modelling;
  • wind turbine design standards;
  • offshore wind energy;
  • special purpose applications, such as energy storage and fuel production.

Fifty additional homework problems and a new appendix on data processing make this comprehensive edition perfect for engineering students.

This book offers a complete examination of one of the most promising sources of renewable energy and is a great introduction to this cross-disciplinary field for practising engineers.

“provides a wealth of information and is an excellent reference book for people interested in the subject of wind energy.” (IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, November/December 2003)

“deserves a place in the library of every university and college where renewable energy is taught.” (The International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol.41, No.2 April 2004)

“a very comprehensive and well-organized treatment of the current status of wind power.” (Choice, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2002)

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Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual

Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual Lowest new price: $29.95
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Author: Solar Energy International
Brand: imusti

Producing electricity from the sun using photovoltaic (PV) systems has become a major industry worldwide. But designing, installing and maintaining such systems requires knowledge and training, and there have been few easily accessible, comprehensive guides to the subject.

Now, with Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual, a world-class solar energy training and education provider—Solar Energy International (SEI)—has made available the critical information to successfully design, install and maintain PV systems. The book contains an overview of photovoltaic electricity and a detailed description of PV system components, including PV modules, batteries, controllers and inverters. It also includes chapters on sizing photovoltaic systems, analyzing sites and installing PV systems, as well as detailed appendices on PV system maintenance, troubleshooting and solar insolation data for over 300 sites around the world. Used worldwide as the textbook in SEI’s PV Design & Installation workshops, topics covered include:

The basics of solar electricity
PV applications and system components
Solar site analysis and mounting
Stand-alone and PV/generator hybrid system sizing
Utility-interactive PV systems
Component specification, system costs and economics
Case studies and safety issues

Photovoltaics guarantees that those wanting to learn the skills of tapping the sun’s energy can do so with confidence.

Solar Energy International (SEI) has the nonprofit mission to respond to the need for renewable energy education. Based in Carbondale, Colorado, and active around the world, SEI is a link between people and renewable energy resources, providing information, education and training to people who want to shape a sustainable future. SEI is recognized by the National Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) as dedicated independent provider of PV training programs that may be used toward attaining PV certification. Also, SEI is recognized as an Accredited Institution to offer PV training by the Institute for Sustainable Power (ISP).

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  • Photovoltaics Design and Installation Manual

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Wind Power For Dummies

Wind Power For Dummies Lowest new price: $14.12
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Author: Ian Woofenden
Brand: Ian Woofenden

The consumer guide to small-scale wind electricity production!

Maybe you're not T. Boone Pickens, but you can build your own home-sized wind-power empire right in your back yard. Wind Power For Dummies supplies all the guidance you need to install and maintain a sustainable, cost-effective wind generator to power your home for decades to come.

This authoritative, plain-English guide walks you through every step of the process, from assessing your site and available wind sources to deciding whether wind power is the solution for you, from understanding the mechanics of wind power and locating a contractor to install your system to producing your own affordable and sustainable electricity.

  • Guides you step by step through process of selecting, installing, and operating a small-scale wind generator to power your home
  • Demystifies system configurations, terminology, and wind energy principles to help you speak the language of the pros
  • Helps assess and reduce your energy needs and decide whether wind power is right for you
  • Explains the mechanics of home-based wind power
  • Shows you how to tie into the grid and sell energy back to the power company
  • Offers advice on evaluating all of the costs of and financing for your project
  • Provides tips on working with contractors and complying with local zoning laws

Yes, you can do it, with a little help from Wind Power For Dummies.

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  • Wind Power for Dummies

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Nanotechnology for Energy Sustainability, 3 Volume Set (Applications of Nanotechnology)

Nanotechnology for Energy Sustainability, 3 Volume Set (Applications of Nanotechnology) Lowest new price: $513.07
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In three handy volumes, this ready reference provides a detailed overview of nanotechnology as it is applied to energy sustainability. Clearly structured, following an introduction, the first part of the book is dedicated to energy production, renewable energy, energy storage, energy distribution, and energy conversion and harvesting. The second part then goes on to discuss nano-enabled materials, energy conservation and management, technological and intellectual property-related issues and markets and environmental remediation. The text concludes with a look at and recommendations for future technology advances.
An essential handbook for all experts in the field - from academic researchers and engineers to developers in industry.


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